Commercial Helicopter Pilot license

Commercial Helicopter Pilot Licence – CPL(H)

A Commercial Helicopter Pilot Licence – CPL(H) entitles the holder to engage in any type of helicopter operation for which they hold the appropriate qualification for payment as a Professional Helicopter Pilot.

To meet the requirements for the issue of a Commercial Helicopter Pilot License – CPL(H) a minimum number of 105 hours flight training (last 30 hours need to be completed in 3 month period) is required before you take a flight test, a Class 1 Medical Certificate and successful completion of all theory subjects.

Commercial theory consists of seven exams and you must achieve 70% in all exams to pass other than Air Law which requires 80%

  • Aviation Law
  • Aerodynamics
  • Planning and Performance
  • Meteorology
  • Aircraft General Knowledge
  • Navigation
  • Human Factors and Limitations

The approximate cost to obtain a Commercial Helicopter Pilot Licence is $60,000 + GST.