MCC welcomes transfer students from other programs at any point in their training.

The degree program was designed ethically and economically.  All training programs are designed to benefit the student and to protect their investment while using their time and financials wisely.

You will receive not only the highest quality flight training but will also be the most well equipped – and well represented – applicant in the helicopter workforce when you choose the Morgan Community College Career Pilot program.

FAA Certificates available in the MCC Aviation Program :

  • Private Certificate (Not eligible for Federal Financing or VA Benefits. The private license is a prerequisite for the AAS Degree Program.)
  • Instrument Rating
  • Commercial Certificate
  • Flight Instructor Certificate
  • Flight Instructor Instrument Certificate

Some benefits of the Morgan Community College program are:

  • Student loans can be obtained through 3rd party lenders to finance up to the full cost of the degree and flight training. (Subject to credit approval)
  • Federal Financial Aid is available for qualified and eligible applicants when in the degree program (post-private), including Federal Grants and Stafford Student Loans.
  • Veterans can use their Post 9/11, Chapter 33 & 31 GI Bill benefits to pay for degree and flight training (excluding the Private Pilot certificate, although financing is available).  Stipends are available for housing and books (All subject to eligibility).
  • *Improved employability and bolstered professional resume with aviation college degree.
  • Courses are transferable to a four-year bachelor’s degree program at other institutions.
  • The college program includes courses that allow more in-depth study of relevant topics, resulting in better trained pilots.
  • Training is provided by a flight school with a reputation for safety, high quality training, and application of many industry best-practices as recognized by Rotorcraft Pro, Rotor & Wing, Rotor Magazine, and Vertical Magazine, who have all featured articles on the professional operations of Colorado Heli-Ops.
Why Colorado HeliOps is where I should be learning to fly?

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.


Course prices are good faith estimates based on minimum flight times. Every student has different abilities and not everyone will complete the training to standard within the hours given above. Prices are subject to change without notice, for our most current rates please call or email.

Items annotated with * are estimates based on current stock call for current stock and prices. All prices are subject to change without notice and are given for indicative purposes for information and were accurate at the date of this page publishing.

**Aviation Medical examination charges do vary from Medical Examiner to Examiner, search for your closest Aviation Medical Examiner here, call your chosen Doctor to confirm the current price. If you need help choosing a Doctor in the Denver area call and ask for our recommendations.


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