The Helicopter Pilot's Companion is essential reading for those who are considering training to be a helicopter pilot, those currently undertaking training and those who have recently gained their Private Pilot's Licence for helicopters.
Helen Krasner holds a Commercial Pilot's Licence and Instructor's Rating for helicopters and also flies fixed-wing aircraft for pleasure. She began working as a helicopter instructor in 2003, and instructs for Staffordshire Helicopters at Tatenhill Airfield, flying Robinson R22s and R44s. Helen has been writing professionally for many years, and writes about aviation for a number of publications. She is also the Newsletter Editor for BWPA [British Women Pilots' Assocation], and was nominated for an Aerospace Journalist of the Year award in 2004, for an article about flying helicopters in Russia. Resident - Derbyshire