Our location in northern BC gives us unparalleled access to the terrain and conditions needed to prepare you for mountain flying. Mountains? Check. Freezing cold weather? Check. 

We offer in-house training that meets and exceeds the HAC (Helicopter Association of Canada) competency guidelines and is Forestry Approved. We’re not going to lie, it’s pretty awesome. 

Our Mountain flying course is ideal for commercial pilots who want to further their skills in order to take advantage of careers in the alpine tourism industry, forestry, mining, search and rescue or emergency transport.  

You will receive a detailed course manual covering the following topics: 

  • Mountain Ranges and Topography
  • Mountain winds (wind mechanics and turbulence)
  • Advanced approaches and departures
  • Reconnaissance Techniques
  • Overshoots
  • Advanced Hovering
  • Advanced Confined Areas
  • Cirques
  • Canyons
  • Pinnacles
  • Saddles
  • Ridges
  • Glaciers

Mountain Course Rates

Robinson RH44 II

10 hrs @ $690/hr $6,900
Textbook incl. GST  $105
Ground School $500
Administration fee incl. GST  $105
Total Course Cost $7,610

This course is based on competency guidelines and as such may take additional training to meet the requirements