Helicopter Pilot Option (pdf)
The Jeppesen-Sanderson integrated flight training program is utilized to obtain private, instrument, commercial, certified flight instructor, and multi-engine ratings. Students will receive instrument flight instructor and multi-engine flight instructor cetificates in addition to classes that are rooted in aviation applications. A jet/prop transition course is also available in this option and training is performed in the Beech C-90A King Air. The flight training program is FAR 141 approved. The approval allows students to meet the commercial instrument minimum-flight-hour requirement in 190 hours instead of 250 hours. Training is conducted in Cessna 172's, Beech Bonanzas, Beech Barons, and a Beech King Air. Both standard and full graphics simulators are used for additional training benefit.
The lab time reflected in the pilot courses are minimum times, significant time commitment is necessary for the labs and flight training. This program requires additional costs above the standard tuition, books, and supplies.