506 23rd St NE, Auburn, WA 98002
Auburn Municipal Airport (S50)


Helicopter Flight Training Course Catalog

Current Courses


Private Pilot Certification

This course includes three stages of training which must be completed consecutively. Those students coming to the US on a student visa, or those utilizing veteran’ benefits or the Alaska Student Loan Program must complete Stage One within 180 days, and Stages Two and Three within 90 days each for a maximum course total of 360 days.


CategoryShort CodeRatingCourse
Part 141P141PPCPVTPrivate Pilot Certification


  • Robinson R22 Beta
  • Robinson R22 Beta II

Minimum Course Requirements

  • Obtain an FAA Third Class Medical Certificate
  • Pass an FAA Private Pilot Helicopter Knowledge Test
  • Pass an FAA Private Pilot Helicopter Practical Test
  • Obtain a minimum of 35 hours of flight time and 35 hours of ground instruction as per course outline

Course Outline

Dual InstructionAircraft Rental (R22)30$245$7,350
Dual InstructionInstructor (Flight - Basic)27$45$1,215
Dual InstructionInstructor (Flight - Stage Check)4$60$240
Solo PracticeAircraft Rental (R22)5$245$1,225
Ground InstructionInstructor (Ground - Basic)35$45$1,575


  • A total flight time of 50 hours prior to a student obtaining their Private Pilot Certification is not uncommon.
(206) 767-0515
506 23rd St NE, Auburn, WA 98002, Auburn Municipal Airport (S50)

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