Celebrity Helicopters Flight Training
Private Pilot License Commercial Pilot License Add-On License Certified Flight Instructor Instrument Rating

Certified Flight Instruction

For someone who wants to teach people to fly helicopters. This is a way to build hours sharpening that person’s skill. Get paid to build flying experience as a CFI.

Be at least 18 Years old
Be able to read, speak, write and understand the English language.
Hold a second class medical certificate
Pass the written exam
Pass the oral and practical exam

150 hours total flight time

100 hours must be in a powered aircraft of which 50 hours must be in helicopters

100 hours of pilot-in-command flight time which includes at least:

  • 35 hours in helicopters
  • 10 hours in cross-country
  10 hours solo


  • 5 Hours of night flight.
  • 1 Cross country with landings of a minimum of three points, with one segment of at least 50 NM.
  20 hours flight training (dual)


10 hours of instrumental training

  • 2 hours day cross-country of more than 50 NM
  • 2 hours night cross-country of more than 50 NM
  • 3 hours within 60 days before check-ride
  10 hours solo


  • 5 Hours of night flight.
  • 1 Cross country with landings of a minimum of three points, with one segment of at least 50 NM.
100 Hrs in aircraft
(50 must be in helicopter)

100 Hrs pilot in command flight time
(35 hours in helicopter)
(10 hours XC in helicopter)

10 Hrs Instrument Training in aircraft
4 Hrs XC Grd School
(2 hours day, 2 hours night)
10 hours of Solo Flight Time
(5 hours must be in night VFR conditions)
3 hours preparation for flight test
100 Pilot-in-Command
Cross Country
20 Hrs Dual Flight Training
Instrument Training
Day XC>50NM
Night XC>50NM
30 Dual/Solo Flight Training
Night Flying
Cross Country (XC)
40 Hrs Ground Inspection $2,000
Written Test $90
FAA Flight Test $400
CFI Written Test $90
CFI Written Test $90
FAA CFI Flight Test $500
65 Private Pilot Package $21,950
10 Hrs Instrument Training $3,250
30 Hrs Dual Training
Mountain Training
Off-Airport Operations
Night Flying
Full Touch down auto rotation training
45 Hrs Dual/Solo Flt. Training $11,475
Books & Supplies
R22 Manual
Private Package Plus
95 Hrs Ground Instruction $4,750
1 Written Test $90
1 FAA Flight Test $300
5 Hrs R44 Check-Out $2,975
50 Hrs SFAR Requirements Dual/Solo, CFI left-seat flight training $12,750
85 Hrs CFI Ground School $4,250
2 Written Tests $180
1 FAA Test $500
Robinson Factory Safety Course $400


R22 $255 $334
Bell47 $285 $365
R44 $369 $459
Jet Ranger $700 $895
Ground $50 $75

$2,500 Deposit to receive BLOCK RATE
*All Rates include Fuel + Tax
Solo & Dual Rates are same

A major portion of the proceeds from our flight training program are directly donated to Tomorrow's Aeronautical Museum, a museum which teaches kids how to fly and realize their dreams. For more information, www.tamuseum.org

Celebrity Helicopters, Inc.
961 West Alondra Blvd. Compton,CA 90220
(877) 999-2099 tel (877) 999-2099 fax

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