Get Schooled For Hire

It’s a rush every time you go up. It never gets old.

Learn to fly a helicopter and you’ll find an exhilarating career. There’s high demand for this competitive industry, with needs for commercial pilots outpacing most other occupations. If waiting isn’t a game you play well, then you can start training right away at Fly Brothers. We share your bold sense of adventure and are true advocates for putting more pilot licenses in the hands of qualified, enthusiastic students.

Fly Brothers is an FAA part 141 flight school offering a structured training environment that meets rigorous prescribed standards. Our training program is ideal for full-time students with the express goal of becoming a professional helicopter pilot. Our status also allows us to expedite your certificate completion to have you in the air and working sooner.

GETTING A BACHELOR’S DEGREE VS. A PILOT’S LICENSE

Pilots are the third most trusted profession.

Airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers have a mean annual salary of $136,000.

The demand for commercial pilots is expected to rise by 9-13% between 2014 and 2024 in the United States, which is faster than average growth across all occupations in the country.

WORKING AT 3,000’ IS AN
ALL-DAY ADRENALINE RUSH

Helicopter pilots with a solid education who have amassed at least 500 hours of flight time shouldn’t have much trouble finding a job and flying for one of these in-demand fields

  • Law enforcement
  • Aerial photography
  • Agriculture
  • Emergency medical service
  • Firefighting
  • Forestry
  • Tourism
  • Oil and energy
  • Private pilot
  • Journalism

the fly brothers experience

1. discovery flight

Go up for a one hour flight in which the chief pilot shares some of the controls with you. Interview our team and find out if the cockpit is the right fit for you.

2. financial advisement

Our part 141 status makes it easier to get financing. We’ll review the costs, financing options, and payment plans. Status to accept VA benefits is pending eligibility in 2017.

3. training

Collect your books and materials and set out to earn your pilot license. We’ll start with your ground school certification, which requires about 30 hours for dedicated, full-time students.

4. licensing

Take to the sky at your pace when you are able to simultaneously complete ground and flight school. If it’s more than a hobby, we’ll work toward completing your hours for a commercial license.

Private License

  • 30 hours of ground school
  • 20 hours of flight time with instructor
  • 10 hours of solo flight time

Commercial License

  • 150 total hours of flight time
  • 100 PIC hours of flight time (Pilot In Command)
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