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Apache helicopter pilot training
December 10, 2017

Apache helicopter pilot training

Army aviation school graduates may fly Apache helicopters. Kim Steele/Photodisc/Getty Images Army helicopter pilots fly OH-58 Kiowa, UH-60 Black Hawk, AH-64 Apache and CH-47 Chinook combat helicopters, as of 2012. They learn to fly these helicopters in Army aviation school, where each aspiring pilot is taught to specialize in flying a particular type. Acceptance…

How to become a Police helicopter pilot?
November 16, 2017

How to become a Police helicopter pilot?

I first wrote and posted this series of 5 articles, How to Become a Police Helicopter Pilot in 2008. Since that time I have received a number of emails thanking me, and telling me that it is the best information available anywhere on the topic. (Click on the page links below to get to the articles) It is now 2013 and I have just finished going back through each…

Air Force helicopter pilot training
October 19, 2017

Air Force helicopter pilot training

From the more common Black Hawk to the lesser known Pave Hawk to the fantastically designed Osprey; when it comes to the variety of helicopters to the U.S. has to offer, the sky is the limit. The best part is all of them come with their own unique qualities which make them effective in the field. From serving as a transport for troops to providing ground support…

Becoming a helicopter pilot in the Army
October 3, 2017

Becoming a helicopter pilot in the Army

Every Veteran’s Day, I am reminded of the decade I spent in the military and the immeasurable impact it has had on me as an entrepreneur. Beyond the genuine camaraderie, black & white mission success criteria and a certain tempo that exists among military members, there were many lessons I learned that find their way into my daily life as a technology…

How to become a Marine helicopter pilot?
September 9, 2017

How to become a Marine helicopter pilot?

Marine Super Cobra Pilot Captain Derek Garden talks about his career. What do you do for a living? I fly AH-1W Super Cobras. It’s the Marines’ attack helicopter. How would you describe what you do? My primary job is to fly my helicopter and provide CAS (Close Air Support) to the Marines on the ground. Basically to keep them safe by way of protecting their transport…

How to become Army helicopter pilot?
July 15, 2017

How to become Army helicopter pilot?

Army pilots help other soldiers by providing both field and technical support. Army pilots begin their service by undergoing the same basic training and courses of study as all members of the Army. Candidates then go through rigorous, specialized training to earn the ability to fly. A high school diploma is required. Being an army will require basic training…

Commercial helicopter pilot training in India
July 3, 2017

Commercial helicopter pilot training in India

Whether it was the Tomahawk, Warhawk, or Kittyhawk, the Curtiss P-40 was a successful and versatile fighter aircraft during the first half of World War II. The shark-mouthed Tomahawks that General Claire Chennault led against the Japanese remain among the most popular airplanes of the war. In the Phillipines, Lt. Boyd D. Wagner became the first American ace of…

Helicopter pilot training cost in India
June 29, 2017

Helicopter pilot training cost in India

Advertisement The job of a pilot is a highly specialised one. It requires knowledge of air navigation, interpretation of meteorological reports, operating sophisticated electronic and mechanical controls, leading the aircraft under adverse circumstances, and being a leader to the flight crew and passengers under climatic and other emergency situations. You are…

Helicopter pilot training Australia
June 13, 2017

Helicopter pilot training Australia

In Australia, there are two types of licences available: Commercial Helicopter Pilot Licence (CPL(H)) and Private Helicopter Pilot Licence (PPL(H)) . The CPL(H) qualifies you to work as a helicopter pilot anywhere in Australia, while the PPL(H) allows you to enjoy flying helicopters for leisure. Both licence types require you to obtain a Student Pilot Licence…

Coast Guard helicopter pilot training
May 16, 2017

Coast Guard helicopter pilot training

Protecting the Pacific Northwest The Coast Guard s Advanced Helicopter Rescue School is where Coast Guard helicopter pilots and crews receive training in conducting rescues in heavy weather and heavy surf conditions. Formerly known as the Advanced Rescue Swimmer School, it was started to provide specialized skills to Aviation Survival Technicians when dealing…

Helicopter pilot training Houston
May 4, 2017

Helicopter pilot training Houston

West Houston Airport, formerly known as Lakeside Airport, has been actively promoting flight training since 1962. The location of the airport combined with its enthusiastic administration and customers is what makes learning to fly at West Houston Airport an exhilarating experience. The professional staff of pilot instructors are well qualified and of the highest…

Commercial helicopter pilot training cost
August 6, 2016

Commercial helicopter pilot training cost

All helicopter students, regardless of school, will also incur additional costs associated with their training that should be considered as you plan your training program: • Pilot supplies (book bag, knee boards, charts, etc.): $150-$250 • Books and training aids: Approx. $150 • FAA medical exam (REQUIRED): $150 • FAA written test (REQUIRED): $150 • FAA examiner’s…

How to become a helicopter pilot Australia?
May 11, 2016

How to become a helicopter pilot Australia?

How long has Australian Helicopter Pilot School been operating? Australian Helicopter Pilot School has been in business for over 30 years and has trained more than 800 Students. Chief Flying Instructor and Chief Pilot Bill Miller has over 11, hours of instructional helicopter flight experience and over 4, hours of commercial flight experience. Why is it important…

Helicopter pilot training Canada
April 11, 2016

Helicopter pilot training Canada

Great Lakes Helicopter offers a wide variety of helicopter flight training options to meet each individuals needs. If you are curious about flying a helicopter, we offer an hour long introduction lesson for those who are interested in trying their hand at the controls for the first time. See details of our introductory flights here. We also have different programs…

Cost of becoming a helicopter pilot
February 23, 2016

Cost of becoming a helicopter pilot

A lot of people ask me, How can I become a helicopter pilot I have answered most of them in the same way over and over again. I just figured I should post some general information to help people decide if that is what they really want to do. There are a lot of things to consider before you make a career decision like that, and there is a lot of things you need…

Helicopter pilot training South Africa
October 8, 2016

Helicopter pilot training South Africa

NAC’s technical training facility, a South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) and Transport Education Training Authority accredited Aviation Training Organisation (ATO) at Rand Airport, offers a 1st year theoretical and practical syllabus for the Aircraft Maintenance Mechanic trade, demonstrating the group’s dedication to the aviation industry and to the…

Helicopter pilot training School
August 21, 2016

Helicopter pilot training School

Learning to fly a helicopter and successfully acquiring your pilot rating is a rewarding and gratifying experience. At Tanalian Aviation we’re proud to offer flight instruction for private, commercial, instrument, certified flight instructor and instrument instructor as well as vertical reference ratings. Our instructors have hundreds if not thousands of flight…

Helicopter pilot training Utah
March 12, 2016

Helicopter pilot training Utah

Our Professional Pilot courses provide students with the opportunity to gain the license and ratings needed to be employed as a CFI helicopter pilot and give them the best start to a career as a pilot. Our program is structured to complete the flight portion of training in a six semester sequence. Southern Utah University - Helicopter Flight Training and Degree…

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