Universal Helicopters is the only Bell Certified Training Facility (CTF) in the United States, and the only flight school in the U.S. authorized to utilize Bell’s proprietary training software for the Bell 505 helicopter, offering unsurpassed coverage of the Bell 505’s operating limitations, normal and emergency procedures, performance characteristics, and systems.
Our mission, under contract with Bell, is to provide extraordinary flight and ground training in the safest possible environment and in accordance with Bell’s own syllabi to include their flight hours and qualifications. Under the watchful eye of Bell’s training personnel, our experienced staff of Bell Factory-Certified Instructors proudly operates in complete alignment with Bell’s in-house policies and procedures, utilizing Bell’s proprietary courseware for Bell-Certified Recurrent training in the Bell 505 helicopter. Like Bell, our team of consummate training professionals provides uncompromising flight and ground training to include general and emergency operating procedures in the Bell 505 Jet Ranger X, taught to Bell’s exacting standards. We believe that through comprehensive demonstration, practice, and concise, honest critiques above average results can be achieved.
Our curriculum is predicated on teaching owners and operators the most effective Aeronautical Decision Making (ADM) skills possible, heightening sense and proficiency through all phases of flight. We are confident that completing our Bell-Certified 505 Recurrent training every year increases a pilot’s probability of carrying out safe flight operations for a lifetime of success.
At the Universal Helicopters Bell Certified Training Facility, we’ll create a training experience tailored to your needs and accommodate your demanding schedule. In addition to our Bell-Certified 505 Recurrent Course, we offer helicopter flight training (zero-time to CFII) in Bell 505 or Bell 206B-3 helicopters. We also offer Night Vision Goggles (NVG) training (initial/recurrent/instructor) in our Bell 206B-3, a Turbine Transition Course, and advanced training by the hour in addition to our standard training courses. Our goal is to create an experience that is specifically tailored to your individual needs and works with your demanding schedule.
Since 1982 our company CEO, Dr. Gordon Jiroux, h.c. and his flight instructors have helped set the standard for excellence in helicopter flight instruction, teaching students from all over the United States and abroad. With an unprecedented safety record, and impeccable reputation, we have no doubt your time spent with Universal Helicopters will greatly enhance your level of competency, knowledge and overall confidence. Please enjoy your time with Universal Helicopters!
For questions, or to enroll in our Bell 505 Recurrent Course, please contact our CEO, Dr. Gordon Jiroux, h.c. or our COO, Danny Mackenzie directly:
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All Bell-Certified 505 Training is typically conducted at our Scottsdale, AZ location utilizing our own Bell 505 Helicopters.
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