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.
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