Book an Introductory Flight With Us!
Not quite sure where to start when trying to pursue a career in the aviation industry? Book a flight with one of our instructors! For one hour, you'll be able to pre-flight a helicopter, and do most of the flying in some wicked areas. Our pilots will show you some basic flying techniques and give you a sense of what it's like to fly in B.C.'s alpine forests and mountainous ranges.
Don't just learn,
learn to experience.
Looking to pursue a helicopter license? Start with these steps:
There are several options for funding. Use your personal savings, ask family or friends if they would be willing to lend you the money, or contact your bank to see if you are eligible for a loan or line of credit. You can also combine several funding channels.
If you're looking to become a commercial helicopter pilot, you'll need to apply for an aviation class one medical. This cannot be done through your family your doctor, you'll need to find a Transport Canada certified doctor. The initial process may take 3-6 months, it's important to start this process right away. Find a doctor here:
B.C. Helicopters is now accepting applications for May and September 2022 and January of 2023. Submit an application today and come fly with us!
If you're looking for accommodations, B.C. Helicopters is offering student housing. Take a look!
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