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.
FLIGHT TRAINING PROGRAM
the stepping-stone to a career full of possibilities
Our experience and college-structured program ensures you are receiving the highest level of training and will fully prepare you for the wonderful world of aviation. Each 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 the program and this lifestyle.
Find Your Heading - Enrol now to become a Commercial Pilot
Something about our services
Our one-of-a-kind flight training program provides the most extensive training and operational courses.
together with classmates and instructors
A highlight of this program 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 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 helicopters efficiently and safely under various flight conditions and remote geographic locations.
What Clients Say
Our training with Essential Helicopters has just begun. Your facility is now our 'Go To' spot for future Training/Endorsements and we're singing your praises to anyone who may have need of your services.
Dillon and Todd ,Private Owners
Underwater Egress - All of the other staff that fly should do this course. EXCELLENT refresher, updated materials made it useful and worth going back. I hope I never need it.
Ministry of Natural Resources
Becoming a pilot has been a lifelong dream for me and Essential has made that dream come true. It has been an exciting school year and it's been great to learn from such fun and passionate people. An education here is second to none. Thank you Essential Helicopters team!
Evan Redka ,Graduate
The Essential Helicopters/Canadore College Commercial Helicopter program is in a class of its own. The instructors are incredibly knowledgeable, friendly and professional. The program covers all aspects of helicopter operation and left me feeling confident and excited for my new career in aviation!