External load operations have become common practice for a Commercial Pilot. Although sling work is a very specialized operation, learning the basic techniques will vastly improve your everyday helicopter handling. Currently, Sling Load training is only a requirement for a Commercial Pilot Licence. That does not stop a Private Pilot from gaining a Helicopter Sling Rating.
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During your training, you will gain essential knowledge and experience.
- Load Configurations
- Pre-flight – Aircraft and Lifting Equipment
- Weight & Balance Considerations
- Complying a Safety Plan
- Civil Aviation Rules
- Load Handling
- Circuit and Confine Operations
- Long Line Operations
Adding a load underneath the helicopter changes the dynamics of handling significantly. Sling Load flying is both a challenging and rewarding exercise that improves your general flying skills.
Helicopter Sling Rating
5 hours of Sling Load Training – including 3 hours of Dual, and 1 hour of Solo.
10 hours of Sling Load Training – including 7 hours of Dual
Gaining a Sling Rating is both challenging and rewarding. The sense of accomplishment as you watch yourself improve is highly rewarding, but you will soon learn that patience is a virtue.
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