Private Pilot Online Training Course

The Private Pilot Online Training Course will be accomplished in three stages. Each of these instructional stages will guide the student through the necessary aeronautical knowledge for the Private Pilot Rotorcraft Helicopter knowledge and oral exams. Stage One will cover helicopter components, systems, instruments, aerodynamics, performance and weight and balance as it pertains to the R22 helicopter.

The Process

Step 1

Sign up online

Becoming a member of the Independent Helicopters community couldn’t be easier. Simply register online and receive access to course content and take advantage of special offers.

Step 2

Take the course

The courses are designed to be effective and to help you reach the correct level of understanding in the comfort of your own home or office.

Step 3

Graduate!

Through its Learning Management System (LMS), IH is able to offer a number of tailored services to support you throughout your training and after through continuing education.

Pricing

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Independent Helicopters Online Course?

Independent Helicopters (IH), offers a premier online training solution to our clients. IH is a web based online training platform focused on delivering high quality online courses in the field of aviation, compliant with the FAA regulations, plus additional courses to provide for recurrent training.

How do I enroll for Independent Helicopters Courses?

In order to enroll, first you need to create an account from the Register button on top right. An activation email will be sent to you with your username and password, click the activation link and start browsing our courses. After you pick your course from the Courses menu, click Enroll and you will be prompted to add it to your cart. Then you will be redirected to the checkout page.

How can I pay?

You can pay online please contact Info@independenthelicopters.com. Please note that all bank charges will be at the client's expense. An invoice will be provided with all relevant information.

Will I receive a discount for multiple courses?

If you are looking to buy more than one course or for more than one participant, you should check our discount page: Costs & Plans In order to take advantage of the discounts, please email us at info@independenthelicopters.com.

When can I access the training?

Payments through Independent Helicopters are processed automatically. Once the payment process is completed you will be enrolled automatically. Our online training courses are available for 4 months, to complete the training and sit the exam.

The good thing about online courses is that you may stop and continue from the place you stop whenever you like. When you decide to continue our system remembers when you logged out and starts the course from the module (slide) you stopped last time. This means that you can divide courses in any way that is convenient for you.

What is the duration of the course?

There is an approximate duration stated for each course. That time may vary depending on your learning pace. All courses purchased after 2nd March 2018, have a 120 days access period (180 days for courses purchased before that date).

Will I receive a certificate?

There is an exam at the end of each of the training presentations, after you successfully pass the exam you will be able to download and print out your certificate.

Our policy is to provide electronically signed certificates.

Please see a certificate example here.

Are the certificates approved by FAA?

Independent Helicopters certificates are accepted by FAA regulatory authorities as evidence that training has been completed.

Do the certificates have an expiry date?

Certificates do not have an expiry date, but some are subject to a recurrent requirement, which should be addressed every 24 months.

Can I receive hard copy of certificate?

Hard copy certificates can be provided for each training at a cost of 15 USD

How long do you keep certificates?

We keep all certificates in our archive for a period of 7 years. The certificate will be available in your profile for 4 months (6 months for courses purchased before 2nd March 2018), after that it can be requested from us for free for another 18 months. After the second year (24 months) an additional charge of 20 USD is applicable to cover administration support. Please contact us: Info@IndependentHelicopters.com

User Registration Note - All users remain registered on the website and have full access to their personal accounts and current assigned training courses.

What if I fail the exam?

If you fail all your 3 attempts on the exam you will need to redo the training. Our policy is to provide you the training again, with 50% discount. Please contact us at Info@IndependentHelicopters.com

Will I receive a Hard or Soft Copy of the training material?

Many days and weeks go into the development of the Independent Helicopters materials, so it is not possible to provide free and open use of our material, however it is possible to obtain either Hard or a Soft Copy only for Independent Helicopters courses. It is not normally required for the students to have a hard copy of the material as a 6 month window is provided, however where there is a specific need there is a charge of 50 USD per day of training material – pro rata / per student. (A minimum charge of 30 USD per training material is applicable for shorter duration training courses).

It should be understood that this material has intellectual property rights (IPR) and for a company it is necessary to sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) to ensure that the material is only provided to students who are registered and assigned to the training.

May I suggest changes to the IH courses?

We are very happy when our students suggest improvements or changes and if we can embrace the suggestion we usually act in a proactive way. It is our objective to continually improve our product and to do so we need your help and support.

Have additional questions?

No problem!  We are here to help.