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OK Heli flight training programs are second to none in terms of quality, operational coverage, and highly experienced instructors.

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 115 Flight Hour Premium R44 Training Program

Commercial Helicopter Pilot Course focuses extensively on training for commercial operations including:

  •  sling training
  •  vertical reference (long line) training
  •  water bucket training
  •  mountain flying
  •  90 hours flight time Robinson R22 @ $495.00 $44,550.00
  •  25 hours flight time Robinson R44 @ $795.00 $19,875.00
  •  Tuition $5,000.00
  •  Application Fee $100.00
  •  Text books, program handouts and supplies $425.00
  •  Regulatory Administration Fee $250.00

Total: $70,200.00

115 Flight Hour Premium Turbine Training Program

Commercial Helicopter Pilot Course focuses extensively on training for commercial operations including:

  •  sling training
  •  vertical reference (long line) training
  •  water bucket training
  •  mountain flying
  •  90 hours flight time Robinson R22 @ $495.00 $44,550.00
  •  25 hours flight time Bell 206B @ $1,200.00 $30,000.00
  •  Tuition $5,000.00
  • Application Fee $100.00
  • Text books, program handouts and supplies $425.00
  • Regulatory Administration Fee $250.00

Total: $80,325.00

115 Flight Hour Premium Hybrid Training Program

Commercial Helicopter Pilot Course focuses extensively on training for commercial operations including:

  • sling training
  • vertical reference (long line) training
  • water bucket training
  • mountain flying
  • 90 hours flight time Robinson R22 @ $495.00 $44,550.00
  • 15 hours flight time Robinson R44 @ $795.00 $11,925.00
  • 10 hours flight time Bell 206B @ $1,200.00 $12,000.00
  • Tuition $5,000.00
  • Application Fee $100.00
  • Text books, program handouts and supplies $425.00
  • Regulatory Administration Fee $250.00

Total: $74,250.00

110 Flight Hour Commercial Helicopter Pilot Certificate

This program is offered through Okanagan College.

Commercial Helicopter Pilot Course provides graduates with the business skills and training for advancement in commercial operations including:

  • business marketing
  • management principles
  • business finances and accounting
  • organizational behaviour
    • additional business course options
  • sling training
  • vertical reference (long line) training
  • mountain flying
  • 90 hours flight time Robinson R22 @ $495.00 $44,550.00
  • 20 hours flight time Robinson R44 @ $795.00 $11,925.00

Or option to remove the R44 and choose:

  • 20 hours flight time Bell 206B @ $1,200.00 $24,000.00
  • Contact Okanagan College for all Program Costs and Details
Commercial Helicopter Pilot Course Initial Program
  • 90 hours flight time Robinson R22 $495.00 $44,550.00
  • 10 hours flight time Robinson R44 @ $795.00 $7,950.00
  • Introduction to slinging and vertical reference
  • Introduction to mountain flying
  • Tuition $4,250.00
  • Application Fee $100.00
  • Text books, program handouts and supplies $425.00
  • Regulatory Administration Fee $250.00

Total: $57,525.00

Commercial Helicopter Pilot Course Initial Turbine Program
  • 90 hours flight time Robinson R22 $495.00 $44,550.00
  • 10 hours flight time Bell 206B @ $1,200.00 $12,000.00
  • Introduction to slinging and vertical reference
  • Introduction to mountain flying
  • Tuition $4,250.00
  • Application Fee $100.00
  • Text books, program handouts and supplies $425.00
  • Regulatory Administration Fee $250.00

Total: $61,575.00

Commercial Alternate Helicopter Pilot Course

(Pilots holding a commercial fixed-wing license, Transport Canada requires a minimum of 60 hours helicopter experience)

  • 52 hours flight time Robinson R22 @$495.00 $25,740.00
  • 10 hours flight time Robinson R44 @$795.00 $7,950.00
  • Tuition $2,100.00
  • Application Fee $100.00
  • Text books, program handouts and supplies $425.00
  • Regulatory Administration Fee $250.00

Total: $36,565.00

Commercial Alternate Helicopter Pilot Course – Turbine

(Pilots holding a commercial fixed-wing license, Transport Canada requires a minimum of 60 hours helicopter experience)

  • 52 hours flight time Robinson R22 @$495.00 $25,740.00
  • 10 hours flight time Bell 206B @$1,200.00 $12,000.00
  • Tuition $2,100.00
  • Application Fee $100.00
  • Text books, program handouts and supplies $425.00
  • Regulatory Administration Fee $250.00
All commercial courses require a valid Class I medical certificate

Total: $40,615.00

Helicopter Class IV Instructor Course

(Pilots holding a commercial helicopter license with a minimum of 250 hours PIC)

  • 20 hours flight time Robinson R22 @$495.00 $9,900.00
  • 10 hours flight time Robinson R44 @$795.00 $7,950.00
  • Tuition@ $3,000.00
  • Application $100.00
  • Text books, program handouts and supplies $650.00
  • Regulatory Administration Fee $250.00

Total: $21,850.00

Additional fees for all courses:

  • Medical fees (approx) $150.00 – $250.00
  • Language proficiency test $105.00
  • Transport Canada written examination $105.00
  • Flight test fee $500.00
  • R22 flight test flight time @1.5 hours $745
    • Transport Canada requires flight time for testing in addition to minimum 100 hours – does not apply to Premium training
  • License application including one endorsement $80.00
  • Additional aircraft type endorsement(s) $30.00 each

All commercial courses require a valid Class I Medical certificate.

To find a CAME (Civil Aviation Medical Examiner) near you: search here

Advanced or recurrent training is available at an hourly rate:

Robinson R22 $495.00/Hr    or    Robinson R44 $795.00/Hr

All prices are based on Transport Canada required minimums and average flight times of former graduates. Some students may require more flight hours and costs may vary. Okanagan Mountain Helicopters reserves the right to change program costs without notice.

A deposit of $2000.00 is required before the course begins to reserve your seat in a class.

All prices are quoted in Canadian dollars.