Professional Helicopter Pilot Program

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Step One: Private

During this portion of your flight training you will earn your Private Helicopter Rating that allows you to fly with passengers.

Step Two: Instrument

During this portion of your flight training you will learn how to fly the helicopter by sole reference of the instruments.

Step Three: Commercial

During this portion of your flight training you will hone your flying skills to a profesional standard, this rating also allows you to fly for compensation or hire.

Step Three: (CFI) Certified Flight Instructor

During this portion of your flight training you will learn how to teach others how to fly.

Step Three: (CFII) Certified Flight Instructor Instrument

During this portion of your flight training you will learn how to teach others how to fly on instruments.

  • Dual Instruction $315 per hour
  • Dual Instrument Instruction $325 per hour
  • Solo Rate $265 per hour
  • Ground Instruction $60 per hour
  • Written Tests ( 5 X $150 = ) $750
  • Examiner Fees $3300
  • Estimated Cost of Professional Course $50- $60,000

This estimate includes flight hours, ground school, materials, and testing fees that you might expect to spend while obtaining the required certificates.