Flight School Testimonials


  • Testimonial – JB

    "All I want to say is thank you so much for these four months of flight training. Here at 49 North Helicopters you have a very efficient team and an amazing place to fly. Having the school based at the Campbell River airport gives you real radio work training and yet only a few minutes […]Read More »
  • Testimonial – Travis

    "My training time with 49 North Helicopters was very enjoyable. Jean-Marc and Sheena run a very organised and professional school. The training grounds give you exposure to a huge variety of flying and weather. Jean-Marc is very knowledgeable in the industry and has numerous connections with future employers. I highly recommend 49 North Helicopters to […]Read More »
  • Testimonial – Michael

    49 North Helicopters was a great place to train. Both Jean-Marc and Sheena bring their many years of experience in the aviation industry to the classroom. They make the training interesting and ensure you get the most out of each flight. Training here gave me a lot of opportunities to learn advanced flying techniques such […]Read More »
  • Testimonial – Seb

    "This training was really awesome! Atmosphere was both convivial and professionnal. Jean-Marc and Sheena brought me their great experience about helicopter industry, for practice and theory. Campbell River Airport is a good field to begin radio communication, not too small, not too big. Especially if you learn English. More over, I have tried my favorite […]Read More »
  • Testimonial – Andrea

    "I really enjoyed the training with Jean Marc and Sheena and would highly recommend their school. It is a small school which allows them to really focus on everybody's needs and bring you to the top. More than flying, I learned so many things from their experience in this industry and their technical skills. Campbell […]Read More »
  • Testimonial – Fabien

    "When you think about a great place to train as a helicopter pilot 49 North Helicopters, Campbell River and Vancouver Island are, in my opinion, a very good combination: The Island is a very versatile backyard to train in various situations, Campbell River is a beautiful place to be (what a great outdoors!) and last, […]Read More »
  • Testimonial – Valentine

    "I did my professional training with 49 North Helicopters. It is, for sure, one of the best flying schools in BC! Jean-Marc and Sheena are very experienced pilots and very good instructors! Each hour of flight is instructive and we receive great value for our money spent. The area is perfect for training - we […]Read More »
  • Testimonial – Trevor

    I would definitely recommend 49 North Helicopters to anyone looking to get into flying helicopters or upgrading. In a competitive job market you will have every possible advantage after you train with Sheena and Jean Marc! If anyone wants to hear more about my experience there, just give them a call and they can put […]Read More »
  • Testimonial – Student2

    Having been in the industry for 10 years already and seen the difference between what many schools will teach/tell you and then what it is like once you enter the workforce, I was extremely happy with the training. I felt as prepared as possible at the end of the license. The equipement you will fly […]Read More »
  • Testimonial – Student

    "I couldn’t be happier with my experience at 49 North Heli! In my mind there is no better place to pick for ‘real world’ training. Whether you look at the combined number of hours between Jean Marc and Sheena flying in the industry in all sorts of operational environments, or the challenging training grounds you […]Read More »