University of changing the world with specialized training
The mission of the Helicopter Operations department is to become a world leader in helicopter pilot education and to produce helicopter pilots who are recognized and highly regarded throughout the world.
To produce helicopter pilots eligible for private pilot certification who have the knowledge, skillset, and creative capability to meet the rapidly developing aviation industry and adapt to changes in its operating environment.
To instill and foster the need for lifelong learning through exposure to innovative aviation practices and leading-edge technology in rotary wing aircraft design and artificial intelligence.
To broaden the graduate’s scope for understanding and appreciation of the aviation industry.
To broaden the graduate’s scope for understanding and appreciation of the liberal arts and humanities, environmental sciences, and global issues.