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Pilot Training

Welcome to the amazing world of helicopters!

Helicopters are fantastic, useful and versatile machines, they can be used for a large variety missions be it from commercial firefighting operations, to the air ambulance service, the private pilots weekend getaway and many more, what ever your inspiration to fly we can help you achieve your goal.

Whether you just want a taste of what its like to fly a helicopter with one of out Trial Introductory Flights, starting your career as a Helicopter pilot with our Commercial Course, would like to become a Private Pilot or adding to your resume with one of our Endorsement or Rating Courses, HV Helicopters is here to help. Our experienced staff are happy to answer your questions and help advise you on the best options for your needs.

Trial Introductory Flights

Trial Introductory Flights

Always dreamed of flying a helicopter? We can make that dream a reality with one of our Trial introductory flights (TIF)

Let one of our friendly instructors show you what its all about!

Licence Information

Licence Information

What licence should i get?

Whats involved in getting a Helicopter licence?

CPL (H) & PPL(H) Courses

CPL (H) & PPL(H) Courses

New to flight training? Not a problem! let our friendly staff step you through the process to get you up and flying as soon as possible!

For more information on the Commercial and private helicopter pilots licences see below

Endorsements & Ratings

Endorsements & Ratings

Looking to expand your Reasume?

HV Helicopters can provide a wide range of Helicopter type endorsements and operational ratings…

Why Train with HV Helicopters?

HV Helicopters is a well established and respected Helicopter charter/training company with years of experience in the industry. With a 100% CASA safety record we pride ourselves on quality, safety and customer service.

Quality training

We have experienced instructors with thousands of hours in training and general charter operations from VIP transport to long lining and aerial firefighting. All our instructors have a strong focus on safety and quality training and we actively strive for constant improvement.

Ideal location

Cessnock airport is a great location for flight training offering a wide variety of conditions to ensure you get the most from your training. Located in class G airspace we do not have the delays of a controlled aerodrome, allowing training to be conducted efficiently to maximize your precious time and money! With Williamtown Class C and Sydney Class D airspace only a short flight away you still have the benefits of training in controlled airspace when needed.

The best of both worlds

Being both a charter and training company our students get the invaluable experience of seeing how the helicopter industry operates, we encourage students to take an active part in our charter operations to give them real world experience to help them be as employable as possible and ready to get that first job once they graduate.

About Us

H V Helicopters is a Helicopter Flight Training School which has evolved from a very successful Charter Helicopter Business operating in the Hunter Region for many years, it is the culmination of a number of Experienced Like-minded Helicopter Professional’s determined to provide our Students with the very Best of Service and Assistance, so they may Achieve their Goals of becoming a Helicopter Pilot.

Based in the heart of the Hunter Valley wine country at Cessnock Airport HV Helicopters is conveniently located only 45 min drive from Newcastle and 2 hrs north of Sydney.

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Need a special gift for that special someone? not sure which package they might like, whether it be lunch breakfast or maybe just visiting one of our sweet spots? Easy, Purchase one of our Gift Certificates an let them choose. Hunter Valley Helicopters will provide an unforgettable once in a lifetime experience, a gift to remember.

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