Certified Flight Instructors

Certified Flight Instructors and Management StaffBen Fouts – President / Designated ExaminerBen has been a CFI since 1998 and company owner of MLH since 2000. Ben flew for Era Aviation in the Gulf of Mexico from 2001 to 2003, and also worked as a Check Airman for Paradise Helicopters in Kona from 2003-2008. Currently, Ben works full time at Mauna ...

Part 141 Flight School

Part 141 Flight SchoolOne of the first choices you will make in your flight training career is whether or not to seek out and attend a flight school that is an FAA certified Part 141 School. But what is Part 141 and why is it important? What’s the difference between a Part 141 flight school and a Part 61 school? ...

Our Aircraft

Learn About Our AircraftMauna Loa Helicopters flies Robinson helicopters, the most popular rotorcraft in the world. The four seat model R44 is the most popular helicoptor in production today, and the two seat model R22 has the lowest acquisition and operating costs of any production helicoptor. Wherever you fly in the world, chances are that you will spend some time ...

Helicopter School Financing

Helicopter School FinancingAt Mauna Loa Helicopters we are very up front about costs. We believe that it is important for you to know all the costs in advance so that you may plan for and succeed at your new career. Helicopter pilot training is an expensive undertaking and getting your helicopter school financing can be tricky, but don’t be discouraged, ...

Helicopter Careers

Is Your Future Up In The Air? Do You Have What it takes to be a Professional Helicopter Pilot?What does a professional helicopter pilot look like? A buttoned-down ex military man with a crew cut, starched collar with a steely gleam in his eyes? A former hippy candle maker with a bushy beard and wrinkled clothing that still smells faintly ...