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Private Pilot Licence (PPL-H)

Costs are in NZ dollars 

Flying Instruction:

 
50 hours dual/solo flying instruction in Robinson R22 helicopter @ $575 per hour $28,750.00
Additional Flying: revision, extra tuition, flight test @ $575 per hour
(50 hours is the minimum total flight experience as required by Civil Aviation Authority)
 

 

Additional Costs

 
 Ground Tuition per hour (invoiced if instructor spends ground time with you -
ie preflight brief)
  ($109.25)
Mountain Theory Course - 5 hours (mandatory syllabus item) $300.00
Robinson Safety Awareness Course     $350.00
Medical Examination and CAA Fees $500.00
North Shore Aero Club Membership - Annual Subscription $360.00
Airways and Landing fees $100.00
2 Week PPL Theory Course for six exams (Optional) ($1000.00)
Language Proficiency Level 6  (plus examiners fee)  OR   $125.00
Language Fluency Test ($306.00)

PPL Written Examination Fees (6 x $85 per exam)

$510.00
PPL Flight Test Fee (plus examiner travelling expenses if required)  $650.00
Issue of a Lifetime Private Pilot License    $230.00
 Public Trust registration and administrative fee (if applicable)
 ($75.00)
  $3,125.00

 

Manuals and Stationery:

 
PPL Text Books (Navigation, Meteorology, Air Law, Radio, Human Factors, Rotorcraft) $584.00
Pilot's Logbook $49.00
AIP Manuals, Charts, sample exams, etc $375.00
Navigation Computer, Protractor, Scale Rule $155.00
  $1163.00
   
TOTAL $33,038.00

All prices are subject to change throughout the course and a fuel surcharge maybe added

 

Private Aircraft:

Where availability permits, we would be delighted to train you in your own helicopter subject to our standard terms.

NSHT S

* Flight Time = $150+gst per physical hour (including pre and post flight exercise briefing)

* Additional hours in excess of 8 Hours charged at $95 + gst

* Theory Time = $95 + gst per physical hour (including any waiting or travel)

* Travel cost at standard .74 cents +gst per km from North Shore Airfield

* Overnight allowance = $250 plus hotel, meal or car as required.

* Subject to instructor availability full day rate is $750 + gst for 6 hrs (additional charged at $95+gst per hour)

* Cancellation or delay (not due to weather) of scheduled activity within 12 hrs will incur 2 hour minimum flight time fee or full day rate as per planned schedule.

* Additionally, all instructors would need to be named on the insurance and both instructor and North Shore Helicopter Training Ltd are indemnified of any liability or cost as a result of any incident or accident however it might have occured.

All fees are payable in advance and subject to compounding interest and collection fees if not paid at the time that the cost is incurred.

 

NB - All students must join and maintain membership of the North Shore Aero Club throughout the period of any training with NSHT or thereafter if they continue to fly at North Shore Airfield.

Student Fee Protection-, NSHT are a NZQA Private Training Establishment (PTE). If you pay in advance; all fees will be lodged with Public Trust for your protection. Any admin fees will be charged to your account to offer this fee protection. 

Credit Card payments. All fees collected by Visa or Mastercard will attract upto 5% additional charge. 

 

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