Seacoast Helicopters Fixed Wing Flight School
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. We also have a Cessna 320 twin-engine aircraft that allow pilots to obtain their Multi-Engine rating and complex rating with its variable pitch props and retractable gear.
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. The control tower at Portsmouth is manned 24/7/365, so you always have a voice to welcome you back. 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.