EARN YOUR DEGREE IN AVIATION AT EMBRY RIDDLE AERONAUTICAL UNIVERSITY WHILE COMPLETING YOUR HELICOPTER FLIGHT TRAINING AT UNIVERSAL HELICOPTERS.


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  1. The new contract with UHI simplifies the path for students seeking helicopter flight training while enrolled in Embry-Riddle’s Helicopter Flight or Helicopter Operation and Safety minors.
  2. The academic curriculum taken at Embry-Riddle helps prepare students seeking a career in the helicopter industry.
  3. Students will study aviation safety, environmental operations, crew resource management, flight management systems, flight planning, and advanced helicopter operations. Specific topics will include low-level flight planning, mountain flight, night-vision device operation, operations in adverse weather, and the management of operations, training, personnel, and maintenance.
  4. Additionally, this agreement will allow students who are military veterans to receive the appropriate Veterans Administration benefits to attend Embry-Riddle and take helicopter flight training at Universal Helicopters. This agreement allows students enrolled in the program the opportunity to receive the appropriate student financial aid and VA funding to assist with the cost of their training. This program allows veterans who qualify for the Post 9/11 “Yellow Ribbon” GI Bill® ** program to take their helicopter flight or their fixed-wing flight at Embry-Riddle.

    ** GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill
  5. ERAU/UHI provides helicopter training for students to obtain the Private, Commercial, Instrument, Certified Flight Instructor, and Instrument Certified Flight Instructor certificates.
  6. All students in the ERAU/UHI training program will attend the Prescott campus, which offers them the additional benefit of training in high-density altitude conditions/high-altitude environment, an experience most pilots can obtain only at extra cost.
  7. For more information on Embry-Riddle’s Helicopter Flight Training Program, should visit http://prescott.erau.edu or contact the Admissions Office at (800) 888-3728 or (928) 777-6600. Universal Helicopters can be reached at (928) 776-0665, info@universalheli.com, or http://universalheli.com.