Becoming a Helicopter Pilot

D45A7274_bozeman_photographer-2851698061-OYour career as a Professional Helicopter Pilot starts here. Our training programs give you everything you need to start an exciting and rewarding career as a Professional Helicopter Pilot. There are many different paths and opportunities you can pursue after graduation.  Most graduates will begin their career working as a Certified Flight Instructor.  This allows them to build their skills as a pilot and add to their flight time, which is need to move into most commercial jobs.  Many pilots will transition in to turbine aircraft and into transport jobs, such as those in the Gulf of Mexico, or into tour jobs, such as those in the Grand Canyon or Alaska.

After gaining experience and time in Turbine aircraft pilots are able to move into other types of commercial work such as Utility and Fire Fighting, where they will haul external loads, you can also move in to doing EMS and Search and Rescue were they work to save lives.

You can view current helicopter pilot job postings at the following websites:

Helicopter jobs
Aviation Careers 

The Helicopter industry continues to grow as does the demand for professional Helicopter pilots.  The employment outlook for well qualified pilots is very strong.  Please visit the following websites to see current salaries for helicopter pilots: 
Median Helicopter Pilot Salary