Once this course of Helicopter Private Pilot is finished, the license obtained entitles you to act as pilot in command or copilot in no commercial operations, that is with no remuneration.

With this title, recognized by EASA European Aviation Safety Agency, you will be able to fly throughout the European Union as well as  other countries, provided it is validated.

The aim of this program is to provide the student  with the theoretical knowledge and practical training required to fly in VFR conditions, safely and effectively, for recreational purposes within the entire territory of the European Union.

This course is a good way to start in this exciting sector, taking it as a first phase towards the Commercial Helicopter Pilot qualification, which will allow you to apply for a post as a professional pilot.

Requirements to take this helicopter course

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Training Program PPL-H


The course consists of 113 hours* theoretical training distributed as follows:

*56 hours for holders of licenses LAPL, PPLA, SPL, CPLA o ATPLA.


The course consists of a total of 45 hours of helicopter flight training in RobinsonR22, R44, CABRI G2, as applicable.

Out of the total of these flight hours, at least 10 hours will be under supervised solo flight, and a minimum of 5 hours cross-country flights which include  a route of 185 km during which two complete stops will be made at two aerodromes different from the departure one.

The practical skills training will be provided by WORLD AVIATION FLIGHT ACADEMY at any of its bases.


Helicopter Robinson R22 / R44 / CABRI G2, as applicable to 45 hours*.

* Holders of a LAPL, PPLA, SPL, CPLA or ATPLA licence are credited  10% of their total flight time as PIC, up to a maximum of 6 hours.


The electronic exams of theoretical knowledge for FCL Licences and Ratings are those established by the Community Regulations of the Commission on obtaining flight crew licences in accordance with the EASA and AESA requirements to obtain flight licences. They may be held at the Madrid, Barcelona and Palma de Mallorca centers within the established calendar.

* Once these are passed, the exam can be accessed.


Helicopter Robinson R22 / R44 / CABRI G2 as applicable / 1 hour.

Curso Piloto Privado PPL H

The course includes


The approximate duration of the course is about 5 months, depending on the student ́s availability and the weather conditions. Likewise, if the applicant already holds a flight licence (airplane, fixed wing aircraft, glider, etc.) the duration of the course may be reduced.

Flexible Training Programs
At World Aviation, we offer courses in both in-person and online formats to cater to a variety of needs and schedules. Our aim is to provide maximum flexibility, enabling you to balance your training with other commitments, whether by attending classes in person or by participating from any location via our online option.

How much does it cost?

You may consult the price of the course Helicopter Private Pilot as well as all our training offer, broken-down by all different possibilities in the  prices > section .

Once you decide the course you want to take, take your time to choose the helicopter pilot school  where to get your diploma. Surrounding yourself with a team of good professionals who will advise and guide you through the whole process, is crucial.

The course of Private Pilot Helicopter varies depending on the Type Rating:

R22 | 21.727€ (+VAT)

CABRI | 25.795€ (+VAT)

R44 | 34.295€ (+VAT)

We offer different financing options  that may suit you.

At present, there are no scholarship available to obtain the private pilot helicopter license (PPL-H).  Check every now and then our Instagram storys to know about upcoming releases

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Finance your future as a Helicopter Private Pilot

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Get your PPL License for Helicopter

To operate international flights you must have the ICAO English Certificate , with a minimum level 4.

Our training centers

The premises where to obtain the Helicopter Private Pilot license PPL H, are in Madrid and Málaga.

Centros de Formación World Aviation Curso Piloto Comercial

Madrid Cuatro Vientos Airport.

Theoretical classes » Málaga-Costa del Sol International Airport.
Training flights » Velez-Malaga/ La Axarquia Airport.

We invite you to attend our open days so you can know our facilities, aircrafts…

Need more information?

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Consult the Private Helicopter Pilot Course Training Program where you will find all the information you need.

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