Helicopter Private Pilot

R-22 Helicopter

To earn your Private Pilot Certificate, you must have at least 40 hours of total flight time.

Which must include:

  • 20 Hours of dual flight time with an instructor
  • 3 Hours of dual cross country in helicopter
  • 3 Hours of night flight training in a helicopter, including:
  • A cross country greather than 50nm total distance
  • 10 takeoffs and landings to a full stop
  • 3 hours in the preceding 60 days before the checkride
  • 10 hours of solo flight time in a helicopter, including:
    • 3 Hours of solo cross country
    • 1 solo cross country of at least 75 nautical miles total distance with 3 full stop landings
    • 3 takeoffs and landings to a full stop at a towered airport


Additional Training: The experience requirements provided above are derived from FAA regulations and may not represent the actual amount of training required to achieve the specified rating. The timeline and prices quoted below are based on minimum hours. Additional training will be billed at an hourly rate and could extend the graduation date.


Prerequisites:  All Monarch Sky courses and pricing assume that students meet the FAA prescribed experience prerequisites. If students wish, Monarch Sky can provide Time Building in order to meet all prerequisites.

Private Helicopter Prerequisites

  • Valid US Government issued identification
  • FAA Medical Certificate
  • Written Exam Completed Within Preceeding 24 Months
  • Monarch Sky Study Prep Complete
  • Deposit Paid*

*Students must pay 1/2 of the course total as deposit. The remainder is due on the first day of training.


Discounts & Incentives

  • Students who enroll in an accelerated course get 10% off all pilot supplies
  • 25% off lodging at Hampton Inn Suites for Monarch Sky students
  • Free transportation provided to and from Hampton Inn Suites

Private Helicopter Pilot - 28 Day Fast Track

As part of our Private Helicopter Pilot package, you can fly in a variety of aircraft types, including the state-of-the-art Robinson R-22 Beta II or the Robinson R-44 Raven II with the latest technology and safety features.

This course includes:

  • 40 Hours of Flight Time Including Fuel
  • 20 Hours of Flight Instruction
  • 5 Hours of Ground Instruction
  • No Simulator Time Required
  • No Simulator Instruction Required
Prices Starting at $9,175*


Additional Expenses that May Apply*

  • Checkride Fee
  • FAA Medical Certificate
  • Student Supplies
  • Ground School
  • Lodging & Transportation
  • Additional Flight Training
  • Time Building Not Required
Our Address:
1420 Jet Stream Drive, Ste #105
Henderson, NV, USA 89052
Hours of Operation:
7 days a week 8am to 5pm
Closed Holidays

Learn To Fly

At Monarch Sky, we offer a wide variety of accelerated flight training programs, which include courses from Private Pilot up through Airline Transport Pilot. We recognize that each student brings a unique set of circumstances and experiences to their flight training. We have provided overviews for the usual progression of certificates and ratings.


Monarch Sky offers individual programs, or if you are looking for a career in aviation, we suggest you see our bundled Career Pilot programs.


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