Helicopter Pilot Training

Helicopters, Inc. provides helicopter flight instruction to fixed-wing pilots with no rotary-wing experience, ex-military pilots, and the occasional pilot-to-be. The Enstrom helicopter is a responsive and safe machine for student training.

We have two full-time rotorcraft CFI's, who have trained many private pilots, commercial pilots, and flight instructors.

How long does it take to get a license?

For a private pilot license, 40 hours minimum dual/solo. The national average for obtaining a private helicopter license is 65 hours for training to proficiency. A commercial license requires a minimum of 150 hours.

How much does it cost?

Our rates begin at $490 per hour, dual or solo. However, we do have a program to reduce these costs.

What are the medical requirements for becoming a pilot?

Private 3rd class. Commercial 2nd class.

What types of career opportunities are there for helicopter pilots?

The helicopter industry is expanding with new opportunities in EMS and offshore helicopter services. Our students have gone on to careers with a wide variety of different helicopter companies from air tours to emergency medical services.

If you have an interest in becoming a helicopter pilot, we will be happy to talk with you more about what it takes to become a pilot and how we can help you get there.