Los Angeles Helicopters – Long Line Course in Action

October 12, 2008

Los Angeles Helicopters conducts a 20 hour vertical reference and 200′ steel long line training course from its facilities at the Long Beach airport and other locations. This video is of the first day of a ten day course. The course begins with pilots learning to fly the aircraft from the left seat while leaning far out of the aircraft, looking rearward (and down) and using the intersection of the rear cross tube and skid as reference — not sitting up and referencing the horizon like originally trained. This training is in preparation for the real-world utility helicopter industry where landing the aircraft in the wilderness on makeshift crisscrossed heliports made usually from logs.

Los Angeles Helicopters™ services include part 141 helicopter flight training lessons at our FAA accredited flight training school, helicopter tours and part 135 charters, production services, sales and service for buying, selling, maintaining and overhauling new and used helicopters. Los Angeles Helicopters is an appointed Robinson Helicopter Company dealer, service and overhaul center.

Duration : 0:5:31


4 Responses to “Los Angeles Helicopters – Long Line Course in Action”

  1. morrisonak on October 12th, 2008 7:20 am

    Great clip, really …
    Great clip, really puts it into perspective.

  2. mheil on October 12th, 2008 7:20 am

    Great video, Thanks …
    Great video, Thanks, Mark

  3. wireless3010 on October 12th, 2008 7:20 am

    too cool, looks …
    too cool, looks tough but fun.

  4. captaindave77 on October 12th, 2008 7:20 am

    good job Andre, …
    good job Andre, can’t wait until i am fit enough to fly again after my motorbike accident, i will be signing up for this course!! Keep up the good work looks great from England.

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