The R22 is an affordable low cost two seat helicopter. For your Private Pilot Certificate you need 30 hours of flight time and 10 hours of solo flight time. There actually is no requirement for classroom time. We quote 40 hours. Although with self study, which we at Whirlybird highly encourage you can save a substantial amount of money. The price break down provided below includes all the expenses that you can reasonably expect in your training. All of our programs are self paced and you make the schedule. Whirlybird also has no additional charges or hidden fees such as pre and post flight charges, enrollment fees, and fuel surcharges.
Private Pilot Course Robinson R22
30 Hours of flight with an instructor $8, 100
10 Hours of Solo flight $2,400
40 Hours Classroom Instruction $1,800
Private Pilot Book and Equipment Package $330
Practical Exam Fee $450
Written Exam Fee $150
*This cost is an estimate. With the program being so individualized this price could charge up or down.