The helicopter training PPL(H) is effectively a licence to fly helicopters in your private capacity. The process may sound simple but your private pilot licence can cost you between R 98 000 to R 110 000.
The Minimum Requirements for helicopter training in South Africa are: 17 Years or older. Class II Aviation Medical. 50 hours Training, Including compulsory 15 hours Solo Time and 5 Hours of cross-country navigation.
What qualifications do I need to be a helicopter pilot?
- hold a Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL) issued by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)
- be over 18 years of age.
- pass the Civil Aviation Authority medical before you can take a course – the medical includes tests on your fitness, hearing and vision.
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