The journey of flying a helicopter typically begins with the Private Helicopter Pilot License. By receiving your Private Pilot's License you will have a proven mastery over the fundamentals of rotor-craft airmanship, navigation, and communication. PHPL is probably the most thrilling and satisfying of all the pilot ratings, the Private Pilot can fly virtually anywhere under Visual Flight Rules (VFR) while taking passengers along for the adventure.
The Private Helicopter Pilot License is intended for people who may be learning to fly as a hobby, personal business or who are planning to purchase their own helicopter. With your Private Helicopter Pilot License you are allowed to take family, friends and co-workers on board your aircraft or the aircraft you are renting while acting as Pilot in Command.