Turbine Transition Course

12 clock hours (5 flight, 7 ground)
Completion Time: 5 days

Course Objectives

This course is designed to provide a helicopter-rated pilot with the knowledge and skills required to competently operate a turbine-powered helicopter. Experience in turbine helicopters will enhance a pilot’s hiring potential.

Course Description

This course is conducted in accordance with Quantum Helicopters’ Turbine Transition Syllabus. The student will learn how to perform normal and emergency procedures in a turbine helicopter, with emphasis on flight characteristics unique to the aircraft. Ground instruction will emphasize the operation of a turbine engine and the helicopter’s performance characteristics and limitations.

Upon satisfactory completion of the required lessons, the student will receive a Certificate of Completion.

Course Outline and Hours

  • Dual VFR Flight Training 5
  • Ground Training 7


Helicopter Association International
Robinson Helicopters
Civil Aviation Administration of China