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Helicopter Recurrent Training Program 


Our Pilot Recurrent Training Program is designed to keep a pilots flying skills current and refresh their knowledge of the Canadian Aviation Regulations and safe operating procedures. 

Completion of this course will satisfy the pilot recency requirements of Canadian Aviation Regulation 401.05(1)(b) and 401.05(2)(a).   Our recurrent training program syllabus includes the following: 

The ground school syllabus consists of:

  • Human Factors review
  • Threat and Error Management
  • Regulations review
  • Airspace review
  • Pre-Flight Planning and Procedures
  • Aerodrome Departure Procedures
  • En Route Procedures
  • Aerodrome Arrival Procedures
  • Flight Close Procedures
  • Aircraft Flight Manual Review
  • Emergencies
  • Vortex ring state
  • Settling with power
  • Mast bumping
  • Dynamic roll-over
  • Ground resonance
  • Mast rocking
  • Collective bounce
  • Loss of tail rotor effectiveness
  • Assessing Weather reports and NOTAMs for hazards 

The flight training syllabus includes 1.5 - 2.0 hours of flight time which includes:

  • Confined area procedures
  • Hydraulic failure procedures
  • Engine failure from the hover
  • Autorotations to touch-down
  • Tail rotor control failures
  • Incipient vortex-ring-state avoidance, detection and recovery
  • Incipient low-G roll avoidance, detection and recovery
  • Incipient dynamic roll-over avoidance, detection and recovery
  • Incipient ground resonance avoidance, detection and recovery
  • Mast rocking avoidance, detection and recovery
  • Loss of tail rotor effectiveness avoidance, detection and recovery

Training is completed using the clients aircraft at a cost cost of $1000 per day.  When using the clients aircraft the client must provide a certificate of insurance which co-insures the instructor.



 $1,500 + tax 


If training is conducted away from our base, the client will be responsible for the instructors travel, accommodation, and meals.