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Pavia and Bolzano

Corso Pilota Elicottero PPL CPL

Helicopter's Licence for Private Pilot course PPL (H)

Pavia and Bolzano
Air Service Center offers courses to acquire a private pilot licence for helicopter pilots PPL (H)
We are accredited by ENAC authority (National Agency for Civil Aviation).

Minimum requirements for private pilot licence

In order to apply for helicopter private pilot licence PPL (H) you need fulfill next requirements:

- at 16 years of age;

- Category 2 medical certificate before the first flight, as required by EASA regulations;


The course for helicopter private pilot licence 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!

Practical training

- 45 hours of flight a 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 licence 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)

Courses in Pavia and Bolzano

Courses for helicopter pilots

Our courses are held it our offices in Pavia (Lombardy) and Bolzano (Trentino-Südtirol)

Also in the Weekend

Flexibility of course attendance

Our helicopter flight school offers a possibility to organize course attendance also on Saturday and Sunday.

Private Lessons

Our helicopter flight school offer Private Lessons on request

Certified ENAC

National Agency for Civil Aviation

Our flight school has been certified since 1987

Post-licence courses

On request post-licence courses are available CPL INTERVIEW, customizable training programs for example 5/10/15 hours or personalized hours package

Are you interested in other flight courses for helicopters?

Our flight school offers multiple courses and qualifications certified by ENAC for helicopter pilots, including: PPL (H) -PRIVATE PILOT LICENCE, CPL (H) - COMMERCIAL PILOT LICENCE, ATPL (H) - AIRLINE TRANSPORT PILOT LICENCE, IR - INSTRUMENTAL RATING, VFR - NIGHT FLIGHT (NIGHT RATING, FI- FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR)

Who We Are

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.

Who We Are

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Protezione Civile Pavia Elicotteri Bolzano Milano

Our Bases

Arena Po (PV) / Vipiteno (BZ) / Cortina d'Ampezzo (BL) / Merano (BZ)

Base Arena Po


Via Cascina Fabbrica 31/a
Arena Po (PV)
45° 04' 03" N - 9° 22' 31" E
Phone> +39 0385 272117
Radio Frequency 128.45

Base Vipiteno

Trentino Alto Adige
Phone: +39 335/6735346
Via Passo Pennes,
Vipiteno (BZ)
46°53'04" N 11°25'40" E

Base Cortina


Phone:+39 335/6358570
Località Fiames
Cortina d'Ampezzo (BL)
46°34'28.34" N - 12°06'56.39" E

Base Merano

Trentino Alto Adige

Phone:+39 335/6358848
46°42'32" N 11°12'12" E