Financing helicopter flight training

Make your dream a reality.

We offer you various options to finance your helicopter flight training.

Please contact us at any time for guidance. We are happy to help!

Once you’re finished here, learn how to enroll.

Lenders and financiers

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Pilot Finance, Inc.

Earn your wings with affordable monthly payments.

Pilot Finance is a private lending institution specializing in loaning money for flight training for private pilot and/or instrument rating candidates in both airplanes and helicopters.

According to the Pilot Finance website, you can apply for a loan for flight training in the United States only at Part 61 and 141 flight schools in a traditional training (non-accelerated) environment.

Students with good credit and reasonable debt-to-income ratios can expect lower interest rates and payments.

Loans are available for any dollar amount consistent with your credit score and debt-to-income ratio.

More details are available at www.pilotfinance.com

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Association for Pilot Financing - AOPA

Committed to growing the pilot population.

AOPA Aviation Finance is committed to providing support for the AOPA mission, which is to help preserve airports, grow the pilot population, and protect the interests of general aviation through advocacy in Washington, DC and all 50 states.

They also offer helicopter flight training financing.  To apply, follow these steps.

In addition to your license, you can earn a college degree.

When you enroll and get a student loan through UVU,
you can apply that loan money toward helicopter flight training
at Corporate Helicopters Flight Training Academy.

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Degree program

Utah Valley University

Corporate Helicopters Flight Training Academy has partnered with Utah Valley University – Aviation Sciences to bring flight-training students one of the best and most affordable aviation degree programs available.

Here’s how it works:

  1. When you enroll at UVU, you are working toward a college degree.
  2. However, the student loan from UVU can be at Corporate Helicopters Flight Training Academy – toward training for your pilot’s license and certificates.
  3. So at the end of these programs, you end up with both a degree and a license.
Utah Valley University offers degree programs for those seeking to earn their degree while becoming a pilot at Corporate Helicopters Flight Training Academy.
UVU degree options
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Professional Pilot Degree

If you are pursuing a career as a commercial pilot, you would most likely want to choose the professional pilot degree emphasis.

Courses are available year-round, making this program the perfect choice for you if you want to fly.

You can obtain additional advanced ratings and deepen your knowledge of the pilot profession through a wide range of course subject matter.

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Aviation Administration Degree

If you plan on seeking an aviation career at a managerial level, or who if you wish to pursue helicopter or other non-fixed-wing flight training, you would be best suited for the aviation administration degree emphasis.

Graduates will have a combination of aviation industry knowledge as well as general business management skills.

This degree leads to a wide variety in employment areas within aviation and is a useful bridge into a graduate degree program.

UVU admissions

UVU is an open-admission university, meaning no student is denied admission.

The University does, however, have enrollment standards. In order to help students enroll in courses that match their academic preparation and ability, admission to the University requires that every student submit ACT/SAT scores; an official high school transcript; and a $35 application fee.

To get started, apply for admission at the UVU Admissions page. After you’re admitted, the steps are different depending on if you are local student attending on-campus classes or an online student.

Financing & Financial Aid FAQ

We do accept various forms of financial aid, as well as loans from financial institutions.

This works on an individual basis, so please verify with us before submitting your loan application.

As of January 2017, we are unable to accept new flight training students using VA benefits.

New regulations from the Veterans Benefits Administration require flight schools to have an annual GAAP accounting audit that will cost our flight school a large sum each year. Without this audit, they will terminate our VA renewal application.

Unfortunately, we are one of the first schools to be affected by the new regulations. All flight schools in the United States will have this same requirement upon their renewal date. Very few of them can afford this extensive audit that must be carried out by CPA’s and attorneys.

No.

Corporate Helicopters is affiliated with UVU, but their online ground training does not meet requirements for the ground portion of our approved courses.

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