Complete Professional Pilot Program
The Helicopter Professional Pilot Program is the full training course for people whose goal is to work as a career helicopter pilot. This program includes training for these certificates and ratings: Private, Instrument, Commercial, Certified Flight Instructor and Certified Flight Instructor Instrument.
What You'll Learn
During the Professional Pilot Program you will obtain all the skills and ratings required for you to enter the helicopter industry. You will be armed with an incredible skill set and knowledge base that will allow you to be successful and safe in the industry. This program is ideal for of most of our students because it’s the compilation of all of our individual courses rolled into one program with the goal of preparing you to become the best-equipped professional pilot.
Pilots finishing this training plan will be ready to enter the industry as safe and efficient helicopter pilots. Most pilots will complete the program with 200 hours in their logbook which is crucial for those who wish to instruct in the R22 and have to meet the FAA-required minimum of 200 flight hours.
With major cities like Portland, the vast Pacific Ocean and the peaks of the Cascade Range nearby, you get to train in challenging flight environments that you’ll encounter in real world operations.
The widely varied conditions of the Pacific Northwest prep you for almost every kind of weather you will experience as a commercial pilot.
When you learn to fly here, you can fly anywhere.