OSL AZL AVIATION TRAINING CENTER
PPL(H) - Private Pilot License (Helicopter)
PPL(H) (Private Pilot License – Helicopter) is the first step in your aviation career as a helicopter pilot.
You will start the training with the basic helicopter maneuver – single, main rotor rotating in a counterclockwise direction (looking downward on the rotor) – and end with long solo flights.
As a PPL(H) holder, you will be able to perform the duties as a helicopter commander (not in for payment purposes, private only), restricted to daytime flights unless you are expand your qualifications to VFR night flight rating.
We use our e-learning platform, additionally, we meet during lectures and consultations with our instructors.
After the theoretical training, you will have a state exam at the Aviation Examination Board. And do not worry – we will certainly prepare you perfectly for this.
During the PPL(H) license course we will cover topics related to the following subjects:
– Aviation law and flights planning procedures
– Man – abilities and limitations
– Connectivity for flight operations
– Flight rules
– Operational procedures
– Flight execution and planning
– Helicopter general knowledge
PPL(H) course happens on Robinson R-44 – the most popular single-engined piston helicopter in the world.
The practical part includes learning to maneuver (like looking downward on the rotor), those close to the ground, take-offs and landings, instructor-led and solo flying, flights without ground visibility, en-route flights, flights to large communication airports and emergency procedures.
The training ends with a state examination conducted by the Examiner of the Aviation Examination Board.
After completing the training, the entry in the license authorizing to fly the R-44-TR R44 helicopter is obtained.
At least 17 years of age on the day of entering the training
A Class 1 or 2 (necessary before the first solo flight)
A Class 1 medical certificate is valid for one year unless otherwise advised. A Class 2 certificate is generally granted at the same time as a Class 1 certificate but generally valid for longer.