Professional Helicopter Pilot Program

Completion of the following courses is the path by which the majority of commercial helicopter pilots came into the industry. While there are other ways to build the required experience for whatever job most interests you, the industry standard to working your way toward jobs requiring higher levels of experience (and thus pay), is to begin as a flight instructor teaching others fundamental concepts of rotary flight. Depending on the variety of flight services offered by your first employer, your first job could also involve flying helicopter tours, aerial photography/video and helicopter charters in several different aircraft makes and models.

Professional Helicopter Pilot Track

The following courses are typically taught in the order below. However, Epic's fully redesigned training curricula makes the most efficient use of your time and money by creating overlap in certain courses, thereby easing training bottlenecks and minimizing training plateaus.

A visit to our Training Center will help you understand why our custom program is the most forward-thinking and industry-leading training program.

Epic's Training Approach

Vertical Magazine breaks down why Epic Helicopters' completely re-designed training program is the most forward-thinking and safety-minded program designed for maximum training efficiency.

"By way of Epic: A New Approach to Helicopter Flight Training"

by Elan Head, Vertical Magazine

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