Cost of Helicopter Pilot Training

What is the cost of helicopter pilot training in the United States? This can vary greatly depending on type of helicopter training you want. A private pilot’s license can cost as little as $15,000. Whereas going from zero hours to 300 hours with a commercial pilot’s certificate and a job will cost you around $82,000.  

When you select helicopter training with helicopter academy not only will you receive top quality professional training at one of the lowest hourly rates in the industry, you will also get your first job with us as a certified flight instructor.  HA is the only flight school in the world that can guarantee our graduates a job.

How can I pay?

We do not require payment in full prior to your training. You can pay as you go or set up an account with us.  We take check, wire transfer, cash and credit cards.


Helicopter Academy is one of the leading schools for flight training in the nation.  .Student testimonial

I would like to thank you again for your amazing program. I learned more than a few things with HA that are now vital for my flights here. I miss the Boatpix flights a lot and hope somehow I will fly for you again.

Laurent Abat-Roy

Helicopter Training Ratings offered

We offer helicopter instruction for the following ratings:

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