Jerry Trimble Helicopters has more than one location! Our main headquarters is based out of McMinnville, Oregon but we also have bases in Thermal, California (Seasonal), and Smithville, Texas (Year round).
Directions to Jerry Trimble Helicopters (McMinnville, Oregon)
Our year-round flight training base is located in the heart of Oregon wine country at the McMinnville Airport. If you are traveling in from out of the area, we would be happy to pick you up at either the Portland, Salem or Eugene airport. If you are driving, McMinnville is south of Portland and north of Eugene. Our physical address is: 4050 SE Nimbus Lp, McMinnville, OR 97128
Directions to Jerry Trimble Helicopters (Thermal, California)
Our winter flight training base is located in the Coachella Valley at the Jacqueline Cochran Regional Airport (KTRM) located in Thermal, California. We have partnered with Jackson Air to offer flight training and scenic flights from October thru April. Contact Adam Goad directly for scheduling at this location (971) 237-7410. Our physical address is 86400 Lightning Street, Thermal, CA 92274.
Directions to Jerry Trimble Helicopters (Smithville, Texas)
Even though McMinnville remains our year round base of operations, JTH has opened an additional flight training base in Smithville, TX (84R). Smithville, a charming town in Central Texas, is home to a R-22 for flight training and scenic flights. The price for flight training is $250/hour dual and $210/hour solo. Scenic flights are $285/hour and demos are $105. There is also student housing available. Eric and Dina Cortright are the instructors at this location. For more information or to schedule a flight, call Dina at (512) 360-7633.