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Private Helicopter Pilot

Private Helicopter Pilot                                                Cost     $48,750.00

This program is designed for someone wanting to be able to fly a helicopter privately and provides the graduating student with a private helicopter pilot license.  (Note:  The private license does not allow the graduating student to work as a commercial helicopter pilot) This program includes:

private helicopter145 hours of flight time including Dual/Solo training Flight time includes:

  • Familiarization – Preparation for flight;
  • Effects of controls including airspeed changes, straight and level flight, climbs and descents and turns;
  • Hovering;
  • Takeoff and landing;
  • In flight emergencies;
  • Auto-rotations into the wind, 180°, 360°;

private helicopter280 hours of ground school including:

  • Bell 206 helicopter study which includes flight controls, engine, transmission, rotor systems, operating limitations, performance, center of gravity, emergency procedures, briefings on air exercises and flight safety;
  • Air Law;
  • Meteorology;
  • Navigation;
  • General Aviation;
  • Theory of Flight