Professional Pilot – Helicopter

The Professional Helicopter Pilot Course is an intensive training course for people who want to become professional helicopter pilots. This course is highly recommended to get the most for your training dollars. It allows an individual to meet the qualifications for an Instrument Rating and Flight Instructor Rating. For little additional cost, an External Load Rating can be added.


To be eligible for a Professional Pilot License, a person must:

  • Hold at least a current FAA Second Class Medical
  • Obtain a Helicopter Private Pilot Certificate
  • Obtain a Helicopter Commercial Pilot Certificate
  • Obtain a Helicopter Instrument Rating
  • Become a Helicopter Certified Flight Instructor
  • Become a Helicopter Certified Flight Instructor – Instruments
  • Pass FAA knowledge and practical examinations