Welcome to Upper Limit Aviation - Turbine Transition and Advanced Courses
Upper Limit Aviation offers courses in five helicopter-rotorcraft certifications from Private Pilot through Certified Flight Instrument Instructor. Adhering to FAA standards and regulations, all of ULA's courses are FAR Part 141 and Part 61 approved.
Additionally, FAR Part 141 special curricula courses are offered by ULA, they include:
- Turbine Transition
- External Load
- Mountain Flying
- R44 Transition
- SFAR 73 Transition.
Turbine Transition Course Details
16.5 clock hours / Completion time: 2-3 weeks
The student will demonstrate, through written tests, flight test, and appropriate records that they meet the skill and aeronautical knowledge to safely transition into a turbine helicopter. The student must demonstrate their ability to the level of the pilot certificate held.
This course will allow the student to acquire the knowledge, skill, and aeronautical experience necessary for them to safely transition into a turbine engine helicopter.
Students will be taught the procedures unique to the aircraft with introduction to and instruction on the controls and systems of the turbine engine helicopter.
The procedures and skills include preflight preparation, normal procedures, emergency procedures, limitations and performance.
- Hold a Private Pilot rating in helicopter/rotorcraft
- FAA medical certificate
- Pass the ULA practical examination
- 9 hours ground training
- 5 hours flight
- 2.5 pre/post
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