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HELICOPTER PILOT

FLIGHT TRAINING

Private Pilot

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Be at least 17 years of age
  • Be able to read, speak, write, and understand the English language
  • Hold a current medical certificate
  • Pass the knowledge test
  • Pass the practical test

Aeronautical Experience Requirements

  • 40 hours of flight time in a helicopter
    • 20 hours of instructional flight with an authorized flight instructor(CFI)
      • 3 hours of cross-country flight training
      • 3 hours of night flight training
        • One cross-country flight of over 50nm total distance
        • 10 takeoffs and 10 landings to a full stop
      • 3 hours of instructional flight for the test preparation within 2 calendar months before the date of the practical test
    • 10 hours of solo flight training
      • 3 takeoffs and landings to a full stop at an airport with an operating control tower
      • 5 hours of solo cross-country time
        • One solo cross-country flight of 75nm total distance with full stop landings at 3 points and one segment of at least 25nm between takeoff and landing locations

Commercial Pilot

General Requirements

  • Hold at least a private pilot certificate
  • Be at least 17 years of age
  • Be able to read, speak, write, and understand the English language
  • Hold a current medical certificate
  • Pass the knowledge test
  • Pass the practical test

Aeronautical Experience Requirements

  • 150 hours of flight time
    • 100 hours of pilot-in-command time
      • At least 35 hours in helicopters
      • 10 hours in cross-country flight
    • 20 hours of flight training with an authorized instructor(CFI)
      • 5 hours of simulated instrument training time
      • One 2-hour daytime cross-country flight of more than 50nm
      • One 2-hour night time cross-country flight of more than 50nm
      • 3 hours of instructional flight for the test preparation within 2 calendar months before the date of the practical test
    • 10 hours of solo flight time that include:
      • One cross-country flight with landings at a minimum of three points, with one segment consisting of a straight-line distance of at least 50nm from the original point of departure
      • 5 hours in night VFR conditions with 10 takeoffs and 10 landings

About Us

We are confident in our ability to accurately assess your training needs, as we have been professionals in our field for over 30 years. With 98% first time pass rates 9 years running, we are the logical choice for your first or next rating(s).

Directions

Address

Accelerated Flight Training LLC
7000 Merrill Ave. A-544 F2,
Chino, CA. 91710

Phone

(909) 597-5562

Email

wenhao@aftcenter.com