Helicopters Course at Flying Mission School (FM-AMETS)

Helicopters Course at Flying Mission School (FM-AMETS)

What is a Helicopters?

A helicopter is a type of rotorcraft in which lift and thrust are supplied by horizontally spinning rotors. This allows the helicopter to take off and land vertically, to hover, and to fly forward, backward and laterally.

Helicopters Course at Flying Mission School (FM-AMETS)

The Diploma of Aviation (Helicopter) integrates ground theory lessons and practical helicopter pilot training, providing students with the required knowledge and experience to achieve a CASA commercial pilot helicopter licence.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a helicopter job?

Helicopter pilots operate the flying controls, monitor the equipment and instruments and, on larger helicopters, instruct and supervise the crew members. They are responsible for the safety of all passengers and crew.

What are helicopter skills?

Skills and knowledge

Helicopter pilots need to have: excellent flying skills. knowledge of flight theory and flight planning. skill in interpreting flight plans, weather and navigation data. understanding of civil aviation laws.

How can I learn helicopter?

To obtain a commercial helicopter license, candidates must:

  1. Be at least 18 years old.
  2. Hold a private pilot license.
  3. Hold FAA medical certificate.
  4. Complete ground instruction.
  5. Pass FAA written, oral and practical tests.
  6. Complete 20 hours of dual flight training.
  7. Complete one dual cross-country flight.

What are 5 uses of helicopter?

Today, helicopter uses include transportation of people and cargo, military uses, construction, firefighting, search and rescue, tourism, medical transport, law enforcement, agriculture, news and media, and aerial observation, among others.

What does helicopter do in military?

The most common use of military helicopters is transport of troops, but transport helicopters can be modified or converted to perform other missions such as combat search and rescue (CSAR), medical evacuation (MEDEVAC), airborne command post, or even armed with weapons for attacking ground targets.

What qualifications do you need to fly a helicopter?

To obtain a helicopter certificate at the private pilot level, you must be at least 17 years old and must log at least 40 hours of flight time including at least 20 hours of flight training from an authorized instructor and 10 hours of solo flight training in the areas of operation listed in § 61.107(b)(3).

What math do you need to be a helicopter?

Aspiring helicopter pilots study geometry, which plays a valuable role in setting flight plans and flying a helicopter. Pilots must know how to use distance, midpoint and slope-intercept formulas to solve problems involving lines and line segments.

How long does it take to be qualified to fly a helicopter?

The FAA minimum requirement is 40 hours of flight training and 40 hours of ground school to qualify for your Private Pilot check ride, however these minimums are rarely met. You will need to keep training until you are proficient enough to pass your check ride.

Do helicopters have weapons?

Attack helicopters can use weapons including autocannons, machine guns, rockets, and anti-tank missiles such as the AGM-114 Hellfire. Some attack helicopters are also capable of carrying air-to-air missiles, though mostly for purposes of self-defense against other helicopters and low-flying light combat aircraft.

What are the disadvantages of a helicopter?

But there are disadvantages, too. Helicopters hold very few passengers and little luggage. Plus, helicopters are highly dependent on weather. High winds and rain can ground a helicopter, which means you’ll have to wait until the weather clears before you can fly.