The Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) rating allows you to instruct the Private, Commercial, and Instructor programs both on the ground and in the air. You will emerge from the program with an advanced understanding of the Federal Aviation Regulations, aerodynamics and systems, and the fundamentals of instruction.
Pacific North Helicopter Academy produces an elite lineage of certified flight instructors who can teach to a level of “correlation” of new knowledge and skill. You will be capable of making sound decisions in the cockpit as you begin your career as a high-altitude proficient pilot.
Estimated Tuition to Meet FAA Minimums – $16,000
Most helicopter pilots start their careers as a flight instructor. This is usually the best and sometimes the only way to build flight hours required by other commercial operators.
Truckee Base Headquarter
12219 Business Park Drive Ste 12, Truckee, CA 96161
Rio Vista Base
3000 Bauman Road, Suite C
Rio Vista, CA 94571
Turin Alps European Branch
Via San Francesco D’Assisi 22
Turin, 10121 Italy
Resort at Squaw Creek
400 Squaw Creek Rd, Olympic Valley, CA 96146
South Lake Tahoe Airport
1901 Airport Road
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Pacific North Helicopters™ LLC ,”HeliTahoe™”, is an Aviation Managing Firm and Tour Agency.
All the flight services are Operated by Reno Tahoe Helicopters™/Heliminden LLC