McCall Mountain/Canyon Flying Seminars LLC, est.1997, is an internationally recognized company that conducts flight & ground training for primary & advanced pilots; providing the skills and knowledge needed to operate safely in the unique environment of the mountain and canyons, involving off pavement landings.  With the guidance of Lori and the help of her instructors, McCall Mountain Canyon Flying has developed into the most prominent backcountry flight school in the nation. Their instructors are some of the most recognized backcountry pilots in Idaho and Utah.

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This school offers individual and group instruction as well as individualized mountain/canyon tailwheel endorsements.

Our tailwheel training is conducted off pavement in high density altitude environments.
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We are so proud that one of our chief flight instructors, Rich Bush, was recently presented with the Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award by the FAA!

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WATCH: Lori MacNichol on PBS July 12th, 2022 at 8p.m., 14th at 1:00 a.m., 16th at 10:00 p.m., 17th at 6:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. (Mountain Time) America Outdoors with Baratunde Thurston- Idaho's wilderness - so vast and remote that back-country flying is the best way to travel and appreciate nature from above.
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Our Mission

McCall Mountain and Canyon Flying Seminars LLC provides advanced aviation safety courses to address the special type of airmanship skills and knowledge needed to operate safely in the unique environment of the mountains and canyons.

This school strives to promote aviation safety and incorporates the education of edicts and responsible use of the wilderness areas in which pilots fly,

Lori MacNichol
President, McCall Mountain/Canyon Flying Seminars LLC

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