Commercial Pilot’s License (Helicopter) – CPL(H)


If you want to fly helicopters for a living you need to obtain a commercial license, which allows you to be paid for flying helicopters. You can take integrate course without any previous experience in aviation (holding PPL(H) license will make this course shorter) or modular course when you must have your PPL(H) and a total of 155 hours of flight time before you start training. You must also have passed the commercial pilot examinations from 13 subjects.

Helipoland.com main base is the ideal place to complete the commercial course. The Kaniow and Bielsko-Biala airfields are both approved for training flights and Kaniow airfield is well equipped for night flying, which is part of commercial flight training. In addition, the proximity of the mountains and controlled airports locally and abroad creates the best educational opportunities.

Commercial Pilot's License (Helicopter) - CPL(H)
Approved CPL (H) course in integrated version consists of 350 hours theoretical training (200 hours for holders of PPL (H)), of which a minimum of 65 hours are the lectures (50 hours for holders of PPL (H)) and the rest can be self-education. The practical course consists of a minimum 135 hours flight training (can be shortened by 50% of their experience – a maximum of 40 hours for holders of PPL (H) and 50 hours for holders of PPL (H) with night rating.

Approved CPL (H) course in modular version consists of 250 hours of theoretical classes of which a minimum of 50 hours are the lectures and the rest can be self-education. The practical course consists of a minimum of 30 hours of flight training (35 hours if the candidate does not have permission to perform night flights)..

Flying helicopters is an exceptionally interesting and rewarding career which is very responsible and demanding at the same time and there are many different applications in where helicopters are used.

Commercial Pilot’s License (Helicopter) – CPL(H) – training pre-entry requirements:

* You must be aged 17 or over
* In case of modular course you must already hold a current PPL(H)
* In case of modular course you must have completed 155 hours flying time in helicopters, including 50 hours of Pilot in Command, with 10 of these being cross-country

* Obtain a class 1 medical certificate

Don’t forget our team are always on hand to help and guide you every step of the way towards becoming a professional helicopter pilot.