Airline Transport Pilot
The Helicopter Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) Rating is intended for those who intend to demonstrate the highest level of skill, professionalism, and accomplishment in their careers. The ATP Practical Flight Test is essentially an Instrument flight test to higher standards than the Instrument Checkride.
The cost of the ATP Add-On will depend on the hours you need in a helicopter to meet the aeronautical experience requirements which are 1,200 hours total time as a pilot of which 200 hours are in helicopter, including 75 hours PIC; 500 hours cross-country flight time which must be longer than 25nm in a helicopter or 50nm in a fixed-wing; 100 hours night flight time of which 15 hours are in helicopters. The night time must be unaided (without the use of NVG); 75 hours of (simulated) instrument flight time of which 25 hours are in helicopter, and not more than 25 hours are in a simulator.
The pilot must be at least 23 years old and holds at least a Commercial Pilot License (H) and an Instrument rating (H) to meet the eligibility requirements for an ATPL.
Hold at least a Commercial Pilot Certificate with Rotorcraft category and Instrument rating.
Be at least 23 years of age.
Able to read, speak & understand the English language.
Hold at least a 3rd Class Medical.
Weight does not exceed 300 lbs.
3 hrs Dual Training in a Bell 206 L-3
3 hrs Dual Training in a Flight Simulator
3 hrs Ground Instruction
Pass an FAA Written Knowledge Test
Pass an Oral and Practical Flight Test
Usually 1 Week
Pay as you go, NO upfront payments. Call about Financing. Books & Training Material not included.