Commercial Pilots Licence (CPL) (H)

Flying a helicopter is exciting, challenging, empowering and just plain fun. For some people it’s the perfect job: an office that travels, a view that’s constantly changing and challenges that are exhilarating. The privilege of being a Commercial Pilot is that you get paid for flying.


Be at least 18 years of age to obtain a CPL (H)

Class I Aviation Medical: BAC will arrange your Aviation Medical

Be able to read, speak, write and understand English.

Theoretical Courses and Examinations:

  • Radio Aids
  • Air Law & Operational Procedures
  • Aircraft Technical & General (Helicopter Aerodynamics)
  • Human Performance & Limitations
  • Instruments & Electronics
  • Aviation Meteorology
  • General Navigation & Plotting
  • Flight Performance and Planning

Complete a minimum of 200hrs flying time. This includes all the hours obtained from your PPL and a minimum of 100 hrs solo flight time. Within the 200hrs you are welcome to Hire and Fly our range of helicopters.