283 Wings to Rotors: How you can start now to add a helicopter rating to your pilot certificate + GA News
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283 Max talks about his experience getting a helicopter add-on rating, and how you can do it too. The FAA allows a fixed wing pilot to add-on a helicopter rating with 30 hours of helicopter time. For someone without a pilot certificate, they’ll need a minimum of 40 hours of time. The add-on helicopter checkride for a pilot is relatively short compared to the checkride a non-pilot would have to do.
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