Helicopter job opportunities - career in aviation gold coastWorking as a helicopter pilot is a challenging and rewarding career path. There are numerous aviation career paths for you to choose from, including:

  • Tourism and charter
  • Utility (sling load, fire, survey, etc.)
  • Instructing
  • Offshore
  • Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
  • Marine Pilot Transfer (MPT)
  • Instructing
  • Mustering
  • Military
  • Agricultural
  • Power line


If you wish, you can further your helicopter career by upgrading a Commercial Pilot Licence to an Air Transport PilotĀ LicenceĀ (ATPL), which allows you to command a multi crew aircraft.

Other additional training includes:

  • Night VFR
  • Instrument Rating
  • Instructor Rating
  • Mustering Endorsement
  • Low Level Rating
  • Sling Load Endorsement
  • Night Vision Goggles
  • Aerial Application Rating

You must be prepared to work hard and focus on being the best and most professional helicopter pilot possible.


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