British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT)

Airline and Flight Operations Commercial Pilot (Rotary-Wing)


BCIT, one of Canada’s largest aviation training schools, Pacific Flying Club, and Chinook Helicopters Ltd. have joined together their experience and expertise to offer a unique training opportunity for men and women who wish to become commercial rotary-wing pilots.This fully integrated program brings fixed and rotary-wing flight training together with industry-focused academic training to provide learners with a strong set of aviation industry skills and knowledge. BCIT, Pacific Flying Club, and Chinook Helicopters are closely tied to the Aerospace Industry of Canada, Air Transport Association of Canada, the British Columbia Aviation Council, and the Canada General Aviation Association.Pacific Flying Club (PFC) has been training pilots for over 50 years with a modern fleet of aircraft and simulator equipment. PFC is one of the premier flight training schools in Canada with students attending training from across Canada and around the world. PFC is located at Boundary Bay Airport in Delta, British Columbia.Since 1982, Chinook Helicopters Ltd. has provided basic and specialized advanced flight and ground training to a local, national, and global community. It is Canada’s largest and most respected ab initio commercial helicopter flight school. In addition to training Canadian pilots, Chinook Helicopters has substantial experience training students from European, Asian, and Australasian countries. Chinook Helicopters is located in a large modern facility at the Abbotsford International Airport in Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada.Pacific Flying Club and Chinook Helicopters Ltd. hold accreditation with the Private Career Training Institutions Agency of British Columbia (PCTIA).Learners in this program will complete flight training required to qualify for a fixed wing Private Pilot Licence (PPL) in the first two terms of study then proceed to the rotary-wing Commercial Pilot Licence training, all in concert with an aviation Diploma.

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