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Flight Helicopter (FH)

ATSA clearance or Proof of US citizenship is required for all helicopter flight courses.

Courses

FH 142  Helicopter Pilot Flight Private  1 Credit

The student will receive the required training in the basic aerodynamic fundamentals of helicopter flight including maneuvers and procedures necessary for the student to meet the standards as described in the FAA Private Rotorcraft Practical Test Standards. In addition, the student will receive training in safety awareness, and aeronautical decision making. At the successful completion of this course, the student will have gained the aeronautical knowledge and experience necessary to attain a Private Pilot Certificate with a Rotorcraft Rating. ATSA clearance or Proof of US citizenship is required. Also students must see College of Aviation Academic Advisor to register for helicopter courses.
Corequisites: AS 142.

FH 252  Helicoper Pilot Flight Instrument  1 Credit

The student will receive the required training in the maneuvers and procedures necessary to meet the standards in the FAA Instrument-Rotorcraft Practical Test Standards. In addition, the student will receive training in safety awareness and hazardous weather. At the successful completion of this course, the student will have gained the aeronautical knowledge and experience necessary to attain an Instrument Rating for a Private Pilot Rotorcraft Certificate. Pre-Requisite: ATSA clearance or Proof of US citizenship is required. Also students must see College of Aviation Academic Advisor to register for helicopter courses.
Prerequisites: FH 142.

FH 372  Helicopter Pilot Flight Commercial  1 Credit

The student will receive the required training in the maneuvers and procedures necessary to meet the standards in the FAA Commercial Rotorcraft Practical Test Standards. In addition, the student will receive training in safety awareness and advanced helicopter operations. At the successful completion of this course, the student will have gained the aeronautical knowledge and experience necessary to attain a Commercial Pilot Certificate with a Rotorcraft Rating. Pre-Requisite: ATSA clearance or Proof of US citizenship is required. Also students must see College of Aviation Academic Advisor to register for helicopter courses.
Prerequisites: FH 252.

FH 375  NVG Initial Pilot Qualification  1 Credit

The purpose of this course is to introduce and educate the student/aircrew member on Night Vision Goggles (NVG) equipment and flight operations. Flight tasks range from basic flight maneuvers and confined area operations to more demanding emergency procedures. This course meets FAA NVG Ground Training requirements of FAR 61.31 (k)(2). Upon successful completion of the course, the student will receive an NVG PIC endorsement validating the training received.

FH 430  Initial Helicopter Turbine Transition Flight Course  1 Credit

At the successful completion of this course, the student will demonstrate piloting skills, in a single engine turbine powered helicopter, within the parameters listed in the FAA Practical Test Standards for their pilot certificate level. They will be required to demonstrate competency by the successful completion of written test(s) , oral exam(s), and practical flight test(s) showing that they meet the requisite level of aeronautical knowledge, including aircraft system master, to safely qualify for endorsement as a pilot in command of a turbine helicopter. Flight training for this course does not include Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) flight training, currency or certification.

FH 442  Helicopter Pilot Flight Instructor  1 Credit

The student will receive training in the maneuvers and procedures necessaryto meet the standards contained in the Flight Instructor Practical Test Standardswith Instrument Rotorcraft Rating. Additionally, the student will receive training in cockpit resource management and safe flying practices. Associated ground instruction will include completion of the Fundamentals of Instruction, theHelicopter Flight Instructor, and Helicopter Flight Instructor Instrument written test. . Pre-Requisite: ATSA clearance or Proof of US citizenship is required. Also students must see College of Aviation Academic Advisor to register for helicopter courses.
Prerequisites: FH 252 and FH 372.