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An overview of Corporate Helicopters Flight Training Academy
The objective of the school is to provide exceptional instruction and direction to help you achieve your aviation goals.
During training, you will be given personal, individual attention. You can also enjoy competitive pricing without compromising safety or quality.
Instruction is offered for private, commercial, instrument, CFI, CFII and ATP ratings. Training is performed in the Robinson R22, Robinson R44, Bell 206B, Bell 206L, AS350 B2, as well as a state-of-the-art helicopter flight simulator.
If you are purchasing a helicopter, Corporate Helicopters Flight Training Academy can provide you with training specific to your helicopter. See our current inventory of helicopters for sale.
Take a (free) tour of the training facility
Call (858) 505-5650 or email us to arrange a tour.
Take an introductory flight lesson
This is a great way to get some actual “hands on” flight experience by taking over the controls during a flight – in a controlled, safe manner.
This lesson allows you to see if flying a helicopter is something you like, before making a big time and financial commitment.
Call (858) 505-5650 or email us to schedule your lesson.
Visit the school web site.
Please review this web site thoroughly. It provides an overview of the school, courses and requirements, the enrollment process, and answers most common questions asked by potential students.
Simply follow these steps based on what type of student you are:
Recommended training material
Minimum flight requirements
Certified Medical Examiners
I want to send my sincerest thanks and gratitude to Ivor Shier, Garner Sheperd, and the Corporate Helicopters team. Their dedication and efforts, as well as their encouragement, helped me to fulfill my dream of flying helicopters! I will always cherish the time I spent as a student at Corporate Helicopters, and would highly recommend…
Took introductory class today. Thank you Corporate Helicopters for such a great experience. My instructor, Jose, was excellent. Patient, calm, clear and funny. A complete professional. I can’t wait for my next lesson!
I did an introductory lesson with William today and it was spectacular. Good instruction, good equipment and can’t find a better setting than coastal San Diego.
I took the Introductory Helicopter Flight Lesson, and if possible I would have rated it 6 out of 5 stars. My instructor Will was awesome and despite the fact that I’ve never flown a real helicopter before I was fully in control of the helicopter within about 10 minutes! It was a HUGE amount of…
I was smiling for the entire flight, so much so that my face hurt… I was hooked immediately. I set out to earn my helicopter rating.
“I have been coming to Corporate Helicopters for the past two months to earn my Private Pilot License. It has been a great experience from day one. They have great staff members and very experienced, knowledgeable pilots to train you and get you where you want to be. Their helicopters are very well maintained, which…
I moved to San Diego 3 months ago with the intention of doing a discovery flight with Corporate Helicopters. I absolutely loved it and want to pursue learning to fly helicopters. My instructor Josh was amazing and has great techniques of teaching. He described concepts in the correct terminology but can easily convey to someone…
“From my first intro flight, the flight instructors at Corporate Helicopters have been professional and extremely flexible to fit my training in between my busy travel schedule. They have continued to make flight training truly enjoyable.”
I got my private pilots license here and am currently going through instrument and commercial instruction. If you want to fly helicopters this is the place to learn.
I had the most amazing experience with my first introductory flight lesson today! Vince Carter was the pilot/instructor and even though I was feeling a little nervous, he made me feel very comfortable. I got a thorough introduction of the controls, how they maneuver the helicopters, and how sensitive they are. Thank you for an…