My helicopter FI course – Part 2 by Helen Krasner
Oct04

My helicopter FI course – Part 2 by Helen Krasner

Previously I described the first two weeks of my helicopter FI course, which I undertook more years ago thank I care to work out. As I explained last month, I found those two weeks really tough. The third week was similar and on top of that I was ill. Here are some extracts from the diary I kept at the time… Wednesday 12 Feb Crap visibility and low cloud, so no flying. Maybe just as well, as I have a bad cold and a pounding...

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My helicopter FI course – Part I by Helen Krasner
Sep18

My helicopter FI course – Part I by Helen Krasner

It’s many years since I qualified as a helicopter instructor and nearly as long since I thought about my Flight Instructor (FI) course in any detail. But I was sorting through some stuff recently and I happened to come across the detailed diary which I kept during those weeks. The diary reminded me of just how hard I found that course. Indeed, it was probably the most difficult few weeks of my whole flying career. I wrote about it...

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