A new breed of flying school
Looking for a challenge, a new hobby or the ultimate rewarding career? Then learning to fly a helicopter could be the answer! Whether your desire to fly is to achieve a Private Pilot’s Licence PPL(H) for fun or to begin your journey towards a Commercial Pilot’s Licence CPL(H), Flying Pig Helicopters boasts over 20 years experience in teaching people to FLY!
Our instructors live and breathe helicopters and work with you to ensure that our training programmes are tailored to suit each student. Set in the peaceful Hertfordshire countryside yet moments away from the famous London skyline, Flying Pig Helicopters is in the perfect training location.
We pride ourselves on welcoming for budding pilots, both male and female to our wonderful, family friendly, flying school. As such there’s always plenty to entertain your partner or children whilst you are flying so no need to miss out on quality time with your loved ones as you fulfil your dreams.
The PPL(H) is governed by the CAA, this allows you to fly all helicopter types on which you have received training and passed the appropriate test. To achieve this you must have completed a minimum of 45 hours of flight instruction of an approved syllabus, plus ground school. 9 multiple choice ground exams and radio oral practical test. In most cases a class 2 medical is required and of course a final flight skills test. Once passed, your PPL(H) could lead you on to a amazing career in aviation be it a flight instructor/commercial pilot or alternatively an incredible hobby to share with your friends and family.