Mauna Loa Helicopters

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Mauna Loa Helicopters is an FAA Part 141 flight school with bases on two of the Hawaiian Islands: O’ahu and the Big Island of Hawai’i. Hawai’i offers great infrastructure for flight training, convenient flight practice areas, less congested airspace, favorable weather conditions and one of the most dynamic training environments in the world. Hawaii’s training environment includes high mountains, ridge lines, and valleys, off shore flying and the opportunity to fly in a busy Class B Airspace, in Honolulu.

Interested in becoming a professional pilot?

Take an introductory flight, talk with one of our CFI’s and take a tour of the school!


Introductory Flights

Hawaii Helicopter Introductory Flight with Mauna Loa HelicoptersYou will have the opportunity to fly our helicopter with the guidance of our certified professional flight instructors. Our pilots will first explain how the flight controls work during your helicopter tour. Afterwards, under their guidance, you will take the controls and fly the helicopter back to the airport! This fun and exciting helicopter ride includes a brief ground lesson.

The instructional session cost $673 per hour with a minimum of 1 hour
Student pilot and one passenger only


Helicopter Flight Training


New Pilot of a Robinson R22 Helicopter in Hawaii


New Pilots

For those of you thinking about beginning your helicopter career we strongly recommend The Professional Pilot Program which takes you from no experience all the way to a commercial helicopter pilot.



Green and Gold Robinson R44 Helicopter 

Private Pilot Certificate

This is the first step of your helicopter training. Obtaining a private pilot certificate will allow you to enjoy the many privileges as well as the freedom of helicopter flying.



Helicopter Training Software

Mauna Loa Helicopters is proud to present our new 3D training software!
These exciting, interactive tools were the creation of our experienced staff.
We recommend these products to CFI’s and individuals pursuing a career in the helicopter industry.



Our Locations


Honolulu Base- Oahu, Hawai’i

Come learn how to fly helicopters in Honolulu HawaiiOur Flight school on Oahu is located at the Honolulu International Airport, the 11th busiest airport in the nation. With four runways and enough traffic to keep you on your toes, this Class B airspace will ensure that you build the skills and confidence you’ll need to fly anywhere in the world. But there is much, much more to Oahu than excellent flying. Oahu boasts many aspects of city life; a vibrant, cosmopolitan population, the excitement of a first-class tourist destination in Waikiki, a myriad of job opportunities great nightlife, and some amazing surfing on the fabled North Shore

90 Nakolo Place, Suite 2
Honolulu, HI 96819
PHONE: (808) 834-6799

Kona Base – The Big Island, Hawaii

Take a Kona Helicopter Flight lesson or tour with the leading helicopter company. We offer helicopter services on three Hawaiian Islands.Larger than all the other Hawaiian Islands combined, the Big Island is vast and diverse. Comprising over 4,000-square miles of land area and home to about 150-thousand people, there’s lots of room to move here. And, as is the case with the other islands, there are ocean sports aplenty with kayaking, scuba, snorkeling, body boarding and surfing as well as hiking, biking, hunting and many other outdoor activities. Attend our flight school here if you love wide open spaces and hugely diverse environments.

73-310 U’u Street
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
PHONE: (808) 334-0234

Trojan Aviation – Troy, Alabama

The newest of our three bases, train at our flight school on the U.S. mainland in TroyTrain at our sister flight school on the U.S. mainland in Troy, Alabama. Mauna Loa Helicopters is proud to be an affiliate of the prestigious Troy University. This beautiful historic campus was founded in 1887 and offers a wide range of clubs and student activities and a division one athletics program. Troy, Alabama is a picturesque town in the classic Southern style. Enjoy their charming town square, their year round festivals and events, or visit one of the local museums or golf courses.

301 Airport Boulevard
Troy, AL 36081
PHONE: (334) 770-0359



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