Programs and Fees

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OK Heli flight training programs are second to none in terms of quality, operational coverage, and highly experienced instructors. Proudly BC Ministry of Advanced Education PTIB Designated. OK Heli flight training programs are second to none in terms of quality, operational coverage, and highly experienced instructors. OK Heli has a sexual misconduct policy that ensures a safe learning and working environment. Our Refund Policy is easy to understand and use. You can contact us with any questions.

All commercial courses require a valid Category 1 Medical certificate.

Commercial Helicopter Pilot Courses focuses extensively on training for commercial operations.

Ask us about a discovery flight to experience flying the R22 with an instructor.


 120 Flight Hour Premium R44 Training Program

  •  95 hours flight time Robinson R22 @ $635.00 per hour, total $60,325.00
  •  25 hours flight time Robinson R44 @ $950.00 per hour, total $23,750.00
  • Introduction to slinging and vertical reference
  • Introduction to mountain flying
  •  Tuition $5,000.00
  •  License Issuance Fee $300.00
  •  Text books, program handouts and supplies $645.00
  •  Regulatory Administration Fee $250.00

Total Program Fee: $90,270.00 APPLY NOW

120 Flight Hour Premium Hybrid Training Program

  • 95 hours flight time Robinson R22 @ $635.00 per hour, total $60,325.00
  • 15 hours flight time Robinson R44 @ $950.00 per hour, total $14,250.00
  • 10 hours flight time Bell 206B @ $1,450.00 per hour, total $14,500.00
  • Introduction to slinging and vertical reference
  • Introduction to mountain flying
  • Tuition $5,000.00
  • License Issuance Fee $300.00
  • Text books, program handouts and supplies $645.00
  • Regulatory Administration Fee $250.00

Total Program Fee: $95,270 APPLY NOW

Commercial Helicopter Pilot R22/R44 Program

  • 95 hours flight time Robinson R22 @ $630.00 per hour, total $60,325.00
  • 10 hours flight time Robinson R44 @ $950.00 per hour, total $9,500.00
  • Introduction to slinging and vertical reference
  • Introduction to mountain flying
  • Tuition $4,250.00
  • License Issuance Fee $300.00
  • Text books, program handouts and supplies $645.00
  • Regulatory Administration Fee $250.00

Total Program Fee: $75,270 APPLY NOW

Commercial Helicopter Pilot R22/Bell 206 Program

  • 95 hours flight time Robinson R22 @ $630.00 per hour, total $60,325.00
  • 10 hours flight time Bell 206B Turbine @ $1,450.00 per hour, total $14,500.00
  • Introduction to slinging and vertical reference
  • Introduction to mountain flying
  • Tuition $4,250.00
  • License Issuance Fee $300.00
  • Text books, program handouts and supplies $645.00
  • Regulatory Administration Fee $250.00

Total Program Fee: $80,270 APPLY NOW

120 Flight Hour Premium Turbine Training Program

  •  95 hours flight time Robinson R22 @ $630.00 per hour, total $60,325.00
  •  25 hours flight time Bell 206B @ $1,450.00 per hour, total $36,250.00
  • Introduction to slinging and vertical reference
  • Introduction to mountain flying
  •  Tuition $5,000.00
  • License Issuance Fee $300.00
  • Text books, program handouts and supplies $645.00
  • Regulatory Administration Fee $250.00

Total Program Fee: $102,770.00 APPLY NOW

Additional fees for all courses:

  • Medical fees (approx) $150.00 – $250.00
  • Language proficiency test $105.00 (if required)
  • Transport Canada written examination $112.95
  • Flight test fee $500.00
  • R22 flight test flight time estimated @1.8 hours
    • Transport Canada requires flight time for testing in addition to minimum 100 hours
    • Flight Test flight time may only be required if additional training is required beyond the 105 or 120 hours programs
  • Transport Canada License Fee including one endorsement $80.00
  • Additional aircraft type endorsement(s) $30.00 each

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
  • We offer students an introduction to:
  • sling and long line training
  • mountain flying
  • 90 hours flight time Robinson R22
  • 20 hours flight time Robinson R44
  • Total for ground and flight school $80,600
  • License Issuance Fee $300.00
  • Text books, program handouts and supplies $645.00
  • Regulatory Administration Fee $250.00

Option to swap out the R44 and choose:

  • 20 hours flight time Bell 206B @ $1,450.00 per hour $29,000.00
  • option to train with both the R44 and Bell 206B
  • Contact OK Heli for details
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  • Additional Okanagan College application and tuition fees apply

Advanced or recurrent training is available at an hourly rate:

Robinson R22 $630.00 per hour or Robinson R44 $950.00 per hour

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.

If you are a fixed-wing pilot and are interested in becoming a professional helicopter pilot, please contact us and we’ll help you learn all you need to know about a Commercial Alternate Rotary license to add to your fixed wing license.

All commercial courses require a valid Category 1 Medical certificate.
To find a CAME (Civil Aviation Medical Examiner) near you: search here

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.