Heli-Ops training will include flight and ground training in a modern system including evolving FAA requirements of Risk Management within a Safety Management System at no additional costs.

  1. Hold at least a Private Pilot certificate


Colorado HeliOps is registered to train Veterans, contact us for more information.



  1. Hold at least a current Private Pilot
  2. The Mountain Flying Course starts with several thorough ground lessons before heading into the mountains and covers many areas of theory including:
    • Helicopter Performance with High Density Altitude
    • Performance Charts
    • Flight Planning (specifically for high altitude and mountain flying conditions)
    • Navigation in Mountains
    • Weather and Nature
    • Mountain Winds & Flight Technique
    • Power Management
    • Mountain Topography and Geography
    • Hazards, Illusions & Common Errors
    • Exits & Escapes
    • Physiological and Psychological Factors
    • Emergency Procedures & Precision Handling
    • Snow Operations (Seasonal)

The length of the program may be tailored based on training required. If preferred, graduation from the FAA approved Part 141 course requires 10 hours of flight training.

Contact us below and tell one of our experienced instructors about your experience and what you’d like to gain from Colorado Heli-Ops. We will design a personal high altitude mountain course based on your experience and needs.

This course can be completed in the Robinson R44 or Bell 505.

CALL 303-466-4354

Pay as you go, NO upfront payments at Heli-ops


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