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J.R. Aviation is the leading helicopter operator and flight academy in the Midwest, and has been proudly serving the Greater Louisville area since 1992. We offer training for all FAA Certificates and Ratings, from Private through CFII and ATP. We offer flexible scheduling as well as some of the best training in the country in both ground and flight training. Our training is even more enhanced by one-on-one ground and flight training. This gives our students the full attention of the Certified Flight Instructors (CFI’s), and the ability to move at their own pace and learning style. Our CFI’s are highly experienced not only as instructors but in Commercial Operations as well. We strive to teach our students a greater technical understanding of what is going on in the helicopter. This teaches the student to anticipate, rather than react to aerodynamic issues with the aircraft. We stress the importance of energy and power management, rules and regulations and what is the right and smart thing to do.
J.R. Aviation is located at the Clark Regional Airport (JVY) in Sellersburg, Indiana, minutes from Downtown Louisville, Kentucky. Clark Regional is the 2nd busiest airport in the state of Indiana. It is an excellent facility with two FBO’s, and multiple specialty operators (helicopter, vintage war bird restoration, propeller, and avionics shops). We have a complete array of instrument approaches including: ILS, LOC, VOR, NDB, and GPS and we are only 9 miles from Bowman Field (LOU), a general aviation Class D Airport, and 11 miles from the Class C Louisville International Airport (SDF). Since we have been operating in the area for so long we have developed a wonderful working relationship with Air Traffic Control at both Louisville International and Bowman Field whose airspaces abut one another.
J.R. Aviation is an authorized Robinson Helicopter Dealer and Service Center. We sell and finance new and used Robinson Helicopters and export helicopters all over the world. Our maintenance personnel are trained Robinson Helicopter and Textron Lycoming technicians with over 40 years of helicopter maintenance experience with advanced training in component repairs and overhaul capabilities. We offer a variety of customer support, including successful resolution of manufacturer warranty issues.
J.R. Aviation’s Commercial services include: Aerial Photography and Videography, Powerline and Pipeline Patrol, Sight Seeing Tours, Aerial Survey, Turbine Transition for $295 per hour in an ASTAR 350SB2 during ferry flight operations, Law Enforcement Support, Law Enforcement Air Unit Training, Newsgathering Contracts, and External Load Training and Services.
So whether you are looking for a new adventure or a new career, we can help. Stop Dreaming … and Start Flying!
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