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WELCOME TO ESSENTIAL HELICOPTERS

Welcome to Essential Helicopters, an approved Transport Canada Flight Training School and Charter company located in North Bay, Ontario. Essential Helicopters offers a variety of helicopter services that includes Flight Training, Charter and Maintenance. We’re partnered with Canadore College to provide a College Pilot Preparedness Certificate program in Commercial Helicopter Pilot Training.  But that’s not all we do!

What else do we do?

  • Aeroplane Flight Training
  • Private Licensing, Type Ratings, Night Ratings, IFR Ratings, Multi Engine Ratings
  • Charter Service
  • Local and Private Sightseeing Tours
  • Special Event Rentals
  • Festival Rides
  • Operational Courses (i.e. Winter Survival, Underwater Egress, Winter Operations. Chainsaw Safety Course, Tree Felling Course, Helicopter Log Pad Construction and more)
  • Aircraft Rentals
  • Currency Rides/Check Rides
  • Maintenance Services (Rated for R22, R44, BH06, BH06L, AS350, C172)

NOW ACCEPTING FOR THE FLIGHT TRAINING PROGRAMS

ESSENTIAL FLIGHT TRAINING PROGRAMS

the stepping-stone to a career full of possibilities

Our experience and college-structured programs ensure you receive the highest level of training and willfully prepare you for the wonderful world of aviation. Each helicopter and aeroplane student is different and we want to ensure this career is the right match for you. We make it our goal to ensure you are fully informed on your program and this lifestyle.

Find Your Heading - Enrol now to become a Commercial Pilot

PERSONALIZED PERFECTION

Something about our services

Our one-of-a-kind flight training programs provide the most extensive training and operational courses.

HIGH STANDARDS

Over 200 hours of formal in-class ground school fully prepares you to excel in your program.

FULL CONTROL

Our Duty Pilot Program puts the students in charge of organizing and overseeing the flight operations – preparing you for life in the industry

FULLY CUSTOMIZABLE

Individually built programs are updated throughout the course to ensure students get the most out of their training.

together with classmates and instructors

ENDLESS CONNECTIONS

A highlight of our programs is the connection you make with your fellow classmates and instructors. We work closely with our students to help get them where they want to be and with businesses in the industry to develop programs that will lead to career opportunities.

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programs starting every september

Find Your Heading

Hundreds of successful graduates are now employed as helicopter and aeroplane pilots in Canada and around the world.  Our ground school and flight training are designed to provide students with the skills, knowledge and attitude necessary to operate aircraft efficiently and safely under various flight conditions and remote geographic locations.

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