The Bell 412 Helicopter

Learn the basics of the Bell 412 in a flight simulator
Free tutorial
Rating: 4.4 out of 5 (24 ratings)
662 students
1hr 47min of on-demand video

The basics of flying the Bell 412 helicopter in a flight simulator
Takeoff, Landing, Hovering
Single and Dual Engine Failures
Automatic Flight Control System (AFCS) Basics


  • An interest in helicopters


In this course I introduce some basic features of the Bell 412 and also some normal and abnormal procedures, according to the real flight manual. I am using the flight simulator X-Plane to show you all the content, giving you the opportunity to try it at home without spending thousands of dollars on real helicopter flighttime. This course can be a follow-up to my course about basic helicopter flying, giving you some first experience on a complex helicopter.
Disclaimer: all the course material is shown in a flight simulator. This is no real flight instruction.

Used simulator: X-Plane
Used aircraft: (payware): XTrident B412

Who this course is for:

  • Aviation and/or flightsim enthusiasts and pilots


Pilot and Flight Instructor
Maximilian Hirn
  • 4.5 Instructor Rating
  • 52 Reviews
  • 1,453 Students
  • 4 Courses

I have been an airline pilot for 15 years and a flight instructor on fixed-wing aircraft for nearly 10 years. Recently I also became a helicopter pilot. My second professional interest besides aviation is programming. I do have a university degree in computer science and also work as a self-employed software developer.

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