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Private Pilot License PPL(H)

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Make your dream of flying come true with a private helicopter pilot license PPL(H). Whether as a hobby or as a commercial transport alternative – your own helicopter pilot license offers you the highest degree of travel comfort and unforgettable experiences.

Babcock MCS Germany GmbH is one of the few flight training schools in Europe offering you training as a helicopter pilot at a fixed price! With personal supervision by a permanent contact person and experienced flight teachers, we guide you through the theoretical and practical flight training until you acquire your license.

Pilot Training on the Guimbal Cabri G2

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Babcock MCS Germany GmbH provides globally one of the largest Cabri G2 fleet used in the training operation of an aviation school and can thus act extremely flexibly during training of helicopter pilots. With its 3-blade main rotor and Fenestron tail rotor the French helicopter is particularly agile and has been highly praised in the trade press.


Training packages

Babcock MCS Germany offers the training in each case at a fixed price if you complete the training within the legally required specifications.
Our Training packages include comprehensive teaching material consisting of one Apple iPad with digital books, theory lessons, 45 flight hours (39 for license holders such as PPL(A)) including flight instructor, landing fees at Augsburg airport and briefing fees.

Content of Training - Private Pilot License PPL(H)

The training for a private helicopter pilot PPL(H) is composed of theoretical and practical training.

Babcock MCS Germany conducts the theoretical and practical training in parallel so that the flight trainees can understand the complex correlations more easily through practical implementation.

Theoretical training

The experienced flight instructors of Babcock MCS Germany GmbH have prepared the theory in accordance with legal specifications in order to convey the information to you in a compact yet comprehensive fashion. The theoretical training includes the following subjects:

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  • Principles of Flight - Helicopters
  • Aircraft General Knowledge
  • Operational Procedures
  • Flight performance and planning
  • Air law
  • Human performance
  • Meteorology
  • Navigation
  • Radio-telephony certificate (BZF 2)

The theoretical training is completed by passing exams in the respective subjects. The exams are held at the competent provincial aviation authority and are in form of multiple choice questions.

Practical flight training

The practical training for a private pilot requires 45 flying hours. These must be undertaken as described in the following:

  • 25 flying hours with an authorised flight instructor, including at least 5 hours of instrument flight training

  • 10 flying hours solo flight, including at least 5 flying hours solo cross-country flight. A cross-country flight must take place over 100 nautical miles and includes two landings at different airports

Permission for solo flights requires successful completion of the theoretical training. The emergency procedures and a navigation flight are normally undertaken with the concluding test flight.

Useful information

On our page "Frequently asked questions about PPL(H)" we have compiled some useful information about the requirements in addition to answers to our frequently asked questions.