Helicopter Pilot Training

FAA Part 141 Certified Flight School Offering:




Instrument Rating



We offer accelerated training curriculum which caters to men and women who are looking for an alternative to college or university or anyone looking for a career change.  Or, perhaps, you just want to be able to fly for leisure.  Maybe having your helicopter pilot license is on your “bucket list.”  Seacoast Helicopters can mold a custom program for anyone who has the desire to become a helicopter pilot.

There are many recent high school grads who don’t want to go to college, don’t want to learn a trade (electrician, plumber, etc.) but want a rewarding career.  They can become professional helicopter pilots for a fraction of what it costs for a college education.  We also offer tuition financing and assist with job placement.

Professional Pilot Degree

Seacoast Helicopters is now offering an Associates Degree in Aviation Technology in partnership with Great Bay Community College.  In only 2 years you will have earned a Professional Helicopter Pilot Certification and an Associates Degree.  For enrollment details visit call us at 603-373-8743 and get started on an exciting career path.


It is never to late for a career change.  Is your current job not as rewarding or challenging a career that you had envisioned?  If you don’t love what you are doing, then now is the time to make a change.  We can train and help you pursue an exciting and rewarding career in one of the most enviable positions in the aviation field.  If you love your work, you never work a day in your life.

We now offer a very affordable Turbine transition course in our R66 Turbine aircraft.  This course can be completed in just one weekend!  Call for details!




Fixed Wing Training

Seacoast Helicopters now offers Fixed Wing Airplane Pilot Training in addition to helicopter training.  If your flying interest is in airplanes, we can now accommodate you as well.  We offer primary and advanced training with ratings of Private, Commercial, Instrument, Instructor and Instrument Instructor in both Single Engine Land and Multi Engine Land categories.  Our fleet includes a Cessna 172 which is the most popular flight training aircraft in the world.  It’s safety record, forgiving performance and capability of covering all flight regimes including instrument flight, makes it an ideal trainer.  Training is conducted in our air-conditioned, state-of-the-art training room and on the 11,321 foot runway here at Portsmouth International Airport at Pease. We train you to share the airspace with other General Aviation aircraft as well as the Air National Guard refueling tankers and transient Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine and US Coast Guard aircraft, preparing you for flight to any airport in the US.  Your training is conducted one-on-one with an FAA Certified Flight Instructor who works with you through the entire program, learning your individual needs, strengths and weaknesses to provide training tailored to the individual.  As an added bonus, the beauty of the Seacoast area provides a visually attractive backdrop for every flight.

Contact us and let’s talk about your future in the air.


On-line flight scheduling tool that allows students and pilots to book helicopters and instructors days, weeks or even months in advance. All students and pilot/renters are given a user name and password that allows them to view aircraft availability anywhere there is Internet access using a computer, tablet, hand-held or any Internet capable device. They can easily determine aircraft and instructor availability and reserve flight/rental time using this very user friendly tool.


Flight instruction for Private, Commercial, Instrument Rating, ATP, CFI and CFII ratings are conducted in accordance with our FAA Certified Part 141 Air Agency Certificate.  We also instruct under FAA Part 61, if desired.