Private & Commercial Training
Helicopters, Inc. provides helicopter flight instruction and transition training to fixed-wing pilots with no rotary-wing experience, ex-military pilots, and the occasional pilot-to-be. The Enstrom helicopter is a responsive and safe machine for student training.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO GET A LICENSE?
For a private pilot license, 40 hours minimum dual/solo. The national average for obtaining a private helicopter license is 65 hours for training to proficiency. A commercial license requires a minimum of 150 hours.
WHAT ARE THE MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS FOR BECOMING A PILOT?
Private 3rd class. Commercial 2nd class.
WHAT TYPES OF CAREERS ARE THERE FOR PILOTS?
The helicopter industry is expanding with new opportunities in EMS and offshore helicopter services. Our students have gone on to careers with a wide variety of different helicopter companies from air tours to emergency medical services.
If you have an interest in becoming a helicopter pilot, we will be happy to talk with you more about what it takes to become a pilot and how we can help you get there.