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Private Pilot Helicopter Ground School & Test Prep

master what the FAA wants you to know

Everything you need to ace your test!

Once you become a helicopter pilot, you'll fly backwards, sideways and hover! And ... do pedal turns while operating out of an area no bigger than a back yard!
  • Enjoy lifetime course access and updates
  • This course is mobile friendly and designed to go anywhere you need to study
14 hours

The KING Online Private Pilot Helicopter Test Prep and Ground School Course covers everything you need to ace your FAA Private Pilot Helicopter Written Exam (Knowledge Test), including all helicopter test areas and all available FAA helicopter questions, answers and detailed explanations.
KING thoroughly covers the subject areas in a fun and easy to understand presentation with short, bite-sized interactive video lessons.
Your learning is reinforced by answering FAA-style Private Pilot Helicopter Test Questions that follow each video lesson.
You can even take unlimited practice tests from the entire test question bank!
The Private Pilot Helicopter Course covers...
  • Helicopter Aerodynamics including torque, coning, coriolis effect, dissymmetry of lift, retreating blade stall, translational lift, ground effect and translating tendency
  • Helicopter Operations including hot weather operations, running takeoffs, slope operations, confined area operations, pinnacle operations, quick stops, settling with power, tail rotor failure, autorotation, and ground resonance
  • FAA Regulations for Helicopters including fuel reserves, heliports, traffic pattern operations, and special VFR
  • Helicopter Performance and Weight & Balance including height velocity diagrams and longitudinal and lateral weight & balance
Understand Knowledge and Flight Concepts
You'll be so engaged by KING´s clear, simple, fun presentation and you´ll get the big picture you need to be the true master of your flight. You´ll have the practical tools to really use your license. And having the big picture means you´ll be ready to deal with the unexpected. You´ll know how to make timely decisions and take action before you and your passengers are at risk—so your flying will be confident and fun. In short, you´ll be ready to be Pilot-in-Command.
Intimate, Personal Learning from Legendary Flight Instructors
Through intimate video instruction, you´ll learn directly from John and Martha King. Their clear, simple and fun teaching has made aviation learning accessible to hundreds of thousands of pilots world-wide. You´ll remember their vivid and often humorous presentations as long as you fly. Pilots have frequently told us that as they faced critical situations in the air, the Kings´ words replayed in their mind right when they needed them. You will always consider John and Martha your personal aviation mentors.
You Will Pass Your Written Test -- Guaranteed!

This Course Provides These Special Benefits:
  • FREE lifetime automatic course updates
  • FREE companion app for offline learning on your iPhone or iPad
checkmarkPrivate Pilot - Helicopter Interactive Video Ground School and Test Prep - Your solution for acing the FAA written test
  • Private Pilot - Helicopter test question review with explanations
  • Unlimited randomly generated Private Pilot - Helicopter practice tests
  • Access to a staff of pilots and flight instructors via phone or email
  • Personalized graduation certificate suitable for framing
  • Plus ... Download Your FREE Private syllabus for your Checkride or for future Private Pilot Students!

You're in Control of Your Time
You choose when and where you want to learn.
Your Satisfaction is Guaranteed
King Schools offers a "no questions asked" 30-day, money back guarantee.
We pledge to ...
  • ... place you on a pedestal. John and Martha may be the Kings—but to us, the real "kings" are our customers. Customer satisfaction has driven KING for over 50 years.
  • ... maximize your training. King Schools' teaching techniques help you remember facts you'll need—in every training product we create.
  • ... provide free, lifetime tech support. For as long as you own your course, you get this on all KING software and video products—Monday-Friday 8 A.M.-5 P.M. (PT). Contact Information
  • ... make learning enjoyable. Humor is a major component that distinguishes KING materials—and makes the learning process more memorable.
  • ... treat you with integrity. No loopholes, no surprises—we'll never abuse your trust. There's no fine print, no tricks. Never!
King Schools has provided training to more than half the pilots in the United States!

  1. Is this course right for me?
    This course is designed to prepare you to take and pass the FAA Private Pilot - Helicopter Knowledge Test.
  2. What are the system requirements for this course?
    Online course media requires a PC or Mac computer with a broadband Internet connection.
  3. Can I use my smartphone to view the course materials?
    To access course content from a smartphone or tablet you must purchase the online version of the course or package.
    Apple iPhone and iPad
    We recommend using the Safari browser.
    Free bonus! You can download your lessons and take them later on an iPad or iPhone—even when not connected to the Internet. The free King Schools Companion app allows you to view and complete lessons in your course when no Internet connection is available. The app will automatically sync progress between all of your devices when your iOS device returns online. The free app is available through the iTunes App Store by searching for "King Schools Companion."

    Follow the steps below to access your courses on your iOS device offline:
    • After you have created your iLearn account by following the instructions in the email you'll receive after you complete your order,
    • Download the King Schools Companion app through the iTunes App Store onto your iOS device while you are connected to the Internet.
    • Once your course(s) have finished loading, you can start studying offline!
    Your course is compatible with the Google Chrome browser on your Android device. The Chrome browser is available for free download from the Google Play Store by searching for "Chrome".
  4. Are the courses current?
    KING courses are up-to date with the latest information and subjects areas the FAA wants you to know. KING Interactive Video Ground School and Test Prep courses contain FAA-style questions which are representative of all the subject areas the FAA tests.
    Warning: You can’t just memorize test questions and expect to pass your FAA Private Pilot - Helicopter Written Test. Why? The FAA used to make their test question banks publicly available; however, they have not done so for many years. In fact, the FAA has recently gone through their entire database and changed every single test question and answer in order to eliminate test question memorization. No one, including test prep educators, has access to the FAA question banks. To be a safe and competent pilot-in-command, and to pass your required tests, there is no shortcut. You must acquire the necessary pilot knowledge.
    Online Course Media - Your online course is always up-to-date as the course is automatically updated whenever changes occur.
  5. Is there a particular order to follow? Are some lessons easier than others?
    First, select the "Click HERE to Start" menu icon on your Private Pilot - Helicopter Ground School & Test Prep Course home screen. From there, you will learn how to use the course effectively with and gain insight to the features and benefits of the course. Just follow the path from start to finish; it's that easy. Of course you can skip around if you chose but we recommend staying on the lesson path.
    Some lessons may be more challenging than others, but one of the many advantages of having a home study course is you can repeat any lesson over and over again.
  6. How much time will it take to complete the course?
    • The Private Pilot Helicopter Ground School & Test Prep Course contains approximately 15 hours of video lessons.
    King Schools courses are self-paced so completion time will vary from person to person. Some folks spend a full week to complete the course and others will take longer depending upon how much time they have allocated for their studies. If you have 10-15 minutes of time, you can complete a course lesson.
  7. What if I have a question? Is there a CFI available?
    If you still have a question about your course, you can call us during our normal business hours at 800-854-1001 or +1 858 541-2200. You can also email us at - We have a full staff of pilots and flight instructors available to answer your questions. Please be aware that it may take 24-48 hours to respond to an email so please call us if you need immediate attention.
    Of course, when you take a King Schools course, it is like having a flight instructor with you 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You can review the material as often as you like at anytime. Sometimes, you may want to review a video segment a couple of times.
    King Schools Private Pilot - Helicopter Ground School & Test Prep Course contains a text question explanation icon that contains a thorough explanation of the test questions. Click on the icon when you are in the question review that follows each lesson segment and you will have a pop-up window containing a thorough explanation of the test question.
    course question toolbar
  8. How do I access my course completion certificate?
    Once you have completed all the lessons and answered all the questions in each lesson, you´ll be able to print out your completion certificate.
  9. Can I still access the course material after I complete the course?
    You have lifetime access to your Private Pilot - Helicopter Ground School & Test Prep Course. Remember, with the online media, the course is also automatically updated and will always be current.
  10. Where do I take my FAA Knowledge Test?
    You can check the PSI Exams website at for a testing center near you.
  11. How do I receive my endorsement to take the FAA Knowledge Test?
    Once you complete the three practice exams with a score of 70% or higher, you can print out your endorsement.
  12. How do I find a FAA Medical Examiner to schedule my physical?
    Check the website at to find an examiner. You need pass your physical before you can solo.
  13. How do I get my WINGS credit for taking the course?
    Just make sure the email address in your King Schools iLearn account matches your WINGS account. We will automatically grant WINGS credit when you complete the course. For more information, click here.
  14. Now that I finished the course, what´s next?
    Consider getting your instrument rating! Of course, King Schools will be there to help you achieve this goal with KING Instrument Rating Courses.

Unedited Customer Reviews
Coursework was effective.
I really enjoyed the layout and organization of learning ground for my private pilot helicopter course. The learning ties into piloting very well and I naturally reference knowledge gained from the King course.
Zackary V. 03/15/2024
Private Pilot Helicopter Ground School & Test Prep
Believe in yourself !
convenient and easy to understand
hoa n. 01/29/2024
Private Pilot Helicopter Ground School & Test Prep
Helicopter Private Pilot
While it can be hard to follow the instructors at times, the course prepares you for the unknown and the information will always be useful.
Dana G. 01/04/2024
Private Pilot Helicopter Ground School & Test Prep
Made the test simple and easy.
They didn’t just give you the answers, King Schools gave me a real sense of understanding it all. The best part was the course was on my time and I could go as fast or as slow I wanted.
Zachary S. 10/24/2023
Private Pilot Helicopter Ground School & Test Prep
The King System Works
I took the Private Pilot Helicopter (PRH) exam in September, 2023.  In my opinion, as long as you dedicate sufficient time and follow the advice/counsel contained within the King School preparatory videos, you will easily pass the test itself (i.e., you will score much higher than the required 70%).  Once I had completed all instructional videos and covered all the questions, I took 3 practice exams and felt comfortable scheduling the test. I arranged to take it about ten days later at a nearby facility.  Over the next ten days I took roughly one random practice exam each day and never scored lower than 95%.  On the exam itself, I scored a 97% (missed two questions) with almost an hour to spare.  My experience suggests that a handful of the exam questions are indeed re-formatted/re-written (but not many).  I was only disappointed in the fact that I didn't get 100% and thus a King School Ace hat!
Thomas M. 09/28/2023
Private Pilot Helicopter Ground School & Test Prep
Make it happen it is worth.
I recommend this course my instructors are very fine tuned to the subject matters.
Ricardo G. 09/11/2023
Private Pilot Helicopter Ground School & Test Prep
Very helpful in studying for written test, though more is needed for the check ride of course!
Adam C. 05/08/2023
Private Pilot Helicopter Ground School & Test Prep
King Schools is the best!
John and Martha make the process fun and easy to understand. The learning videos are very informative and take you step by step to the point where you will have no problem pass your FAA exam. I will be sure to use them when its time to proceed to to my Instrument and Commercial exams!
PHILLIP M. 03/10/2023
Private Pilot Helicopter Ground School & Test Prep
Well Prepared for Success
King's Private Pilot Helicopter Course exceeded my expectations. I was well prepared with the relevant knowledge going into the FAA Exam. The availability and utilization of unlimited practice exams proved invaluable.
Lyle H. 11/23/2022
Private Pilot Helicopter Ground School & Test Prep
Best learning service ever!
King Schools helped me a lot to get my flying license. The course material was straight forward and everything went well alongside the videos and the quizzes. I had previous flying experience but I had limited information on America's standards of aviation. Best method of teaching....
Abdul N. 07/03/2022
Private Pilot Helicopter Ground School & Test Prep
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