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Middle River Aviation wants to welcome its newest airplanes to the fleet. These airplanes are available for airplane tours, aerial photography, aerial surveying and most importantly pilot training.

Whats New at Middle River Aviation


Now Accepting OpenAirplane Participants

We're making a pilot certificate more useful. OpenAirplane makes it easy for Pilots to find, book, fly, and pay for aircraft rental online or with a mobile device. We're helping Operators get better utilization of their fleets, and Pilots fly more.         LEARN MORE


Private and Commercial Helicopter Training

East Coast Helicopter tours

Learn to fly helicopters in Maryland's busy airspace in as little as one month and 40 hours behind the stick.

Hit the books and the stick "full throttle" and finish your private helicopter pilot license in less than a month; or "lean it out" a little and take helicopter flying lessons part time while working or going to school.
Middle River Aviation Helicopter tours have the most competitive rates in Maryland.

For visitors and locals alike, the best way to experience Baltimore, Washington, DC, and Annapolis is by helicopter!  Our incredible staff of pilots will make sure your Helicopter Tour is a memorable experience.


We feature career flight instructors and the largest fleet of flight training aircraft in the region.

Experience makes the difference! Middle River Aviation will help you realize your dream of earning a private pilots license or becoming a career pilot effectively and efficiently.

Airline Transport pilot (ATP) Training

At Middle River Aviation, we know you have a choice. We are sure that after seeing the difference in our our staff, aircraft fleet , professionalism, and experience you will choose us.

Whether you want to pilot your own aircraft or want to be a military, general aviation, or commercial pilot, we can get you there. Our focus is on safety and standardization, along with vectored management of effective and efficient processes will help you achieve your goals. In addition, we are here to have fun!

Our flight instructors and staff bring over 200 years of experience in military, government, general aviation and commercial flying.

Our aircraft fleet is one of the largest in the area. We offer single engine piston a Cessna 152 - 172's, Piper Arrow, multi-engine aircraft, FAA certified advanced motion simulator through R-22 and a R-44 helicopter to fit your needs. We are the largest helicopter &Airplane flight school in Baltimore, Maryland.

We also have some of the best aircraft servicing & maintenance in the Baltimore, MD area.

Maryland's Helicopter & Airplane Flight School

At Middle River Aviation, our Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) training offers you the best value for your time and money.

There has never been a better time to get your ATP done. At Middle River Aviation, we will tailor your training to meet your needs. Best of all, we guarantee your success.