Airline Transport Pilot Licence - Helicopters

An Airline Transport Pilot Licence is required to act as pilot-in-command of aircraft that are certified to operate with two pilots. Some aircraft such as the Bell 212 or Sikorsky S76 are certified for two pilots during IFR operations and one pilot for VFR operations.  Commercial pilots may operate these aircraft under VFR operations; however, a pilot must hold an Airline Transport Pilot License - Helicopter if he or she is to act as pilot-in-command under Instrument Flight Rules.  

The “Enrolment“ page will guide you in starting your training program and provide you with a list of ground school supplies required for the course.


The candidate must have reached his/her 21st birthday and have the following experience:

An applicant shall have obtained a minimum of 70% on each of the two Airline Transport Pilot Licence (Helicopter) examinations Meteorology, Radio Aids to Navigation and Flight Planning (HAMRA) and Air Law, Helicopter Operation and Navigation General (HARON) on the following subjects:

Within the 12 months preceding the date of application for the licence, an applicant shall demonstrate in flight and on the ground familiarity with and the ability to perform, as pilot-in-command of a helicopter required to be operated with a co-pilot, both normal and emergency procedures and manoeuvres appropriate to the privileges of an Airline Transport Pilot Licence - Helicopter.  This can be completed during a PPC or Instrument Rating flight test.

We are  able to provide ATPL-H flight tests on customer supplied S-76 or Bell 212 helicopters during and instrument rating PPC or flight test.  

Please contact Robert Thorne at (780) 512-1168 or (506) 474-2803 for more information.  

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