22 JUN 2005
Night Contact `C'
a. The purpose of this block is to develop air work skills
during basic maneuvers and autorotation in the TH-57C model
aircraft at night.
Emphasize 90/180-degree autorotations.
Special Syllabus Requirements.
hover scan, night visual flight techniques, helicopter
procedures at night, vertigo, disorientation procedures,
emergency procedures at night, engine failures at night),
night course rules (NDZ, Santa Rosa, Choctaw, Duke Field),
use of low work areas at night, landing site evaluation at
night, use of lights, and landing zone lighting.
Items for SMA Night Contact stage (VASI/PAPI, night route
chart preparation, inadvertent IMC on night route, precision
navigation using GPS), hospital route, organization of SMA
night flights, and common student errors at night.