A Commercial Pilot’s Licence is designed for a student that is preparing to enter the world of helicopters professionally. This training is aimed at preparing a student to achieve a higher standard in their abilities, with the training for the licence being conducted in accordance with the applicable schedules of CASR Part 61 Manual of Standards (MOS).
The minimum standard to achieve a Commercial Pilot’s licence is 105 hours including cross country navigation.
To achieve these standards a student has to complete the last 30 hours of training within the final three months of their training prior to the flight test.
In addition to Ab initio training, navigation, flight planning, airspace rules and regulations, human performance, performance & operations and meteorology, you training shall also include a component of low level training to enhance awareness and decision making during flight.
Flight time for the licence must include the following minimums:
The following in house exams are conducted to test your improving knowledge throughout your training.
These exams include:
The theory examinations for the Commercial Pilot’s Licence are conducted at an accredited aviation exam centre, comprising of all theoretical areas of your training. The commercial theory exams are best conducted during the early stages of training to assist with the practical flight training.
There are seven (7) theory subjects that a student has to attain a pass on for a Commercial Licence.
These exams include,
Theory exams are conducted at an approved CASA exam centre, with you being informed of the requirements for that exam upon booking. Once you have sat for your first exam, you shall have two years to have all the theory exams completed and be assessed by an approved flight test examiner for the commercial licence.
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