Flight Training

Helicopter Flight Training Adelaide

So, you want to learn how to fly a helicopter! No problem!

South Coast Helicopters hold Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) part 141 approval certificate 0259 to conduct flight training for both private and commercial helicopter pilot licenses.

Our Strathalbyn Base and Training Area is located just outside The Adelaide Controlled Zone. This unique location allows for immediate access to a training area in a rural setting, less than an hour's drive from Adelaide.

South Coast Helicopters offer personalized training programs tailored to each student's individual time frame and budget.

Our Managing Director and Chief Pilot Peter (Mack) McSherry loves nothing more than to share his passion and enthusiasm for helicopters with like minded individuals. Mack is also a Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) Authorised Flight Examiner and Helicopter Flight Instructor.

South Coast Helicopters provide Helicopter Flight Training in Adelaide for the Following:

  • Trial Introductory Flight (Top Gun Experience)
  • Private Pilot Licence Helicopter
  • Commercial Pilot Licence Helicopter
  • Flight Review for Single Engine Helicopter
  • Low Level Rating Helicopter
  • Sling Rating Helicopter
  • Helicopter Float Alighting Gear Endorsement
  • Helicopter Gas Turbine Engine Endorsement

We offer the following Top Gun packages as a starting point for anyone who wants to become a helicopter pilot.

The Top Gun Experience is an Ideal gift for the aviation enthusiast who wants to tick flying a helicopter off their bucket list.
(no prior flying experience is required)




Top Gun Helicopter Flight Experience

ULTIMATE Top Gun Experience

Longer flight duration will allow you to become more comfortable with the flight controls and at the end of your flight we will give you an opportunity to have a try at hovering.

Flight Duration: 1 hour
Experience Duration: 3 hours
Cost: $1400

Top Gun Experience

Our Top Gun Experience package is for the helicopter enthusiast who wants to know all about the mystery of helicopter flight.

Flight Duration: 30 mins
Experience Duration: 2.5 hours
Cost: $800

Gift Vouchers Available

Our gift vouchers are a great gift for those who are adrenalin junkies or perhaps a flight enthusiast that would like to tick their bucket list, under the watchful eye of an experienced instructor.

Vouchers Available for either Top Gun Flight Package


South Coast Helicopters

3 Summerhill Road, Strathalbyn SA 5255

Phone: 0407 779 669

Email: mack@southcoasthelicopters.com.au