Part 61/141 Training

  • KBFS Provides Fixed and Rotary Wing Training
    • We offer the following courses of instruction in Airplanes and Helicopters
      • Private Pilot Certificate
      • Commercial Pilot Certificate
      • Instrument Pilot Rating
      • Certified Flight Instructor/Instrument Instructor
  • Helicopter Training
    • All Primary Helicopter Training is conducted using Schweitzer H300 helicopters that have an exemplary safety record.
    • We offer a Private Pilot Helicopter Course that includes
      • 45 hrs flight training
      • Including 20 hrs dual instruction
      • Pre/Post flight instruction
      • Ground School
      • Training Materials
      • This package represents a 10% savings on flight training costs if purchased on an as used basis.
      • If the student doesn’t want to pre-pay the entire course, we also offer a Block time rates of $305/hr solo and $350/hr dual if he pre-purchases flight time in 10 hr blocks.
        • Our premier course is a Professional Helicopter Pilot Course that prepares a student for a career in Rotary Wing Aviation
          • Upon successful completion of the course, the pilot will obtain a Commercial Helicopter Pilot Certificate and Certified Flight Instructor Certificate with an option to also complete an Instrument Pilot Rating
          • The basic course without instrument rating costs approximately $45,000 and an additional $5000 for the instrument add on.
          • Basic course includes:
            • 125 hrs Flight Time in H300 helicopters including 75 hrs of dual instruction
            • 25 hrs Simulator time
            • Commercial Ground School and all course materials
          • The add on instrument rating includes all of the above plus:
            • Instrument Ground School
            • Additional 30 hrs of dual instruction in an instrument configured aircraft
            • All necessary course materials
          • Airplane Training
            • We offer similar courses as the helicopter courses at very competitive prices using Cessna 150/172 aircraft and a Piper Arrow for complex/high performance and instrument training.
          * All Prices are subject to change without notice
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