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For Helicopter Flight Training at Higher Ground Helicopters, we hold our student to a much higher standard than that set by the FAA. In doing this we find our students have a much higher first time pass ratio than most schools and are building a reputation for producing a higher level of Helicopter Flight Training and pilot to enter the helicopter industry. We also hold our Helicopter Flight Training ground schools in groups allowing more interaction with the students. This saves the students money and allows them to complete Helicopter Flight Training and enter the work force quicker, which is our real objective. Higher Ground Helicopters hires its top students to replace their CFIs that move up to the next level in their career. In doing this we keep a constant flow of new CFIs and are hiring CFIs on a regular bases, which is a great opportunity for you the Helicopter Flight Training student.

At Higher Ground Helicopters we provide ground instruction and flight lessons in the following areas

  • FAA Helicopter Private Pilot – Helicopter Flight Training for the helicopter license private pilot program is intended for people who may be learning to fly as a hobby, personal business or who are planning to purchase their own aircraft. With your Private Pilot Certificate you are allowed to take family, friends and co-workers on board your aircraft or the aircraft you are renting while acting as Pilot in Command. The only restriction to acting as a Private Pilot is you are not allowed by the FAA to be compensated for your skills. You must carry a Commercial Certificate for compensation for hire.
  • FAA Instrument Helicopter Rating – Helicopter Flight Training for the instrument rating course is for helicopter pilots who wish to enhance their flying skills and learn more about navigation, weather and the air traffic control system. It is also for commercial pilots who want to gain a competitive edge in the job market, and meet the employment requirements of many EMS, offshore and corporate operators.
  • FAA Helicopter Commercial Pilot – Helicopter Flight Training for the commercial pilot course is for private helicopter pilots who wish to continue their helicopter pilot training, either to gain increased proficiency or with an eye towards possible future employment.
  • FAA Helicopter Certified Flight Instructor – Code of Federal Aviation Regulations 14 CFR Part 61.187(b)(3) details the areas of operation in which training must be received for the issue of a Certified Flight Instructor -Helicopter, and 14 CFR Part 61.183 details the minimum requirements for the issue of the rating Certified Flight Instructor (Helicopter) – minimum eligibility requirements. There is no minimum hour requirement for the training for a CFI(H), and the training required to become proficient to the required standard will vary from person to person.
  • FAA Helicopter Certified Flight Instructor Instrument – Code of Federal Aviation Regulations 14 CFR Part 61.187(b)(3) details the areas of operation in which training must be received for the issue of a Certified Flight Instructor (Helicopter) rating, and 14 CFR Part 61.183 details the minimum requirements for the issue of the rating Certified Flight Instructor (Instrument-Helicopter) – minimum eligibility requirements. There is no minimum hour requirement for the training for a CFII(H), and the training required to become proficient to the required standard will vary from person to person.

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Higher Ground Helicopters of Cincinnati, LLC

10570 Springboro Pike
Miamisburg, OH 45342
Phone: 513.217.6700
Fax: 513.217.5243

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