Private Pilot License 

The Private License is for those who wish to fly for pleasure and potentially personal business. It does not allow you to fly for hire as a professional pilot. With your Private license you are allowed to take friends and family for flights day or night in VFR weather conditions*. This is the basis of training most all pilots will begin with.

*American Helicopters Inc. solo and passenger carrying rental requirements also apply*

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Eligibility Requirements

  • Be able to read, speak, write, and understand the English language, or have such operating limitations placed on his/her pilot certificate as are necessary for safety

  • Be a US citizen or complete the non-citizen flight training registration requirements via www.flightschoolcandidates.gov

  • Hold at least a current FAA Third Class Medical Certificate

  • Complete Ground School Training

  • Acquire a minimum of 40 flight hours, which includes a minimum 20 hours dual flight (with an instructor) and minimum 10 hours of solo flight

  • Pass FAA written exam (knowledge test) and checkride (practical test)

Pricing Information 

American Helicopters provides an all inclusive training package for the Private License for $15,900. This pricing includes 50 hours of flight instruction, 40 hours of ground instruction, all necessary books & materials and one practical test and one written test fee.

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American Helicopters Inc.

10503 Wakeman Drive

Manassas, Virginia 20110

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Manassas Airport Information

Tower 133.1 Ground 121.8

ATIS 125.17 Clearance 120.2

Elevation 192'

34R/16L - 6200'

34L/16R - 3700'