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Dutch Country Helicopters


"Jet pilots see clouds and airports, we see the country and the final destinations"


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Dutch Country Helicopters now have FAA Part 141 approved courses for:


Private Pilot Rotorcraft Helicopter


Commercial Pilot Rotorcraft Helicopter


Details about the Part 141 can be found here very soon.

Have any questions about this? Please e-mail us at or call the office (717) 735-2208 to speak to a Helicopter Flight Instructor about this.

Fly safe!





FAA NOTICE 8900.228 - Reexamination of Airmen Tested by Designated Pilot Examiner Mark George

Please click HERE to read the FAA Notice and see if this affects you.

If you are affected by this, we here at Dutch Country Helicopters suggest that you take a pro-active approach in dealing with this!

Have any questions about this? We might be able to help! E-mail us at or call the office (717) 735-2208 to speak to a Helicopter Flight Instructor about this.

Fly safe!


Dedicated to all that is aviation, the staff at Dutch Country Helicopters (DCH) extends an open invitation to come and explore the country and reach your goals. DCH offers many ways in which to serve you and all your flight training needs. We believe in preserving the future of aviation and welcome you to become a part of that future. Whether your goal is to obtain a Private Pilot certificate to fly with friends and family, or to obtain a Commercial pilot's certificate to pursue a career in the aviation industry, DCH is here to assist you.

As of October 1, 2010, DCH is now under the ownership and management of Darren Lucas. Darren has been a flight instructor at DCH since 2003. Darren brings the same professionalism, enthusiasm, and dedication to the company and will continue to strive to maintain the goals of the company to provide a quality, professional learning experience for those individuals who aim for excellence.

Our goal is to bring aviation to these individuals interested in learning to fly by allowing everyone to experience the beauty and all of its joys while adhering to the level of professionalism it deserves. Our instructors provide an environment of fun and professionalism. They take their positions as flight instructors very seriously. At the same time, we want to provide a place where those interested in learning to fly will want to return and continue to learn and grow as members of the aviation community. Please join us on our journey into the future;

DCH will continue to provide professional, quality training, services, and assistance for those individuals interested in aviation; either as a career or for the simple pleasure of being able to fly and achieve their goals.

Come and visit us at Lancaster Airport. Click here to see a map of our location!
Liberty Warbird Association

Dutch Country Helicopters, Inc. is proud to promote and support Liberty Warbird Association on their quest in acquiring and flying a Bell UH-1 "Huey".

Please click on Liberty Warbird Association's logo and read more about what LWA stands for and information about the Bell UH-1 Iroquois. Know by so many as the "Huey"!

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Dutch Country Helicopters was last updated:Thursday 17 April 2014, 17:35

Well done to Brian for completing his Private  Check Ride in the S-300 on Thursday, April 17th, 2014!



Well done to Jim for completing his Private Check Ride in the S-300 on Wednesday, April 16th, 2014!





Got home from a FUN ride with you over Rt 896. Loved the helicopter, great views, smooth ride, amazing landing "on a dime". Will be back! Thanks. Dotti
Dotti - 9 Jun 2013
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SR / SS: 10:18 / 23:49 UTC (Lancaster Airport 2014-04-20)