• Welcome to Airwest Aviation Academy

    Real-world Helicopter Flight Training for tomorrow’s professional pilot

Airwest Aviation Academy is a family owned and operated flight school located in Glendale, Arizona at the Glendale Municipal Airport (KEGU).  We offer a wide variety of flight training courses including the Private Pilot Certificate (PPL), the Instrument Rating (IR), the Commercial Pilot Certificate (CPL), the Certified Flight Instructor (CFI), the Instrument Instructor (CFII), add-ons, Turbine Transition Courses, and External Load courses.  Our experience brings a unique training environment that is different from other training schools.  Our relationship with Airwest Helicopters, a commercial 135 operator, allows us to bring real-world flying techniques into our training curriculum.  These learning experiences are all part of our teaching system that was designed by professionals who have over 30 years in the industry. Our primary focus is Safety with an emphasis on Quality and a positive atmosphere that is conducive to learning.

We invite you to take the time to review our website and find out how our Real World Flight Training will take you to a level that is far above the rest!