THE BLOG

09
Oct

Wings Program

The objective of the WINGS Program is to address the primary accident causal factors that continue to plague the general aviation community.

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08
Oct

Join our Saratoga location!

Seeking a talented and positive helicopter flight instructor to join our team in Saratoga, NY

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 Certificate with Rotorcraft-Helicopter rating (CFII preferred)
Minimum 200 hours
SFAR-73 endorsement to instruct in the Robinson R-22 and R-44
Preferred: 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

02
Aug

Scholarship Time!

If you’re just starting out or working on a few ratings in the aviation world, you could always use a little help with some scholarships! Our page has some more listed on it, but the Whirly Girls and HFI are offering scholarships now!!

Deadlines are September 1st for Whirly Girls and October 31st for HFI. Follow the links below to see if any of the scholarships are a fit for you and apply!

We’re happy to help!

https://www.whirlygirls.org/scholarship-offerings-and-requirements-scholarships/

20
Apr

Helicopter Online Ground Course!

Our latest Helicopter Online Ground course is geared to prepare you for the Oral and Written exam for the Private Pilot license!

It’s a great tool for:

  • Beginners
  • Review
  • Fixed Wing Add-on students
  • Flight Instructors to build a CFI book
  • even Flight Reviews!

Sign up today to get started for only $39!

Ask us about the Affiliate program too!

11
Sep

10 Years in Business = 10% off for YOU!

To Celebrate 10 Years in Business, we’re giving YOU 10% OFF everything!!

Introduce someone to the magic of helicopter flight!

Discovery Flights and Tours purchased between September 14th and September 16th are all 10% off!

Fall Foliage is right around the corner and NOW is the perfect time to book that special experience!

Block Flight Time Sale!

Purchase 10 hours of flight time between September 14th and September 16th and receive one hour FREE!! (Save up to $550!)

This Promotion is only valid for purchases made from 9/14/18 – 9/16/18

Use Code 10YR