Training in Private Helicopter Pilot's LicenceSuvi Aviation Pvt. Ltd
Frequent Asked Questions
Pass in Class 10 or its equivalent from any recognised Board.
The flying Institute trains candidates to become a Private Helicopter Pilot. The course duration is only of 6 months. The time period may vary depending on the circumstances. The course is conducted twice in a year. The course starts either in the month of January or June. Training is done on in R22 helicopters which is used all over the world for the training purpose. According to the DGCA licence, the age of the candidates must not be less than 17 years. They must clear the medical test conducted by DGCA empanelled doctor and to be declared physically fit by the doctors.
After completing the course, they can work as pilot on helicopters owned for Private purposes mainly for non commercial purpose.
They will be provided ground training which includes Air Regulations, Air Navigation, Aviation Meteorology, Technical (aircraft and engines) and Signals subjects
The students need to complete 40 hrs of flight time. The flying hours can be changed as per changes in the Aircraft Rules.
There are various types of Helicopter Pilots. They are as follows
Aerial Survey Pilot: Here the pilot conducts air operations in the remote area of the world where transportation is impossible.
Air Ambulance Pilot: It offers paramedic help where it needs immediate attention.
Police Services: Helps in tracking the criminals on land and sea
Search & Rescue: They assist police to locate injured or missing persons on land or water.
Charter Pilot: They generally carry fare-paying passengers and cargo as service demands. The flying duration is of very short duration
Flight Instructor: They instructs students in flying institutes
News Helicopter Pilot: ENG is a new concept in news world. In this news gathering helicopter, pilot carries cameras and the reporters to the scene of action - Live
Test Pilot: They test the newly built helicopters to ensure that the helicopters are intact position and are in a state to perform the function for what they are made.
Corporate Pilot: They fly planes owned by the corporate houses and the businessman
Private Helicopter Pilot: Theylearn to fly as a hobby, for personal business or who is planning to purchase their own aircraft.