Whether civilian, commercial or military, our training programs help you maintain the highest standard of safety in the maintenance and operation of our rotorcraft.


Whether civilian, commercial or military, our training programs help you maintain the highest standard of safety in the maintenance and operation of our rotorcraft.

Industry-Leading Maintenance and Pilot Training

The better you know your aircraft, the better you’re going to fly your aircraft. Mission success – and your safety – depends on it. Our mission is to get you and your team as comfortable with your aircraft as possible. We’re not just focused on academic bookwork. We go beyond the nuts and bolts to teach you how to get comfortable with your aircraft 

In other training courses, you’re a customer. Here at MD Helicopters, you’re part of the team. Explore our training programs to choose the one that’s right for you

MD Helicopters Training Programs

Pilot Training

Whether you’re new to MD Helicopters or have years of experience with our rotorcraft, our OEM-trained instructors will give you comprehensive training that focuses on mission execution, effectiveness, and safety.

Military Training

We understand that preparation is essential to mission success. Using U.S. military standards of excellence as a foundation, the MDH Military Flight Training Academy ensures students receive the training necessary to enhance their unit’s aviation capability, readiness, and safety.

Maintenance Training

Our maintenance courses are designed for FAA/repair station certified mechanics but are open to all customers who want to thoroughly understand how to inspect, operate, and repair the equipment and components in their rotorcraft.

What Our Students Say

“We have a long relationship with MD and are greatly appreciative of all our training, from our mechanics to our pilots. Their instructors are very knowledgeable, have a true love for the aircraft, and they’re passionate about teaching. Thanks from all of us at HBPD.”

Huntington Beach Police Department

Committed Customer Support

We’re laser-focused on delighting our customers and suppliers by building strong relationships and delivering best-in-class support wherever and whenever it’s needed.

Iconic Heritage of Innovation

Our distinctive, lightweight performance designs have been trusted by individuals and governments around the world for decades.

Passion for Performance

Discerning operators everywhere turn to MD for high-performance solutions to meet any mission profile.

MD Helicopters participates in the USAIG-sponsored Safety Bucks program. Learn more about the advantages of the program and how to qualify.

Requests for Pilot Training can be made through our contact form or by dialing 1-800-388-3378, option 7.

The following Terms & Conditions apply to all of our pilot and maintenance training programs. Please review these before registering for a course.
  • Our training day is from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (MST) and includes a one-hour lunch break.
  • Courses are conducted in English. If you are not fluent in English, you must schedule a special course of longer duration four (4) months prior to your training date and you must provide your own translator.
    NOTE: The longer course to accommodate translation will entail an additional cost.
  • No translators are allowed in classes being conducted in English.
  • You must be available for instruction through the entire last scheduled day of your course to receive credit.
  • Failure to schedule your departure after 5 p.m. on the course end date may interfere with the completion of your scheduled training.
  • Courses may be canceled and customers rescheduled due to insufficient enrollment.
    NOTE: If a course you are registered for is canceled, you will be notified in writing and registered for the next available course.
  • MD Helicopters accepts credit card payments (VISA/MasterCard/AMEX), check, or cashier’s check/money order, but we are unable to accept cash.
  • A 10% deposit is required at the time of confirmation of your scheduled training.
    NOTE: You will forfeit your deposit if you fail to cancel at least twenty (20) days prior to the start of the scheduled course, or if you are not present on the first day of your scheduled course.
  • You must pay your tuition in full before the first day of the course. 
  • Only customers who provide a purchase order or who have a current open account with MD Helicopters, Inc. will be billed after training.
  • Course prices are subject to change without notice.
  • Comprehensive training manuals are provided on the first day of the course only to customers registered for one of our training courses.
    NOTE: Manuals are not sold separately by the Training Department or through the Technical Publications Department

Preferred Hotel Accommodations

MD has partnered with select local hotel operators to give those in attendance of our training programs a discount on hotel accomodations. Please reach out and let them know MD sent you.

We’re Ready to Do the Work

Whether it’s technical support, parts, general service, or questions about our models, let us know how we can help.