Whether you are looking to further your career in helicopters or merely trying to find a more time efficient way to commute to work, obtaining your Private Pilot Rotorcraft rating is your first step into the realm of helicopters.
To fly for Personal Business and Pleasure, not engaged in work for Compensation or Hire.
The hours quoted for the Private Pilot License are FAA minimums. The national average for a new pilot to achieve this certificate is 50 to 60 hours of flight time. Be cautious with schools that quote the minimums for the Private license. Time for this license depends on age, time dedicated, skill achievement and other factors. The goal is always to become a safe, confident, skilled, and competent pilot.