flight training
rotary wing aircraft

main parts of the helicopter
main components and controls
unique features of helicopters
tandem rotor helicopters
how to fly a helicopter
tips for training in helicopters

how rotary wing aircraft work

Here are some of the component parts that make up a helicopter. While this is an example of one specific helicopter (UH-1C), not all helicopters will have all of the parts listed here. This will show the main elements of the aircraft and the location of each component. Just mouse over the grey spots to see the explanation of the parts of the helicopter below.

just mouse over the black dots for a description of the main components