Primary Training

Learn to Fly a Helicopter with our Part 61 Programs

This program is great for anyone who wants to learn to fly a helicopter in a relaxed environment at their pace or are completely new to helicopter pilot training. Heliventures FAA Part 61 helicopter training school programs follow the same syllabus of training and use the same books and study material as Part 141 helicopter training school programs but without the strict accelerated style of instruction. The quality of training that our Part 61 students receive is no different than the quality that a Part 141 students receive. Heliventures is one of the nation's leading FAR part 61 flight schools. Contact us today to find out more about of program.

PRIVATE PILOT HELICOPTER - Part 61

FAA Requirements:

  1. Obtain an FAA medical certificate.
  2. Pass an FAA written exam.
  3. Pass an FAA Check Ride.
  4. Log a minimum of 40 hours total flight time.

Helicopter Training School Course Includes the following:

  1. 30 hours of dual instruction. $500.00/hr – $15,000.00
  2. 10 hours of solo flight. $500.00/hr – $5,000.00
  3. 40 hours of ground instruction. $45.00/hr – $1,800.00

Total – $21,800.00

INSTRUMENT PILOT HELICOPTER - Part 61

FAA Requirements:

  1. Hold a private pilot helicopter certificate.
  2. Hold a valid medical certificate.
  3. Pass an FAA written exam.
  4. Pass an FAA check ride.
  5. Log a minimum of 40 hours of instrument training.

Helicopter Training School Course Includes:

  1. 40 hours instrument flight instruction. $550/hr
  2. 40 hours ground instruction. $45.00/hr

Total – $23,800

COMMERCIAL PILOT HELICOPTER - Part 61

FAA Requirements:

  1. Complete the Private Pilot Helicopter Course.
  2. Hold an FAA medical certificate.
  3. Pass an FAA written exam.
  4. Pass an FAA Check Ride.
  5. Log a minimum of 150 hours total flight time as a pilot.

Helicopter Training School Course Includes:

  1. 15 hours of dual instruction. $500.00/hr – $7,500.00
  2. 90 hours of solo flight. $500.00/hr – $45,000.00
  3. 30 hours of ground instruction. $45.00/hr – $1,350.00
  4. 5 hours Instrumental dual instruction $500.00/hr – $2,500.00

Total – $56,350.00

CERTIFIED FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR HELICOPTER - Part 61

Course Requirements:

  1. Hold a commercial pilot-helicopter certificate.
  2. Hold an FAA second-class medical certificate.
  3. Pass two FAA written exams.
  4. Pass an FAA check ride.

Helicopter Training School Course Includes:

  1. 25 hours dual instruction. $500.00/hr – $12,500.00
  2. 25 hours ground instruction. $45.00/hr – $1,125.00

Total – $13,625.00

ADD-ON RATINGS

PRIVATE PILOT ADD-ON HELICOPTER

FAA Requirements:

  1. Hold an pilot certificate.
  2. Hold an FAA medical certificate.
  3. Pass an FAA check ride.
  4. Log a minimum of 30 hours of flight time in helicopters.

Helicopter Training School Course Includes:

  1. 25 hours dual instruction. $500.00/hr – $12,500.00
  2. 25 hours ground instruction. $45.00/hr – $1,125.00

Total – $15,900.00

INSTRUMENT PILOT ADD-ON HELICOPTER

FAA Requirements:

  1. Hold a private pilot helicopter license.
  2. Hold an airplane instrument rating.
  3. Hold a valid medical certificate.
  4. Pass an FAA check ride.
  5. Log a minimum of 15 hours of instrument instruction in helicopters.

Helicopter Training School Course Includes:

  1. 15 hours of instrument flight instruction. $550.00/hr – $8,250
  2. 5 hours of ground instruction. $45.00/hr – $225.00

Total – $8,475.00

COMMERCIAL PILOT ADD-ON HELICOPTER

FAA Requirements:

  1. Hold a private pilot certificate.
  2. Have an minimum of 100 hours pilot in command in powered aircraft.
  3. Hold an FAA medical certificate.
  4. Log a minimum of 50 hours in helicopters to include 35 hours of pilot in command time.
  5. Pass an FAA check ride.

Helicopter Training School Course Includes:

  1. 25 hours dual instruction. $500.00/hr – $12,500.00
  2. 35 hours solo flight. $500.00/hr – $17,500.00
  3. 35 hours ground instruction. $45.00/hr – $1,575.00

Total – $31,575.00

All prices are subject to change without notice. Costs are based on FAA minimums. There may be additional costs incurred during training that are not listed above. If you want to learn to fly a helicopter in a relaxed setting, call our helicopter training school today!

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