Learn to fly at Capitol Helicopters

Flight Instruction With Experience

You will be guided by a team of the most skilled helicopter pilots in the industry! The expert staff at Capitol Helicopters are experienced in many different helicopter disciplines including…

  • Grand Canyon tours
  • Flight Training
  • Airborne Law Enforcement
  • Search and Rescue
  • Helicopter Logging
  • Corporate Transport
  • Heavy Helicopter Fire Fighting.

Ideally Located

Whether it’s the busy airspaces in the San Francisco Bay Area, or the high majestic mountains of Lake Tahoe, our central location, gives us the ability to provide affordable flight training services to a wide variety of optimal training environments.

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Capitol Helicopters has the aviation training solution for you.

  • Private Pilot
  • Instrument Rating
  • Commercial Pilot
  • Certified Flight Instructor (CFI)
  • CFII Instrument Rating
  • Airline Transport Pilot (ATP)
  • External Load

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Flight Instruction

Airline Transport Pilot

We will advise a custom program to help you achieve all upgrades to Airline Transport Pilot certification.

Flight Instruction

Class Room Flight Instruction

One on One sessions or Group Ground with our FAA approved Certified Flight Instructors.

Flight Instruction

Commercial Pilot Helicopter

  • 70 Hours -  R22 Beta II
  • (Sea Level and Mountain Time)
  • 35 Hours - Class Room time

Flight Instruction

Flight Instructor Helicopter

  • 10 Hours -  R22 Beta II
  • 20 Hours Class Room Time

Flight Instruction

Helicopter Add-on Rating

For Fixed Wing Pilots

  • Private
  • Commercial
  • Instrument

Flight Instruction

Helicopter External Load

Part 141

  • 10 Hours -  R44 Raven II
  • 3 Hours Class Room Time

Flight Instruction

Instrument Rating Helicopter

  • 40 Hours Flight Time - R44 Raven II
  • IFR Trainer  (Garmin 430, HSI)
  • 30 Hours - Class Room Time

Flight Instruction

Private Pilot Helicopter

  • 40 Hours Flight Time - R22 Beta II
  • 35 Hours - Class Room Time