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Commercial Pilot

A Commercial Pilot's license allows a pilot to carry cargo or passengers for compensation or for hire. The FAA standards of required knowledge and flight experience are much higher for a Commercial Pilot's license.

Commercial Pilot Requirements

  • Minimum 18 years old
  • Hold a Private pilot license
  • Must read, write, speak and understand the English language
  • Minimum of 150 hours of flight time
  • Hold a current FAA medical certificate
  • Pass an FAA written Commercial knowledge test
  • Minimum of 100 hours of PIC time with at least 35 hours PIC in helicopters
  • Pass an FAA practical exam

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