This course is designed to train applicants to provide training on single-engine helicopters up to the PPL (H) level. Students are acquainted with the procedures and systems used in this activity.
Entry requirements for starting the FI (H) qualification course
- Minimum age of 18
- A valid radiotelephone license
- Pilot license and qualification of at least PPL
- A 250-hour flight experience as a helicopter pilot, of which:
- The instructor - student must hold at least a valid class II health certificate according to PART-MED.
- If the FI training applicant holds only a PPL to start a modular course, he / she must meet the theoretical knowledge requirements for obtaining a CPL appropriate to the privileges granted in those subjects:
- Aviation Law and ATC Procedures
- General aircraft knowledge
- Flight performance and planning
- Weight and balance
- Performance – helicopters
- Flight Planning and Flight Monitoring
- Human performance
- Radio navigation
- Operational procedures
- Flight Basics
- Crediting previous experience: to start practical training, applicants must have:
- at least 10 hours of instrument flight training, of which no more than five hours may be instrument ground time on an FNPT or a flight simulator,
- at least 20 hours of cross country navigations flown as a pilot-in-command,
- successfully passed a special entry flight test with qualified FI according to FCL.930.FI (a), based on a proficiency check, see Appendix 9 to PART-FCL.
- Pilots who are or have been qualified as FI (A) are credited for 55 hours of 100 hours of theoretical knowledge instruction, including progress tests.
Flight training shall include at least 30 hours of flight instruction, of which 25 hours shall be dual flight instruction. The remaining 5 hours may be a mutual instruction (i.e. two applicants fly together to practice flight demonstrations.)
If the applicant is interested in a night-time training according to AMC1 FCL.930.FI the night training is a 5 start and 2-hour night training included in the 30-hour curriculum.
Course completion and obtaining the qualification
The course is completed with a practical exam, the applicant's skills are verified by the examiner of the Civil Aviation Authority.