The Private Pilot certificate is the first step toward your career as a helicopter pilot. This program focuses on Federal Aviation Regulations, helicopter aerodynamics and systems, emergency procedures, basic maneuvers, aeronautical decision-making and scenario-based training at high altitude. Upon completing the program and passing your final checkride, you will hold a certificate to act as pilot in command of a helicopter and carry passengers, but not for compensation or hire.
Estimated Tuition to Meet FAA Minimums – $16,000
Please note that although the minimum is 40 hours, most students require at least 50-60 hours to complete this program. You should take this into consideration while budgeting for your training.
Truckee Base Headquarter
12219 Business Park Drive Ste 12, Truckee, CA 96161
Rio Vista Base
3000 Bauman Road, Suite C
Rio Vista, CA 94571
Turin Alps European Branch
Via San Francesco D’Assisi 22
Turin, 10121 Italy
Resort at Squaw Creek
400 Squaw Creek Rd, Olympic Valley, CA 96146
South Lake Tahoe Airport
1901 Airport Road
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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