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ABOUT US

 

Salaika Aviation has been offering Helicopter Flight Training, Sales, and Services for over 30 years, since our founding in 1979. It is our mission to offer the best flight training, sales, and services that we can offer.

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  • Our school is located near many fine Hotels and Motels.
    • *Prices for these rooms range from $20.00 to $45.00 U.S. per day.
    • *About $125.00 Per Week
        
  • There are also many apartments near by
    • *These range from $140.00 to $400.00 U.S. per month.
  • (*Prices accurate at time, but subject to change without notice.)
  • Rental cars are also available in the area or we could possibly provide limited transportation
  • Many stores and restaurants are near by at many price ranges
  • Our school is immigration approved for M-1 Visas
  • The nearest major airport is Hobby Airport in Houston, and the next nearest is Intercontinental in North Houston
  • Temperatures in the summer range from 70F to 90F and in the winter range from 40F to 80F on average
  • We have over 330 VFR flying days per year
  • Our school is CFR 14 Part 61, 133, 135 and 145 Approved
  • Our school is Texas Education Agency Approved
  • Our airport is located on the Houston Sectional and TCA Charts about 20 miles south of Hobby Airport
  • Most of the major helicopter companies are located nearby and much of the pilot hiring for world wide operations is done from these companies. These companies include PHI, AIR LOG, ERA, EVERGREEN, HHI, TEX AIR, CRESCENT, LIFE FLIGHT and many more! Many pilots who fly for these companies come to our school for advanced and recurrence training.

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO SCHEDULE A LESSON PLEASE CALL ANYTIME.

 

  

  

About the Owner:

  • TIM SALAIKA
  • 40 YEARS IN AVIATION
  • Over 20,000 Flight Hours
    • LICENSES
      • AIRLINE TRANSPORT PILOT in both AIRPLANES and HELICOPTERS
        • AIRPLANE
          • SINGLE ENGINE LAND and SEA
          • MULTI ENGINE LAND
          • FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR WITH INSTRUMENT
        • ROTOR CRAFT HELICOPTER
          • FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR WITH INSTRUMENT
  • AIRFRAME AND POWER PLANT MECHANIC
  • MILITARY
    • 1968 to 1972
    • CHIEF WARRANT OFFICER
    • FLEW AHIG COBRA HELICOPTER IN VIETNAM ALL of 1970 for the 3/17 AIR CALVARY B TROOP
    • RETURNED TO THE STATES AS A INSTRUMENT FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR
  • AMONG THE AWARDS EARNED
    • DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS
    • BRONZE STAR
    • AIR METAL
    • VIETNAM RVN CROSS OF GALLANTRY
  • AFTER MILITARY
    • TEST PILOT
      • SCHOUTZOW HELICOPTER CORP. AND GOOD YEAR AEROSPACE
    • PATROL PILOT & CFI for AERIAL PATROLS INC.
  • OWNER OF AN AIRPLANE FLIGHT SCHOOL (SALAIKA AVIATION)
  • OFFSHORE PILOT in the GULF OF MEXICO
    • 5000 FLIGHT HOURS OFFSHORE IN THE FOLLOWING AIRCRAFT
      • BH 206 ALL
      • BH 212
      • S76
  • OWNER OF SALAIKA AVIATION HELICOPTER SERVICES SINCE 1979

 

Salaika Aviation 1111 Old Ranch Rd PO Box 757 Danbury, TX 77534 (979) 922-8162 Fax (979) 922-8229