165 How to get a Helicopter License and a Job Flying Helicopters + GA News
165 Max talks with Steve Bush, owner of Lone Star Helicopters, about FAA requirements for a Private helicopter certificate and the typical hours required. Steve also talks about the different types of helicopters used in the training and their typical cost. He also talks about the current strong market for helicopter pilots, and typical number of hours needed to qualify for different helicopter jobs.
- Airline Loans
- Airline Layoffs
- Grounded Pilots Land Jobs In Agriculture
- FAA introduces aircraft pilot workforce development program
- Night-flying Chinook begins fire contract in California
- Pilot on wrong frequency hits another plane while landing
- Avidyne and Daedalean partner on detect-and-avoid system for GA aircraft
- Perfect Liquid Probe measures fuel level with ultrasonic technology
- Pilot Gets Prison Time For Obstructing Accident Investigation
- Man arrested over jailbreak attempt after helicopter booking blunder
Mentioned in the Show
FAA Grants and Scholarships page
Pilot on wrong frequency NTSB Report
Oral Exam Guide: Airline Transport Pilot
Lone Star Helicopter website
Videos Mention in the Show
Helicopter Tour over Downtown Austin, TX
Lone Star Helicopter – Getting a Helicopter Certificate
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