Private Pilots License – PPL(H)
This allows you to fly for pleasure, take your mates, loved one(s), or family on flights in a private capacity. You may not however fly for hire or reward on a PPL(H).
You will need a minimum of 50 hours flight experience. This includes dual and solo flight time, split into general flying and navigation exercises. The flight test consists of a minimum of 2.5 hours of flight time. There can be certain credits awarded if you hold a PPL(A) or CPL(A) licence. You will also be required to pass the CASA helicopter theory examinations.
The PPL(H) theory exam has a 70% pass mark and consists of the following subjects:
- Aircraft General Knowledge
- Air Law
- Human Factors
- Performance and Planning