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EASA Helicopter Syllabus 

 EASA Syllabus for Helicopter Flight Instruction

The flight syllabus for the EASA PPL (h) - from September 2013. 

Below is the complete flight syllabus for the EASA Private Pilots Licence (Helicopters) or PPL(h). The lessons are generally taught in the numerical order as per the layout in the syllabus, however it is important to note that some of the exercises may take more than one sortie to master. For Example it takes the average student up to 15 hours to learn how to hover the helicopter, but is is down to the ability of the student..


Exercise 1a - Familiarisation of the helicopter.

Exercise 1b - Emergency Procedures

Exercise 2 - Preparation for and after Flight

Exercise 3 - Air experience

Exercise 4 - Effects of Controls

Exercise 5 - Power and Attitude Changes

Exercise 6 - Straight and level Flight

Exercise 7 - Climbing

Exercise 8 - Descending

Exercise 9 - Turning

Exercise 10 - Basic Autorotation

Exercise 11a - Hovering

Exercise 11b - Hover Taxi and Spot Turns 

Exercise 11c - Hovering and Taxi Emergencies

Exercise 12 - Take off and Landing

Exercise 13 - Transitions to and from the Hover

Exercise 14a - Circuit, approach and landing

Exercise 14b - Steep and limited power

Exercise 14c - Emergency Procedures

Exercise 15 - First Solo 

Exercise 16 - Sideways and Backwards Flight

Exercise 17 - Spot Turns

Exercise 18 Hover OGE and Vortex Ring

Exercise 19 - Simulated EOL

Exercise 20 - Advance Autorotation

Exercise 21- Practice Forced Landings

Exercise 22 - Steep Turns

Exercise 23 - Transitions

Exercise 24 - Quick Stops

Exercise 25a - Navigation

Exercise 25b - Navigation at low Heights

Exercise 25c - Radio navigation

Exercise 26  - Advance take offs and landings

Exercise 27 - Sloping Ground

Exercise 28 - Limited Power

Exercise 29 - Confined Areas

Exercise 30 - Basic Instrument flight

Exercise 31a - Night Flying (If required)

Exercise 31b - Night Cross Country. (if required)