Helicopter pilot training
VALAIR FLIGHT SCHOOL
Valair flight school offers you professional helicopter training with highest standards. Ideally situated at the Heliport in Balzers, we not only offer you attractive pricing models, but also unique location-based advantages. As a renowned helicopter operator with years of experience in commercial flight operations, official Robinson helicopter dealership and its own maintenance facility (CAMO+) we are your perfect partner for flight training on all levels.
Valair is a member of the Swiss Helicopter School Association (SHSA) and thus guarantees the highest standards of pilot training across Switzerland in line with current European regulations.
Our services are always customer focused with personal support and consultation, highly qualified flight instructors with a corresponding track record, transparent and fair prices, as well as meticulously maintained helicopters.
Please do not hesitate to contact us and we are happy to set up an informal meeting.
We offer the following initial and advanced flight trainings for helicopters:
- Private pilot (PPL)
- Commercial pilot (CPL)
- Mountain rating (MOU)
- Type Ratings
- Night VFR (NIT)
- Flight instructor (FI)
Theoretical courses can be conducted at Swiss Helicopter School Association (SHSA) with a wide variety of online trainings. Further training providers can be organized on request.
All our courses are offered on the following helicopter types with modern instrumentation:
- R44 Raven II
- R66 Turbine
FIRST STEPS AND PLANNING
Obtaining a helicopter pilot license is a one-in-a-lifetime experience and one of the best decisions to make. Due to the significant costs involved it is however important to make this decision based on facts and after having given it some of thought. It is very important to choose the training organization that fits your needs and to maintain an open and constructive dialog with your flight instructor. This will ensure that you reach your goals in an efficient manner and that the training is perceived positively.
To take a decision as to what flight school to choose, the following points should be carefully evaluated and prioritized:
-Billing according to effective flight time vs. rotor time
-Costs flight instructor
-Mountain landing sites
-Number of helicopters of the same type across the country
-Long-term usability to avoid further costly type ratings
-Availability of helicopters