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.

Minimum Requirements to be met

All Pilots undertaking this course should hold a Private Pilot Certificate or higher. 


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:
    • Aircraft Performance
    • Performance Charts
    • Flight Planning (specifically for high altitude and mountain flying conditions)
    • Navigation in Mountains
    • Weather and Nature
    • Mountain Winds & Flight Technique
    • Basic Survival Skills
    • Mountain Topography and Geography
    • Helicopter Performance with High Density Altitude
    • Hazards, Illusions & Common Errors
    • Longline and Sling Load Operations (Coming Soon)
    • Exits & Escapes
    • Physiological and Psychological Factors
    • Emergency Procedures & Precision Handling
    • Snow Operations (Seasonal)

This course is based on training as required.

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 either the R44, R66 or Longranger.

CALL 303-466-4354

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

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.

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