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PRIVATE PILOT PPL (H)

With the private pilot license you get the privileges to make private, non-commercial flights.

After training, at least 2 hours of flying are required annually, including a verification flight performed with an examiner.

To obtain the PPL-H private pilot license it will be necessary to complete a theoretical part and a part of flight practice.

The candidate must:

  • be in possession of a medical certificate of at least class 2 qualification,

  • must be 17 years old at the time of the exam,

  • must have passed the exams concerning the theoretical part.

For the practical part, the following will be carried out:

  • at least 45 total flight hours,

  • 35 hours will be carried out with the type of helicopter with which the practical exam will take place,

  • 10 hours of flight will be with the function of commander (solo flight),

  • a maximum of 5 hours can be performed on a simulator.

 

The practice will take place on a helicopter owned by Simplon Air while the examination flight will be conducted by an authorized examiner. Practice flights can be carried out with your own helicopter.

 

TRAINING PROGRAM

  • orientation interview and dual-command test lesson on a helicopter model of your choice,

  • general planning of the course together with the instructor,

  • verification of medical suitability,

  • start of practical training and attendance of theoretical and radiotelephony courses,

  • theoretical exam at the aeronautical authority and practical exam of radiotelephony,

  • flight exam with examiner.

 

The dates and times of the practical lessons are agreed directly with the instructor, not with the supply base.

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