Code of Federal Aviation Regulations 14 CFR Part 61.65(c) details the areas of operation in which training must be received for the issue of an Instrument-Helicopter Rating, and 14 CFR Part 61.65(e) details the minimum training requirements for the issue of a rating.
A pilot who holds an instrument rating in another category of aircraft can credit the instrument flight time towards the instrument-helicopter rating, and need only complete 15 hours of dual instruction for the rating provided all other requirements are already met.
There is no requirement to take another FAA written knowledge test.
Course Outline & Fees
- 15 hours of dual flight instruction | $5,250
- Practical test and checkride | $700
- 5 hours of groundschool | $300
Course Total - $5,950
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Minimum eligibility requirements:
- Be at least 17 years of age
- Be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language to at least ICAO level 4 (minimum operational level)
- Hold an FAA third class medical certificate
- Hold at least an FAA private pilot certificate - rotorcraft-helicopter
- Have completed 40 hours of actual or simulated instrument flight time, 15 of which must be in a helicopter as dual instruction on the areas of operation in 14 CFR Part 61.65(c)
- Pass a practical test with an FAA Designated Pilot Examiner – the test comprises an oral exam and a flight test