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The Commercial Pilot's License (CPL(H)) This is the standard professional license, and the one a pilot will hold after successful completion of a recognized training course under either the JAA modular or integrated systems.

To be a commercial pilot in the U.S. a person must be at least 18 years old, be able to read, write and speak Engish and receive a logbook endorsement from an authorized commercial pilot who conducted the required ground training, certified that the person is prepared for the required knowledge test, met the aeronautical experience requirements and passed the required practical test on areas of operation.

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Unless you completed flight school before commissioning, you will receive flight training through the Naval Flight Training program in Florida, at Pensacola and Whiting Field. The training lasts approximately 20 months. You will finish your training and qualify to fly a helicopter at the Coast Guard's Aviation Training Center in Mobile, Ala. Throughout your career, you will complete a one-week proficiency course to maintain your skills.