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Private Helicopter Pilot License

Dive into the realm of helicopter flight with our Private Helicopter License Course at Summit Aviation NY. Designed to equip aspiring pilots with comprehensive skills, this program introduces students to helicopter dynamics, flight controls, and the intricacies of navigating diverse aerial environments. Throughout the course, students will master a multitude of maneuvers essential for helicopter piloting. By the course’s end, you’ll possess the aeronautical knowledge and flight proficiency needed to obtain your helicopter pilot rating.

  • Introduction to Helicopter Theory
  • Flight Control Mastery
  • Navigating the Flight Environment
  • Maneuver Proficiency
  • Aeronautical Knowledge Development

*No prior flight experience required.*

Instrument Rating (Helicopter)

Elevate your piloting skills with our Helicopter Instrument Rating Course at Summit Aviation NY. Designed to augment your existing pilot’s license, the instrument rating allows you to navigate under instrument flight rules (IFR), crucial for high-altitude and adverse weather flying. Whether you’re advancing towards a professional pilot program or seeking enhanced proficiency, acquiring an instrument rating is highly recommended.

  • Instrument Flight Procedures
  • Navigation and Communication under Instrument Conditions
  • Precision and Non-Precision Approaches
  • Cross-Country Flight Planning with Instrument Navigation
  • Emergency Procedures in Instrument Meteorological Conditions

*Possession of an FAA Private or Commercial Helicopter Pilot certificate required.*

Commercial Helicopter Pilot License

Embark on the journey towards a rewarding career in aviation with our Commercial Helicopter Pilot Course at Summit Aviation NY. Designed for pilots seeking to elevate their proficiency and unlock opportunities for compensated flight operations, this course is an essential step following the acquisition of your Private Pilot license.

  • Advanced Helicopter Maneuvers
  • Commercial Operations Training
  • Crew Resource Management (CRM)
  • Commercial Flight Planning
  • Emergency Procedures
  • FAA regulations governing commercial helicopter operations, ensuring compliance with safety standards and operational requirements.

*Possession of a Private Pilot certificate for helicopters required.*

Certified Helicopter Flight Instructor

Start the journey towards becoming a certified helicopter flight instructor with our Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) Course at Epic Helicopters. As the initial step towards teaching helicopter students, this course immerses you in the role of an instructor, preparing you to guide and mentor future aviators.

  • Instructional Techniques
  • Flight Instruction
  • Ground School Instruction
  • Risk Management
  • Professional Development
  • FAA Regulations and Procedures
  • Mentorship and Guidance

Certified Helicopter Flight Instrument Instructor (CFII)

Elevate your instructional capabilities with our Certified Flight Instructor-Instrument (CFII) Course at Epic Helicopters. Designed for pilots aspiring to teach instrument flight navigation, this course is essential for enhancing your marketability and professional growth in the aviation industry

  • Advanced Instrument Instruction
  • S300 Helicopter Operations
  • Instrument Proficiency Standards
  • Scenario-Based Training
  • Part 61 Option: Pilots with prior helicopter experience can opt for a tailored curriculum under Part 61, accommodating individual learning needs and objectives.

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