This two-seat helicopter features the latest and greatest in technology, making it easier and faster for you to get through your ratings. It’s configured for maximum ease of learning and is appointed for serious flight training. It’s also comfortable, with air conditioning and leather seats.
This is a great helicopter for larger students too – as the seat weight limit accommodates up to 300 pounds.
The Robinson R44 Raven II is a 4 seat helicopter that offers stability and power. This helicopter can hold a higher maximum gross weight than a Robinson R22, so student over 210 pounds would begin their flight training in this helicopter. It’s equipped with air conditioning and hydraulics.
- Students can reach proficiency in a short amount of time
- Most students choose this helicopter for instrument training
The Robinson R22 Beta II is a two place, light utility helicopter with responsive handling and quick maneuverability.
It is the most cost-efficient helicopter for flight training due to it’s lightweight frame and fuel-efficiency.
Deann and Ivor Shier are the founders of Shier Aviation dba Corporate Helicopters. The company started in 1990 and has grown tremendously since then offering various helicopter services in Southern California including: charters, tours, aerial filming and photography, helicopter maintenance, and flight training.
They started Corporate Helicopters Flight Training Academy to offer safer and more professional flight instruction that would train students to become exceptional career pilots. Through the years it is clear, they conquered their goal and continue to produce the finest helicopter pilots in the industry.
As Chief Pilot at Corporate Helicopters, Gary oversees the pilots and their training to assure safe and efficient operations. His presence over CHFTA is no different.
With a commitment to providing the best pilots in the industry, Gary leads the team with strict safety standards and insures high quality flight instruction.
As the administrator of Corporate Helicopters Flight Training Academy, Jeannette is a vital part of the flight training program. She has been involved in flight training administration for 8 years and loves working with students.
Jeanette’s #1 job priority is supporting flight training students. From the beginning, Jeannette will guide you through the process and support each student as they complete training.
We operate out of Montgomery field airport, and our offices are not equipped with living facilities.
We do have recommendations that are near to our facilities and are working on obtaining discounted pilot rates for these locations.
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