First things first
Contact Julie Lynch for an appointment for Aviation Program Introduction, at (541)
881-5975 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
For helicopter pilots, please also schedule a new student orientation with Alisha Sweeney, Director of Student Services at Silverhawk Aviation Academy, email@example.com or (208) 453-8577. We enjoy meeting with prospective students and we recommend a tour of our flight facilities and scheduling a Discovery Ride.
Note: Seats may be limited, we must follow both State and Federal requirements.
Make a plan
Aviation education costs may exceed federal financial aid funding, due to the flight labs and fuel costs. Additional educational loans are available and there are also a number of industry scholarships and grants listed on the web. Remember, this is an investment in your future career. Make a plan to finance your flight education.
Check out the details
Weight Limits: For helicopter pilots: If a student is over 240 lbs. (this is total flight weight),
but is less than 300 lbs., the student must plan to doing all primary training in
the R-44, at additional cost above Private Pilot standard cost).
Note: If you are using Veteran Education Benefits, the additional cost is not covered by the VA. You must be willing to be weighed at any time, per FAA requirement.
Check Rides: There is a check ride fee for each rating. These fees are included in the flight labs.
International Students: There are some additional requirements for international students to attend flight school.