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We offer instruction from Private Rating through the Rotorcraft Airline Transport Certificate.

Our Aircraft

We operate a fleet of Robinson

R-22 &  R-44  helicopters.

GI Bill®

Use the benefits you've earned through military service. We're are approved to accept GI Bill® benefits.  ” 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

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Hands On Instructional Demo with a Certified Instructor!

* Hands On Demos are for one student and instructor. Passengers are not permitted *

About American Helicopters

American Helicopters, located at Manassas Regional Airport, is a northern Virginia helicopter flight school that provides flight training from Private rating to Airline Transport as well being a Certified Robinson Helicopter Maintenance Center. In addition to flight training we have advanced simulation capabilities and a full pilot shop. We offer Part 61 flight training and FAA Certified Part 141 Training Programs which will meet all of your training and professional pilot needs. If you are a helicopter pilot in the Washington DC area please feel free to call us for all of your flight training needs.


Our staff will take you on a journey that will exceed your training goals and expectations using the safest and most advanced training techniques available.  We can assist you with all of your pilot ratings: Private, Commercial, Instrument, CFI, CFII & ATP. Give us a call to schedule a demo flight today!

American Helicopters is a proud supporter of the Virginia Airborne Search & Rescue Squad. The Virginia Airborne Search & Rescue Squad’s (VASARS) mission is to assist in the recovery of lost or distressed citizens, assist in the location and apprehension of suspected criminals/ fugitives and locate lost Alzheimer patients or autistic children upon the request of any local, state or federal agency requiring “eyes in the sky.” VASARS will provide trained and certified flight crews to these agencies, at no cost to the taxpayer. VASARS will assist in any operation where a citizen may be in danger or a law enforcement need requires a helicopter for aerial support. Our highly trained and professional team of search & rescue pilots and flight officers volunteer their time flying to save lives.

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