equirements for a Private Pilot Licence (Helicopter) are that the applicant must:
be 17 years or older;
hold a valid Class 1 or Class 2 medical certificate, issued in terms of Part 67;
hold at least a valid restricted certificate of proficiency in radiotelephony
show evidence of holding a valid Student Pilot Licence or having held, within the previous 60 months, any of the following :
a pilot license (helicopter) issued by a contracting state; or
a South African Air Force pilot qualification (helicopter); or
a Recreational Pilot License issued in terms of Part 62;
have successfully completed the training as prescribed in Document SA-CATS-FCL 61 at an approved Part 141 aviation training organization;
have passed the theoretical knowledge examination as prescribed in Document SA-CATS-FCL 61.
Have completed not less than 50 hours flight time, of which at least 25 hours are dual instruction in helicopters; and at least 15 hours solo flight time, of which 5 hours are cross country flight time;
the solo cross country time must include one triangular cross country flight of at least 100 NM, in the course of which 2 full stop landings at 2 different aerodromes away from base must have been made.
Have undergone a skills test referred to in regulation 61.04.4.
A maximum of 5 hours dual instruction may be accumulated in an approved FSTD.