Safe Autorotation Technique by Claude Vuichard

Rotor Safety Challenge (RSC)
Pilot, Safety
Instructor: Claude Vuichard, Vuichard Recovery Aviation Safety Foundation

In this session, we’ll review the main causes of autorotation accidents and incidents, especially in training, and show how to prevent them. Attendees will also learn techniques for performing safe landings in various operational situations in the event of an engine failure.

Instructor Bio

Claude Vuichard is president of the Vuichard Recovery Aviation Safety Foundation. A pioneer in the helicopter industry, Claude has more than 16,000 hours of flight experience with 15 different type ratings. He also flew as a high-altitude rescue pilot for Air-Zermatt, piloted presidential aircraft and search-and-rescue missions on behalf of the Swiss government, and served as a civil aviation flight inspector for the Swiss civil aviation authority. Claude is the creator of the Vuichard Recovery Technique for Vortex Ring State escape.

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