Jump to content

Heli-training. Is It As Easy As They Make Out?


Zebo
 Share

Recommended Posts

Hi People,

 

I'm new here and would like to get a real insight into helicopter training.

 

I am due to start my commercial course in a couple of weeks at BC Helicopters in Abbotsford using the Schweizer 300CB.

 

A couple of questions, firstly how does the school fair and how hard is the helicopter commercial course generally?

 

Thanks! :

Link to comment
Share on other sites

wishing you the best, zebo, but those are questions you should have asked before you committed to training...

 

412D is an instructor at the school as well as being a respected contributor here... listen to what he and his associates teach you, work hard, and you'll get exactly as much out as you put in... B)

Link to comment
Share on other sites

If you really want to do it, you will. Get ready to have your brain overloaded during every waking moment, it's both Heaven and **** all rolled into one divine experience. And yes, it is a very hard course.

While I did my training I kept a weekly journal here on this site. You might want to read thru it to see a general view of what goes on during the training period.

My two biggest pointers for students are:

-Get at least 8 hours of sleep every night

-Have your nose in the books at least 5 hours a day minimum.

 

I bumped my training log to the top of the Training page to save you lookin for it.

 

Have fun up there! :up:

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
 Share

×
×
  • Create New...