Jerry Trimble Helicopters

McMinnville, Oregon

We offer fast, high-quality primary and advanced helicopter flight training in the Robinson R-22. Specializing in CFI training. Our flight instructor, Jerry Trimble, has been flying the Robinson since pre-certification.

Since flight instruction is our priority, you can be guaranteed our full attention to provide you with the best training experience possible. We take an enormous amount of pride in providing individualized instruction by experienced instructors. We specialize in touchdown auto and CFI training.

We currently have 3 bases from which to choose. The main base, located in McMinnville, Oregon is open year-round and offers private, commercial, instrument, CFI and CFII training. The Smithville, Texas base is also open year-round with reduced hours during the summer months. That location offers private, commercial and CFI training. The Thermal, California base is season - open November thru May and offers private, commercial and CFI training.

Give us a call to schedule your flight today!

Aviation Training Facilities

  • Helicopter Pilot
Programs & Courses
  • Private Pilot (PPL)
  • Commercial Pilot (CPL)
  • Flight Instructor (CFI / FI)
  • Airline Transport Pilot (ATPL)
  • Instrument Rating (IR)
  • Flight Instructor - Instrument
  • CBT Training
  • Ground School Classes


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Jerry Trimble Helicopters is rated 5.0 stars based on 2 reviews


I got both my CFI and CFII at this school. great instructors and a great location to train. this school is well worth your $ if you are looking to become a professional helo pilot.

on 22nd Jun-18


I have been doing recently at JTH doing training and I only can say good words about them. All Staff are really nice and helpful. Jerry has bastard experience in real helicopter world and very knowledge.

on 1st Feb-16

Jerry Trimble Helicopters 4050 SE Nimbus Loop McMinnville OR 97128 United States