How to apply
The holder of an Part-FCL IR(H) may exercise the privileges of the rating to fly EASA Helicopters registered in the EU. The privileges of a holder of an IR(H) are to fly helicopters under IFR with a minimum decision height of 200 feet (60 m).
In the case of a multi-engine IR, these privileges may be extended to decision heights lower than 200 feet (60 m) if you have completed specific training at an ATO and passed section 6 of the skill test prescribed in Appendix 9 to Part-FCL in multi-pilot helicopters.
Holders of an IR(H) shall exercise their privileges in accordance with the conditions established in Appendix 8 to Part-FCL. To exercise privileges as PIC under IFR in multi-pilot helicopters, you must have at least 70 hours of instrument time of which up to 30 hours may be instrument ground time.
You must hold at least a PPL(H) and the privileges to fly at night in accordance with FCL.810; or an ATPL in another category of aircraft; or a CPL(H).
You must also meet the requirements that are shown under 'Pre-requisites' on these pages.