A Helicopter Pilot Training Program
Learning to fly a helicopter (rotational wing aircraft) requires classroom training and flight training. A trade school may offer a comprehensive educational program that will prepare a student for a rewarding job as a helicopter operator. Aircraft Differentials A helicopter operates differently than an airplane (fixed-wing aircraft). Hand, eye, and foot coordination are essential for piloting. The limited space within a helicopter cockpit and the complex digital dashboard features that a helicopter contains may make the initial thought of operating a helicopter a little intimidating.