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Another place to look at in BC is Heli-College in Langley.

 

I did mine with Pro IFR at Boundary Bay and wasn't thrilled with their service. Pro lets you do 15 of the 20 flight hours in a Cessna which saves huge money (don't need a fixed wing licence either) but because Pro is mainly a fixed wing school, the heli guys get treated like dirt.

 

Their IFR seminars on the other hand are awesome and highly recommended.

 

Wow! treated like dirt? In aviation? I'm not buyin this B.S :rolleyes:

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My experience was good at pro IFR in Victoria. One important aspect was lacking, the 2 crew environment. In the Cessna you the pupil are doing everything, adjusting dials, radios and either flying or telling the instructor exactly what to do. Once you get to Langley with Heli-College ( only 3 hrs left to do) . the new checklists and process of the 2 crew heli rides make for a steeper than comfy learning process. Least for me...If you are in a 2 crew environment all through the process it would be much better. I believe Mountain View is on that program, as well as Heli-College.

As for endorsements, you need to be endorsed on the A/C you are doing the ride on as you will be PIC. Good luck and yes it's nice to understand more about how most of the rest of the world fly, IFR.

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As for endorsements, you need to be endorsed on the A/C you are doing the ride on as you will be PIC. Good luck and yes it's nice to understand more about how most of the rest of the world fly, IFR.

 

So in most cases, I'd have to throw a 44 endorsement into the mix as well?

 

 

 

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