Welcome to Airwest Aviation Academy Helicopter Turbine Transition Training
The Turbine Transition Course is for individuals who seek to log Turbine Time for several purposes. Whether you are a private pilot interested in flying a Turbine or are thinking about purchasing a turbine. It can also to be for professional pilots who seek to build their resume to help further enhance their employment opportunities.
Our Turbine Transition course emphasizes the differences between piston and turbine helicopters. Students will learn about turbine engine operations, reading power gauges, start/shutdown procedures, and performance. Flight maneuvers include normal procedures and emergency operations with an emphasis on autorotations.
The following table is a layout of our Turbine Transition Course. It includes cost, length of course, and any pre-requisites necessary to be eligible for the course.
About Airwest Aviation Academy
AAA is a family owned and operated helicopter flight school located in Glendale, AZ at Glendale Municipal Airport. We offer many different flight training courses from initial Private to Instrument, Commercial, Certified Flight Instructor (CFI), Instrument Instructor (CFII), Add-ons, Turbine Transitions, and External Load training courses.
Our experience brings a unique training environment that is different from other training schools. Our relationship with Airwest Helicopters, a commercial 135 operator, allows us to bring real-world flying techniques into our training curriculum. These learning experiences are all part of our teaching system that was designed by professionals who have over 30+ years in the industry as pilots. Our focus is first Safety, second Quality, and third a positive atmosphere that is conducive to learning.
Come fly with Airwest and you will be the best!
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