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Advanced Ratings


CERTIFIED FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR PILOT PROGRAM

For many career pilots, flight instruction is the first job they will hold. Becoming a Certified Flight Instructor is one of the most efficient ways to grow your flight experience and flight hours to prepare you for more advanced employment opportunities on your career path.


ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Be able to read, speak, write, and understand the English language

  • Hold at least a commercial pilot certificate

  • Hold a current FAA medical certificate

  • Minimum of 18 years old

CERTIFIED FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR - INSTRUMENT RATING PILOT PROGRAM

The Certified Flight Instructor- Instrument Rating allows you to teach instrument flying skills to students pursuing their instrument rating. The CFII may be obtained prior to the CFI rating, however, many flight schools prefer to hire pilots with both CFI and CFII ratings.


ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Be able to read, speak, write, and understand the English language

  • Hold at least a commercial pilot certificate

  • Hold a current FAA medical certificate

  • Minimum of 18 years old pilot must hold an instrument rating with rotorcraft-helicopter privilege


AIRLINE TRANSPORT PILOT RATING PROGRAM

The Airline Transport Pilot Rating is the highest rating you can achieve as a helicopter pilot. The average ATP rated pilot earns more over their career than a pilot who does not have the rating. Significant experience outside of your initial training will be needed before pursuing this rating.


ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Be able to read, speak, write, and understand the English language

  • Hold a commercial pilot certificate with an instrument rating

  • Must hold a first-class medical prior to training

  • Be at least 23 years of age.

  • 1,200 hours of total time as a pilot that includes at least:

  • 500 hours of cross-country flight time.

  • 100 hours of night flight time, of which 15 hours are     in helicopters.

  • 200 hours of flight time in helicopters, which includes at least 75 hours as a pilot in command.

  • 75 hours of instrument flight time in actual or simulated instrument meteorological conditions, of which at least 50 hours are obtained in flight.

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