In order to apply for helicopter private pilot license PPL (H) you need fulfill next requirements:
- at 16 years of age;
- Category 1 or 2 medical certificate before the first flight, as required by EASA regulations;
The course for helicopter private pilot license for PPL (H) has next theory training steps:
- 150 Hours of lessons divided into nine subjects according to EASA regulations from the relevant manual
- Voice in English with headphones
The lectures are held on the days and times to be determined by the instructor according to the needs of the students themselves, but the courses usually take place over the weekend so that people who work can set aside time for study without compromising on work commitments.
Our facility can accommodate students in the guesthouse, which includes a large cafeteria and different rooms so that the students can fully immerse themselves in this amazing and interesting world of flight!
- 45 hours of flight on a Schweizer HU 269 model helicopter, on the Arena Po helipad (PV)-- divided into 30 hours of dual control (DUAL)
- 15 hours of solo pilot control (PIC)
At the end of the course you will be issued a private pilot license PPL (H), to which all the machinery courses and qualifications may then be added.
-after completing the theory hours
-after having completed a minimum of 45 total flight hours
-after having turned 17 years old
The theory test takes place in the ENAC and the practical exam is in our centre at the Arena Po with an ENAC FE (FLIGHT EXAMINER)
Our courses are held it our offices in Pavia (Lombardy) and Bolzano (Trentino-Other Adige)
Our helicopter flight school offers a possibility to organize course attendance also on Saturday and Sunday.
For students living outside of Lombardy and Trentino-Alto Adige regions, in our flight school has guesthouse available - 2 meals and overnight stay are on request.
Air Service Center was founded in May 1987 in the Fabbrica district of Arena Po' (Pavia province), where its operational base remains to this day. Over the years,
Air Service Center has obtained the necessary permits to carry out activities in all professional sectors in which the helicopter is a vital business tool.
Via Cascina Fabbrica 31/a
Arena Po (PV)
45° 04' 03" N - 9° 22' 31" E
Phone> +39 0385 272117
Radio Frequency 128.45
Phone: +39 335/6735346
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