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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


Saratoga Balloon Festival

Join us for one amazing weekend: The best of New York’s summer in a beautiful and accessible location!

Friday, June 22: 3PM – 8:30PM
Saturday, June 23: 5:30AM – 6:30PM
Sunday, June 24: 5:30AM – 4PM

Over 20 Hot Air Balloons with 4 liftoffs and the Best Balloon Glow
Over 100 Artisans displaying and selling their original works
Live Entertainment & Music
Ongoing craft demonstrations
Kids Activities including face painting, airborne artwork, and games Sponsored by Stewarts

Helicopter Rides $60 per person
**Weight Restrictions apply**
Fri 4 PM to dusk
Sat 11 AM to dusk
Sun 11 AM to 4 PM

Balloon Rides:
Fri 6 PM – $249


Schodack Food Truck and Fall Festival

Schodack Landing Fire Company | Sunday, 15th October 2017 11am-5pm

A fun day of vendors, music ,Food trucks and Beverages. No Animals please. $2 per person donation request for entry.
Donations support your local ASPCA and helicopter rides will be going from 11a-5pm!

Hot Coffee & Helicopter Rides

Drum roll please… we are so excited to announce our next big fundraising event, our first ever Fly-In Breakfast at the Saratoga County Airport! Continue Reading..