Alternate (Conversion) Training

For licensed fixed wings pilots who are looking to acquire a rotary wing license.

 

COMMERCIAL PILOT LICENSE – ADVANCED STANDING:

Great Lakes Helicopter is pleased to announce that we are “registered as a private career college under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005”. Diploma issued upon completion of Commercial Pilot-Helicopter program.

Eligibility: You must hold a valid Commercial License – Airplane

Age: Same as Commercial License-Helicopter

Valid For: Same as Commercial License-Helicopter

Privileges: Same as Commercial License-Helicopter

Knowledge: 20 hrs of ground school Pass 30 question multiple choice (CHRAC) exam by obtaining at least 60%

Experience: Minimum 60 hrs total helicopter time; with minimum 37 hrs dual flight time including 10 hrs (5 hrs may be simulator) of instrument flight time and 5 hrs of cross-country flight time.

Minimum 23 hrs solo flight time-including 10 hrs of solo cross-country flight time with 1 cross-country flight of not less than 2 hrs flight time from the point of departure and 3 full stop landings at points other than the point of departure.

Skill: Pass a flight test of approximately 1.5 hrs.

 

PRIVATE PILOT LICENSE – ADVANCED STANDING:

Eligibility: You must hold a valid Private or Commercial License-Airplane

Valid For: Same as Private License-Helicopter

Privileges: Same as Private License-Helicopter

Knowledge: 20 hrs of ground school Pass a 30 question multiple choice (PHRAC) exam obtaining at least 60%.

Experience: Minimum 30 hrs total helicopter time; with minimum 17 hours dual flight time including 5 hrs (3 hrs may be simulator) of instrument flight time and 3 hrs of cross-country flight time.

Minimum 8 hrs solo flight time-including 3 hrs of cross-country flight time with 1 cross-country flight of not less than 100 nautical miles and 2 full stop landings at points other than the point of departure.

Skill: Pass a flight test of approximately 1.5 hrs.