By Kyle Garrett
If you’ve been looking at helicopter flight schools, our recent article offers five things you should consider before you start your helicopter flight training.
In our new article Helicopter Flight Training: Five Things to Consider When Looking at Helicopter Flight Schools we offer insight into selecting a good helicopter flight school. From establishing your eligibility to developing a budget and considering aircraft, our new article will help you get started on the right foot. The following is just a taste, be sure to click through to read the whole thing:
The very first thing you need to know is whether you are eligible for at least a student pilot certificate and what it will take to get your private pilot certificate. Thankfully, the FAA has strict requirements that must be met and they don’t keep them a secret. It is important that you understand any possible limitations you may experience early in the process. In general, you must be at least 16 years old, be able to read, speak and understand English, and hold at least a current third-class medical certificate. A medical examination at a qualified aviation medical examiner will provide you with both a medical certificate and student pilot certificate. While a student pilot certificate is not required for training with an instructor, you must have one for solo training flights and it is recommended you see the medical examiner as early in your training as possible in case any complications should arise…read more >>
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