TRAINING COURSES (HELICOPTER)

Quality & Professional Training

 Our mission is to provide high quality training and help our students to aquire good thheoretical knowledge and practical skills in flying.

To become a proffesional pilot it is important to accumulate required skills and knowledge during all stages of ground and flight training. It is our task to provide perfect conditions and professional training for every student using individual approach, which will allow to achieve desired goals. 


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Flight Training Courses (Heli)

  Finance your training through AOPA The new program allows prospective pilots to finance their training during up to 84 months with low interest rate. Learn more and apply on line with AOPA's Flex Aviation Loan.


Virginia Flight School is FAA approved training organization near Washington DC, which provides all levels of training for airplane and helicopter pilots: 

  • Commercial Pilot Licence
  • Private Pilot + Recreational Pilot · 
  • Flight Instructor (CFI, CFII, CFI - Multy Engine) 
  • Instrument Rating
  • Biennual Flight Review   

Flying Is Exciting and Challenging

Pilot training is a challenge but after graduation you will be surprised by knowledge and sills you received in Virginia Flight School.

IF YOU HAVE OBJECTIVE TO FLY PROFFESIONALLY - WELCOME TO Virginia Flight School!


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+38 (067) 247-8812 or

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ADVENTURE FLIGHT FOR YOU

This is an unique opportunity to fly in real airplane or helicopter and enjoy beautiful sightseeing in Virginia. People like it and many of them went into aviation after their first Adventure Flight.

  • Take your family or friends
  • Take your camera
  • Enjoy your flight !

TRY - YOU WILL LIKE IT !!!

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CulpeperAirFest

CulpeperAirFest is the great event in our city. This year it will be 14-th or 15-th of October 2017 (depending on the weather forecast).

Welcome to Culpeper Regional Airport - one of the best general aviation airport in Virginia, USA

GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR YOU

Boeing company forecasts world GDP to grow at 2.9% annually over the next 20 years. By 2035 passenger traffic is predicted to grow by 4.8% and air cargo traffic by 4.2%.

According to AirBus data $40 billion of new commercial aircraft orders were placed at ParisAirShow 2017.

Boeing forecasts that 558 000 new commercial airline pilots will be required in the world over the next 20 years that is about 28 000 pilots each year.

Take this change and try - MAY BE PILOT CAREER JUST FOR YOU!

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Price Of Training Courses (H)

Private Pilot Certificate (H)

  Cost of Training*:

  • Min. ground training (10 hrs) = $500 
  • Helicopter R-22 - 20 hrs * 230 = $ 4 600
  • Instructor - 20 hrs * 50 = $1 000

including solo flights - 3 hrs

  • Solo flights - 20 hrs * 230 = $4 600

including- cross country - 3 hours; - long crooss country > 100 NM; - towered airports - 3 hrs

Total USD  = $10 700

* - cost calculation  is based on the minimum hours required by FAA to finish the training course and  does not include study materials, medical examination, FAA written test and proficiency check fees 


The  Private Pilot Certificate is the basic unrestricted license that allows you to fly most single-engine helicopter.  It is the starting point for many dreams and also the first step in aviation career. With this certificate you could travel with your family, fly for your business purpose or just for fun.
A person who holds a private pilot license may do almost anything and everything that a commercial pilot may do – except of flying for hire. A Private Pilot with the proper ratings and endorsements may fly higher performance helicopter – including multi-engine and turbine, fly cross-country. Private pilots can carry multiple passengers; fly at night, and properly rated with an FAA instrument rating, fly in  MVFR & IFR weather conditions.
FAA requirements for Private Pilot:

  • be at least 17 years old
  • min 40 hours of flight experience
  • min10 hours of solo flights, incl. 3 hours of cross country
  • min 20 hours of flight training with instructor (min 3 hours of night training and 3 hours of cross country
  • pass FAA written test
  • pass oral and proficiency check administered by FAA or DPE
  • must hold at least 3 class medical certificate  

FAA Part 61

40 hours total time in helicopter:

  1. At least 20 hours of dual instruction with CFI
  2. At least 10 hours of supervised solo flight time, including at least 3 hours of solo cross-country flight, 3 hour long cross country flight > 100 NM and 3 hours of night training.

Written Test Exam - Theory

The applicant has to demonstrate the theoretical knowledge at an FAA approved testing center in the form of a written test. The test consists of nine subjects (Basic Aerodynamics, Aircraft Systems, Flight Instruments, Regulations, Procedures and Airport Operations, Weather, Weather Service, Aircraft Performance, Enroute Flight, Navigation, Communication Procedures).The applicant must pass the written exam with a minimum of 70% which is still a passing score. One must complete and successfully pass the written exam prior to taking the theoretical/practical examination.  


Subject to Study

The student will cover the following courses:

  • Helicopter Systems
  • Aerodynamic Principles
  • The Flight Environment
  • Communication & Flight Info.
  • Meteorology for Pilots
  • Federal Aviation Regulations
  • Interpreting Weather Data
  • Airplane Performance
  • Navigation
  • Human Factor Principles
  • Flying Cross Country
  • Flight Planning

Oral / Proficiency Check Exam

Theoretical examination for the PPL(H) must be successfully passed to be able to take the Theoretical/Practical exam.The practical skill exam is performed in flight with the authorized FAA examiner and can be taken after successful completion of the written tests at an FAA approved testing center. The applicant must demonstrate the ability to:

  • operate the helicopter within its limitations
  • complete all maneuvers as smooth and as accurate as required
  • exercise good judgment and airmanship
  • apply aeronautical knowledge
  • maintain control of the helicopter at all times

Contact us to inquire about Private Pilot Training at

+38 (067) 247-8812

email -  virginiaflighttraining@gmail.com 

Commercial Pilot (H)**

  Cost of Training for Holder of Private Pilot Certificate - min 30 hours*:

  • Min. ground training (30 hrs) = $1 500
  • Helicopter R-22 - 20 hrs*230 = $ 4 600
  • Instructor - 20 hrs * 55 = $1 100

including:- instrument & complex training - 5 hrs- cross country - 2 hours- night training - 2 hours;- practical test - 3 hours;- Additional training - 8 hours

  • Solo - 10 hrs * 230 = $2 300

including- cross country >50 NM  flight - 2 hours- night flight - 5 hours- additional solo lfight - 3 hour

Total USD  = $9 500

* - cost calculation  is based on the minimum hours required by FAA to finish the training course and  does not include study materials, medical examination, FAA written test and proficiency check fees

** - min FAA requirement for applicant is 35 PIC hours 


Privileges:

  • Exercise all the privileges of the holder of a Private Pilot (H);
  • Act as co-pilot in commercial air transportation
  • Act as pilot-in-command or co-pilot of any helicopter engaged in operations other than commercial air transportation.
  • Act as pilot-in-command in commercial air transportation of any single-pilot helicopter

FAA requirements for Commercial Pilot:

- be at least 18 years old

- hold a Private Pilot Certificate

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

- log under Part 61 at least 150 total hours,including

- 100 hours in powered airplane (50 in helicopterr)

- 100 PIC hrs (35 in helicopters)

- 10 hrs cross coutry in helicopters

- 20 hrs of trainings on the areas of operation listed in #61.127 9b0930

- pass written test

- pass oral and flighht test administered by FAA or DPE  


Subjects to Study

The student will cover he following courses:

  • FAA Air regulations and ATC procedures
  • Airframes & systems, electrics, power plant, emergency equipment
  • Instrumentation
  • Mass and balance
  • Performance
  • Flight planning & navigatiing
  • Human performance & limitations
  • Meteorology
  • General navigation
  • Radio navigation
  • Operational procedures
  • Principles of flight
  • Communications

FAA Written Test Exam - Theory


The applicant has to demonstrate the theoretical knowledge at an FAA approved testing center in the form of a written test. The test consists of nine subjects (Meteorology, Navigation, Instrumentation, Communications, Aircraft General Knowledge, Principles of flight, Air Law, Flight performance and planning, Human Performance and limitations, Operational procedures, etc).The applicant must pass the written exam with a minimum of 70% which is still a passing score. One must complete and successfully pass the written exam prior to the taking the theoretical/practical examination.


Oral Exam

An applicant must demonstrate a level of knowledge appropriate to the privileges of the holder of a Commercial Pilot H) in accordance with the requirements under the FARs.


Profficiency Check Exam / Practical

The practical skill exam in the airplane with the examiner can be taken after successful completion of the written tests.The applicant must demonstrate the ability to:

  • Operate the helicopter within its limitations
  • Complete all maneuvers as smooth and as accurate as requested by FAA
  • Exercise good judgment and airmanship
  • Apply aeronautical knowledge
  • Maintain control of the helicopter at all times.

Contact us to inquire about Commercial Pilot Training Program at

+38 (067) 247-8812

email -  virginiaflighttraining@gmail.com 

Instrument Rating (H) - IR

  Cost of Training for Holder of Private Pilot Certificate - min 40 hours*:

  • Min. ground training (30 hrs) = $1500
  • Heli R-22 - 40 hrs * 230 = $ 9 200
  • Instructor - 40 hrs * 60 = $2 400

including:- instrument training - 34 hrs; -cross country - 3 hrs; - practical test preparation - 3 hrs
Total USD  = $13 100*

- cost calculation  is based on the minimum hours required by FAA to finish the training course and  does not include study materials, medical examination, FAA written test and proficiency check fees. 


The holder of Instrument Rating (IR) can fly helicopter under IFR weather conditions to minimums published according to Standart Terminal Arrival (STAR) procedure.
FAA requirements for Instrument Rating:

- be at least 18 years old;- hold a Private Pilot Certificate

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

- log > 50 hours of cross country flight as a PIC  at distance >50NM

-1 cross country 3 hour IFR flight >100 NM

- pass Instrument Rating written test

- pass oral and flighht test administered by FAA or DPE  


Subjects to Study:

The student will cover he following courses: 

  • FAA air regulations
  • Instrumentation
  • Flight planning & navigating
  • Human performance & limitations
  • Meteorology
  • Radio navigation
  • Communications

Written Test Exam - Theory

The applicant has to demonstrate the theoretical knowledge at an FAA approved testing center in the form of a written test. The test consists of nine subjects (Meteorology, Navigation, Instrumentation, Communications, Aircraft General Knowledge, Principles of flight, Air Law, Flight performance and planning, Human Performance and limitations, Operational procedures, etc).The applicant must pass the written exam with a minimum of 70% which is still a passing score. One must complete and successfully pass the written exam prior to the taking the theoretical/practical examination.


Written Test Exam – Theory

lAn applicant must demonstrate a level of knowledge appropriate to the privileges of the holder of a CPL(H) in accordance with the requirements under the FARs.


Oral / Profficiency Check Exam

The practical skill exam in the helicopter with the examiner can be taken after successful completion of the written tests.The applicant must demonstrate the ability to fly helicopter according to IFR flight rules.


Flight training

Basic instrument stage:

  • Basic instrument flight without external visual cues (horizontal flights, climbing, descending, turns in level flight, climbing, descending)
  • Instrument pattern
  • Standart Instrument Depatures and Standart Instrument Arrivals(SID & STARS)
  • Radio navigation
  • Recovery from unusual attitudes
  • Partial panel
  • Recovery from iunusual attitude

Advanced instrument flight stage:

  • Pre-flight procedures for IFR flights, including the use of the flight manual and appropriate air traffic services documents in the preparation of an IFR flight plan
  • Procedure and maneuvers for IFR operation under normal, abnormal and emergency conditions
  • transition from visual to instrument flight on take off
  • standard instrument departures and arrivals
  • en route IFR procedures
  • holding procedures
  • instrument approaches to specified minima
  • missed approach procedures
  • landings from instrument approaches, including circling
  • In flight maneuvers and particular flight characteristics

Contact us to inquire about Instrument Rating Training at

+38 (067) 247-8812

email -  virginiaflighttraining@gmail.com 

Certified Flight Instructor (CFI, CFII)

 We offer the following certified flight instructor courses:

  • FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR HELICOPTER – CFI
  • INSTRUMENT FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR – CFII

FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR

Single Engine Course

  • 40 Hours Ground Instruction
  • 25 Dual Instruction Flight Hours
  • Books & Materials
  • Written Tests (FOI & FIA)
  • Aircraft Rental for Check Ride

INSTRUMENT FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR

Airplane Course

  • 20 Hours Ground Instruction
  • 25 Dual Instruction Flight Hours
  • Books & Materials
  • Written Tests
  • Aircraft Rental for Check Ride

Contact us to inquire about Flight Instructor  Courses (CFI, CFII or Multi-Engine Flight Instructor (MEI) at

+38 (067) 247-8812

email -  virginiaflighttraining@gmail.com 

From 0 to Commercial Pilot (H)

Cost of Training - min 150 hours*:

 Min. ground training (20 hrs) = $1 000 

Helicopter - 150 hrs * 240 = $ 36 000 Instructor - 20 hrs * 50 = $1 000

including training with instructor: - instrument - 5 hrs; - cross country day training - 2 hrs; - cross country night training - 2 hrs; - practical test preparation - 3 hrs; - other training - 8 hrs 

Total Solo Flying - 130 hrs

 

Total USD = $38 000

* - cost calculation is based on the minimum hours required by FAA to finish each training course and does not include study materials, medical examination, FAA written test and proficiency check fees.


Today, more than ever, the airline industry needs highly trained and skilled professionals for the growing industry to safely fly over 4 billion passengers annually to their destinations.Being a Commercial Pilot comes also with a lot of responsibility, complex decision making and the ability to understand and cope with abnormal situations.This program is designed for students with little to no flying experience and that want to pursue a career in aviation according to FAA regulations.The trainees of the program will start with Priavate Pilot H) and, upon obtaining the necessary flight experience, will continue with Instrument Rating (H), Commercial Pilot (H) modules or MEP (multi-engine aircraft) flight programs.After successful completion of the zero to Commercial Pilot (H) course, you will receive an FAA Commercial Pilot (H) certificate and will be authorized to act as Pilot-In-Command (PIC) and acquire compensation on an aircraft.


Course entry requirements

  • Minimum age of 18 years (16 years to enroll into Private Pilot training program)
  • Second class medical certificate
  • No previous flight experience needed
  • English language knowledge

The holder of an Commercial Pilot H) can act as pilot-in-command (Captain) or co-pilot (First Officer) in charter operations and corporate flying which exercises all the privileges of the holder of a Private Pilot (H) and Instrument Rating (H). At the end of the course, each pilot will have 250 hours of flight experience out of which 100 as Pilot in Command [PIC] if training is done under FAA Part 61. 


Objectives


Ground Training

 – during the Zero to Commercial Pilot course, the trainee will complete theoretical courses for Private Pilot (H), Instrument Rating (H) and Commercial Pilot (H)


Flight training – the flight training will start with the Private Pilot (H), continues with Instrument Rating (H) and with the Commercial Pilot (H).


Ground Training

The applicant has to go through ground training covering:

  • FAA Air regulations and ATC procedures
  • Airframes & systems, electrics, power plant, emergency equipment
  • Instrumentation
  • Mass and balance
  • Performance
  • Flight planning & monitoring
  • Human performance & limitations
  • Meteorology
  • General navigation
  • Radio navigation
  • Operational procedures
  • Principles of flight
  • Communications

Flight Training


At the end of the training, student must have a minimum of  150 total flight hours in powered aircraft (50 hours in helicopter) under FAA Part 61 (including PPL(H) time):

  • 100 hours as pilot-in-command (35 hours in helicopter)
  • 20 hours of flight training with instructor (5 hours of instrument training + 2 hours of day cross country training + 2 hours of night cross country training + 3 hours of practical test preparation + 8 hours of other training).

Written Test Exam


The applicant has to demonstrate the theoretical knowledge at an FAA approved testing center in the form of a written test. The test consists of nine subjects (Meteorology, Navigation, Instrumentation, Communications, Aircraft General Knowledge, Principles of flight, Air Law, Flight performance and planning, Human Performance and limitations, Operational procedures, etc).The applicant must pass the written exam witha minimum of 70% which is still a passing score. One must complete and successfully pass the written exam prior to taking the theoretical/practical examination.


Oral Exam


An applicant must demonstrate a level of knowledge appropriate to the privileges of the holder of a Private Pilot (H), Instrument Rating (H) and Commercial Pilot (H) in accordance with the requirements under the FARs.


Profficiency Check – Practical


The practical skill exams in the airplane with the examiner can be taken after successful completion of the written tests Private Pilot (H) & Commercial Pilot (H).The applicant must demonstrate the ability to:

  • Operate the airplane within its limitations
  • Complete all maneuvers as smooth and as accurate as requested by FAA
  • Exercise good judgment and airmanship
  • Apply aeronautical knowledge
  • Maintain control of the airplane at all times.

Contact us to inquire about special discounts for 0 to Commercial Pilot Course at

+38 (067) 247-8812

email -  virginiaflighttraining@gmail.com 

Time Building for Aiplane and Helicopter Pilots in USA

Flying experience is very important for every pilot. Hour building is one of the substantial experience sources for pilots regardless of your goals.


We offer differrent Time Building packages in order to provide possibility for pilots to fly in Virginia. There is a possibility to get more flight experience and have a lot of fun and exciting flights.


Welcome to Virginia Flight School for time building! Try - YOU WILL LIKE IT:

  • good and comfortable weather 300 days per year
  • beautiful sightseeing with mountains, lakes and sea
  • perfect facilities and infrastructure

Our company proposes you special offer for prepaid blocks of time building in Virginia. 


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+38 (067) 247-8812

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