If you want to prepare for a more challenging and exciting career, it’s a great idea to add specialized training to your Professional Pilot Program and further enhance your skills to make yourself more employable in today’s competitive market.
EXTERNAL LOAD TRAINING
Fire suppression, logging, and rescue operations are just some of the helicopter career fields that require proficient skill in flying with an external load. Flying external load or “long lining” requires a whole new skill set, vertical reference.
FIREFIGHTING / USFS TRAINING
This course is designed to introduce and train to an evaluation standard the commercially rated pilot that has met or is close to the flight hour requirements of the USFS/DOI.
TURBINE TRANSITION COURSE
It’s time to transition into larger, more powerful turbine helicopter. This course helps pilots advance their career and meet industry standards in today’s competitive job market.
Time building will help you grow as a pilot and teach you situational awareness, decision making skills and makes you overall a more comfortable and experienced pilot. Great weather all year means flying virtually every day.
The flight reviews are necessary to keep you both current and proficient to your pilot certificate level. Training will be provided in accordance with 14 CFR Part 61.56 and SFAR 73.