Tag: flight school

16
Jul

Join our Team!

Seeking a talented and positive helicopter flight instructor to join our team. 

We exist in an environment that is part ultra professional, part relaxed atmosphere. As a flight school we pride ourselves on producing good pilots and not just helping pilots pass a check ride. Students are our family, and respect is a key element of our work environment. A Positive, team oriented, forward thinking attitude is mandatory. Full time, variable schedule.

Minimum Requirements:

FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate with Rotorcraft-Helicopter rating
FAA CFI & CFII Certificate with rotorcraft-Helicopter rating
Minimum 200 hours
SFAR-73 endorsement to instruct in the Robinson R-22 and R-44
RHC Safety Course completed within the last 5 years
Proficient with windows operating system and MS office suite.
Flight weight of 180lbs or less preferred.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Basic and Advanced Helicopter Flight and ground instruction.
follow established curriculum under approved part 141 syllabus.
Assist in maintenance of training material.
Assist with office responsibilities, clerical and recruitment of students.
Assist with helicopter upkeep and all other tasks as necessary.

 

Send us your resume today via email: independenthelicopters@gmail.com

13
May

Annual Scholarship in Memory of Marius!

Marius Ivascu Aviation Foundation

Marius Jumping
Marius taught hundreds and hundreds of people how to face their fears, how to embrace the moment and spread their wings. He was a teacher to all, not only in skydiving, but in so many areas of life, touching lives and hearts across the globe. This fund will grant a scholarship to an individual between the ages of 17-33 who is enrolled in an aviation program for flight or maintenance. Click here to download the application.  Deadline is June 1st!

Marius Ivascu Aviation Foundation

13
Dec

Our Only Sale of the Year!

Everything 10% Off!

We’re doing it again!  Our owner Heather really enjoyed giving on her Birthday last year, that she wanted to offer 10% off as her gift to you again!

That means YOU get to save 10% on everything!!
Tours, Lessons and special packages!

Introduce someone to the magic of helicopters and give the gift of flight!

Use code HHBDAY from the 15th – 31st at checkout!

Pay the giving forward and please consider a donation to the Marius Ivascu Aviation Foundation.

 

10
Nov

How to Choose the Right Flight School for you

This question exists, but is rarely asked of us and we think you should know how to choose the right flight school that fits your needs!

If you’re ready to begin flight training but aren’t sure where to go, here are a few things to think about:

  • Cost
  • Choosing a Flight Instructor
  • Reputation
  • Part 61 vs Part 141
  • Aircraft and Maintenance

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10
Nov

Recommended Books for the Private License

Here is a list of books and reference material we usually suggest for your Private Pilot flight training. It’s not a complete list since you’ll also need things like the pilot operating handbook for your aircraft, as well as navigation charts and potentially material specific to your flight training.

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