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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

Part 141 - VA Benefits

Middle River Aviation Gets 141

Middle River Aviation has been awarded an FAA Part 141 Certification! Middle River Aviation is especially proud of this achievement because it is an acknowledgment of the exemplary commitment to training and service that we provide our students every day.

Airline Transport pilot (ATP) Training

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.


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.

Private and Commercial Helicopter Training

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.

Fixed Wing training

Maryland's Largest Fixed Wing Training Fleet

Middle River Aviation offers airplane rental. With the area's largest fleet of rental aircraft, ranging from two seat trainers to high performance, cross country travelers for day trips and tours, there is no need to look elsewhere. We have what you need, at the prices you want.

Helicopter training

Maryland's Largest Helicopter Training Fleet

We are proud to be Baltimore's largest helicopter training school so if you don't have a helicopter pilot's certificate yet, you can train with us then rent our helicopters and take your own helicopter tours with your friends and family.


-  our team


Aircraft services
     - Maintenance Services
     - Brokerage Services
     - Management Services
     - Aerial Photography

+ Training Programs

   - Discovery Flight

     - Fixed Wing Training

     - Helicopter Training

     -Airline Transport Pilot

     - Redbird Flight Simulator

     - Part 141

+ Aircraft rental

   - Fixed Wing Rental

     - Helicopter Rental

- Links


Helicopter & Airplane Flight School in Baltimore

At Middle River Aviation, we have the largest helicopter & airplane flight school in Baltimore, MD. 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!