Instrument Rating Helicopter 14 days, Van Nuys, California
Course Description

The Helicopter Instrument Rating is intended for those pilots who intend to go on to advanced helicopter ratings or who plan to become professional helicopter pilots. Many professional helicopter jobs Require a helicopter instrument rating.

Program Cost & Scheduling

$17,530.00. A $1,000.00 deposit confirms your position on the schedule. The balance is due 10 days prior to the start of your program. Payments are not refundable but can be used for rescheduling within 6 months. We accept cash, checks, MasterCard, Visa, American Express and Discover.

Aircraft Options

Robinson R22 and R44

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  • FAA Minimum – 150 hours (private through commercial).

    Complete 40 hours Minimum Instrument Flight Time, 15 hours of which must be in a helicopter.

  • Must Hold at Least a Private Helicopter Pilot Rating.

    FAA Written Test Certificate properly stamped with a grade of 80% or higher if possible. (70% is a minimum passing grade).

    *If the student has not studied and is not prepared to pass the written exam upon arrival, it will add additional days to your training. A one-on-one; test preparedness course is available for $1,500.00. This is a full, 3-day, all-day, intensive training program, with your personal flight instructor, to ensure you pass the FAA written exam and must be scheduled in advance to ensure availability.

  • Second Class Medical or Better.

  • Be able to read, speak, write, and understand the English language, or have such operating limitations placed on his/her pilot certificate as are necessary for safety.

    Birth Certificate or Current Passport showing proof of US citizenship.

    TSA Approval if required.


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