Helicopters

  • If you're looking for helicopter services, flight training or helicopter maintenance service, Command Aviation offers it all.


  • Helicopter Training in the Pacific Northwest, Bellingham WA

Flying in a helicopter is an experience unlike any other. Whether your quest is to become a pilot, to further the training you already have, get a bird’s eye view of something important, enjoy an adventure, or get your aircraft serviced, Command Aviation offers a full service, one-stop shop as part of its Flight Training program.

Helicopter Training School

With comprehensive flight and ground syllabi for each certification, Command Aviation provides helicopter pilot training for Private Pilot, Commercial and CFI certifications.

You’ll learn to fly in a Robinson R-22, the most utilized light piston training helicopter in the industry. Additional training platforms are possible through our experienced Instructor, Jeff McKinney. Call for details

Ground Programs

Helicopter Training in the Pacific Northwest, Bellingham WAOur ground programs include:

  • Helicopter Components
  • Aerodynamics
  • Flight Manuals
  • Weight and Balance
  • Weather and Weather Services
  • Airspace
  • Regulations
  • Flight Planning and Navigation
  • Aeronautical Information Manual

For those interested in helicopter pilot training, a career as an instructor or helicopter jobs, our ground programs will not only prepare you for your written exams, but the oral portion of your flight exam as well.

Canadian Students

For Canadian students, flight training at the Bellingham Airport (at the Command Aviation location) is not only convenient (just 18 miles south of the Canadian border) but an economical flight training opportunity, costing much less than training north of the border. At close $500 an hour for R22 time in Canada, your cost per flight hour is about half that price training with Command Aviation at $262 per flight hour (tax included). Training in the U.S. for Canadian flight training students requires registration with the TSA. Contact us for details on the process.

Contact us today to get started.

Helicopter Services

We specialize in helping you accomplish your goals whatever they may be. Aerial photography, scenic flights and surveys are all good reasons to hire a pilot and take a helicopter ride. Our helicopter/pilot hourly rental rates are competitive and availability can easily be arranged with a simple phone call or email.

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