Helicopter Commercial Pilot License

Helicopter Commercial Pilot License (H-CPL)


If you wish to progress from flying for pleasure to a career as a professional pilot, then the Commercial Helicopter pilot licence will enable you to fly for ‘hire or reward’.

The holder of a commercial pilot licence can act as a pilot of an aircraft and can be legally compensated for piloting services rendered.

Obtaining your helicopter commercial pilot licence will open up a new chapter with continual challenges and stimulation on a daily basis.

After achieving your PPL, you will move onto the commercial syllabus where we integrate advanced training and speciality courses to maximise your learning during your CPL process. Together with advanced navigation exercises, the intricacies of mountainous terrain flying and achievements of speciality courses and ratings, you will be well on your way to obtaining your commercial pilot licence and the start of a new career.

An average Commercial Pilot Licence – Helicopter will take up to one-year full time (including the PPL-H), but dependant on your commitment and budget can be achieved in a lot less than that.

Hover Dynamics offers a full Commercial Pilot course, it consists of 200 flying hours. The course can be integrated to include various type ratings and speciality ratings.  We advise on as many speciality courses and ratings as possible maximising your funds spent during the training stages of your career and minimising any additional money spent later on once you have qualified.

All type ratings and speciality ratings time flown will count towards the final 200hours needed by the student.


The Requirments For The Course Are Listed As:

At least 18 years of age before you can obtain your Commercial Pilot Licence
Valid Private Pilot Licence
Valid Night Rating
Total of 200 hours of flight time (CPL)
Class 1 Medical Certificate
Meet the English Language Proficiency standards
The Practical Training aspect of our course comprises of the following
Minimum 100 hours pilot in command
Minimum 20 hours cross country (CPL only)
Pass a practical skills flight test with a Designated Flight Examiner

The following subjects need to be passed with a pass mark of at least 75%:

Instruments and Electronics
Air Law
Meteorology
Navigation
Flight Planning and Performance
Human Performance and Limitations
Aircraft Technical and General
General Radio Telephony Certificate

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Commercial Pilot License For Helicopters