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License Trainings

The helicopter pilot training is an assignment we follow with heart and persuasion. During the training you will pass a lot of time with your assigned flight instructor (mentor). The right atmosphere between flight training organization/flight instructor and student is the basis for the choice of the training institution. Our flight instructors are highly qualified and have a broad wealth of experience, not only in the field of commercial flight operations, but also in the fields of air rescue and police service.  


PPL(H) acc. to EASA FCL

The private helicopter pilot license PPL(H) is your access to the world of helicopter flying. It qualifies to transport not commercially persons and things by day.


Training requirements

and necessary documents to apply for the PPL(H) training:

·         Minimum age 16 years at the beginning of the training

·         Approval of the legal representative for minor applicants

·         Aeromedical certificate of class II *

·         Application of reliability check **

·         Receipt of application criminal record type „O“
( Shipped directly to the authority )

·         Excerpt of Central Office of Traffic Offenders ( Kraftfahrtbundesamt ) **

·         Declaration about floating proceedings

·         Certificate of Basic Life Support or First Aid

·         Submission and copy of identity card or passport

·         2 passport photographs

* List of aeromedical examination sites available at LifeFlight

** Application form available at LifeFlight

Course of the Training

The private helicopter pilot license PPL(H) training consists of a theoretical and a practical part. The duration of the training depends on your possibilities and amounts to ca. five to nine months.  

 

The theoretical training comprises 100 lessons in the following subjects:

·         Air Law

·         General Aircraft Knowledge

·         Flight Performance and Flight Planning

·         Human Performance and Limitations

·         Meteorology

·         Navigation

·         Operational Procedures

·         Principles of Flight

·         General Flight Safety

 

The theoretical training can take place in

·         combination of evening- and day courses

·         distance learning course

·         compact course in three fulltime weeks, or as

·         single course by arrangement


Termination of the theoretical training

The theoretical examination will be taken at the district government Düsseldorf after finishing the theoretical training.

 

Course of the practical training

The practical flight training starts parallel to the theoretical training and will be finished after passing the theoretical examination. In at least 46 flight hours you learn to control a helicopter. A practical examination is the last step on your way to become a private helicopter pilot PPL(H). This final examination will be performed on your familiar training helicopter.

 

For the practical training, the following helicopter types are available:

·         Schweizer 300

·         Robinson R44

·         Eurocopter EC 120

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CPL(H) acc. to JAR FCL2

The commercial helicopter pilot license qualifies to commercially transport on helicopters with one pilot as pilot in command or to transport commercially as co-pilot on helicopters, for which a co-pilot is necessary. 

Training requirements

and necessary documents to apply for the CPL(H) training:

·         Minimum age 17 years at the beginning of the training
( Minimum Age for the acquisition of the license is 18 years)

·         Approval of the legal representative for minor applicants

·         Aeromedical certificate of class I *

·         Proof of sufficient knowledge in mathematics, english and physics

·         Application of reliability check **

·         Receipt of application criminal record type „O“
(Direct forwarding to the authority)

·         Excerpt of Central Office of Traffic Offenders ( Kraftfahrtbundesamt ) **

·         Declaration about floating proceedings

·         Certificate of First Aid

·         If existing, Copy of PPL(H) and proof of flight experience

·         If existing, accredited copy of BZF I

·         Submission and copy of identity card or passport

·         4 passport photographs

* List of aeromedical examination sites available at LifeFlight

** Application form available at LifeFlight

Training Opportunities

There are three different possibilities to pass the commercial helicopter pilot training:

1)     Integrated training without previous knowledge

A full time training, which assumes that you have no previous knowledge. The theoretical training comprises 350 lessons*, the practical training consists of 135 flight hours.

After at least 45 flight hours, the intermediate examination to acquire the PPL(H) can be  conducted..

2)     Modular training without previous knowledge

A training, which consists of different completed modules. Here, too, you need no previous knowledge:

1. Modul

The first module is the way to the private pilot license PPL(H).

2. Modul

Collect the necessary flight experience up to a total flight experience of 155 hours, so that you fullfil the requirements to start the commercial pilot license training CPL(H). At least 50 hours have to be performed as pilot in command (PIC) and at least 10 hours during cross-country flights.

3. Modul

In the last module, you receive the training for the acquisition of the CPL(H). This training comprises distance learning with 72 hours ground course and 35 hours flight training (incl. night qualification).  

3)     Modular training for PPL(H) holder

With a valid private helicopter pilot license PPL(H), a total flight experience of 155 hours, of that at least 50 hours as pilot in command (PIC) and 10 hours during cross-country flights and night qualification, you can acquire the commercial helicopter pilot license CPL(H) with a distance learning course, 72 hours ground course and 30 hours practical training.

Whichever option you choose depends on your possibilities. We gladly advise you and together we can work out an optimal training concept.

Duration

The integrated training has to be finished within 24 months. An extension is not possible.

The duration of the modular training is more flexible and suitable for applicants, who cannot take part in a full time training. Only the third module has a time limit of max. 18 months for the theoretical part, and 36 months for the practical part.  

For the practical training, the following helicopter types are available:

·         Schweizer 300

·         Robinson R44

·         Eurocopter EC120

·         Eurocopter EC135

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ATPL(H) acc. JAR FCL2

The next superior license after the CPL(H) is the Airline Transport Pilot License ATPL(H). This license is necessary for all working fields, which go beyond the rights of the CPL(H).

Training requirements

and necessary documents to apply for the ATPL(H) training:

·         Minimum age 17 years at the beginning of the training
( Minimum Age for the acquisition of the license is 21 years)

·         Approval of the legal representative for minor applicants

·         Aeromedical certificate of class I *

·         Proof of sufficient knowledge in mathematics, english and physics

·         Application of reliability check **

·         Receipt of application criminal record type „O“
(Direct forwarding to the authority)

·         Excerpt of Central Office of Traffic Offenders ( Kraftfahrtbundesamt ) **

·         Declaration about floating proceedings

·         Certificate of First Aid

·         If existing, Copy of PPL(H) and proof of flight experience

·         If existing, accredited copy of BZF I

·         Submission and copy of identity card or passport

·         4 passport photographs

* List of aeromedical examination sites available at LifeFlight

** Application form available at LifeFlight

Training Opportunities

There are three different possibilities to pass the commercial helicopter pilot training:

1)     Integrated training without previous knowledge

A full time training, which assumes that you have no previous knowledge. The theoretical training comprises 650 lessons*, the practical training consists of 150 flight hours.

After at least 45 flight hours, the intermediate examination to acquire the PPL(H) can be  conducted.

2)     Modular training without previous knowledge

A training, which consists of different completed modules. Here, too, you need no previous knowledge:

1. Modul

The first module is the way to the private pilot license PPL(H).

2. Modul

Collect the necessary flight experience up to a total flight experience of 155 hours, so that you fullfil the requirements to start the commercial pilot license training CPL(H). At least 50 hours have to be performed as pilot in command (PIC) and at least 10 hours during cross-country flights.

3. Modul

In the last module, you receive the training for the acquisition of the CPL(H). This training comprises distance learning with 72 hours ground course and 35 hours flight training (incl. night qualification).  

3)     Modular training for PPL(H) holders

With a valid private helicopter pilot license PPL(H), a total flight experience of 155 hours, of that at least 50 hours as pilot in command (PIC) and 10 hours during cross-country flights and night qualification, you can acquire the commercial helicopter pilot license CPL(H) with a distance learning course, 72 hours ground course and 30 hours practical training.

The choice for the right training depends on your possibilities. We are glad to advise you and develop the ideal training concept for you.

Duration

The integrated training has to be finished within 36 months; an extension is not possible.

The duration of the modular training is more flexible. This training is suitable for applicants, who have no possibility to take part in fulltime training. Only the third module has a time limitation of max. 18 months for the theoretical part, and 36 months for the practical part.

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