Government Contract | Kentucky
Helicopter Training Program Partner

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00001074719

Bid Title: Helicopter Training Program Partner

Agency Bid No. Title: RFP-0177

Received Date: 08/30/2017

Close Date: 10/10/2017

Purchase Type: Term:

Delivery Point: Madisonville Community College, 2000 College Drive, Madisonville, Kentucky, 42431

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Questions Due By 09/12/2017 04:00 PM


Specifications include, but are not limited to: The Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) issues this Request for Proposal onthe behalf of Madisonville Community College (MCC) for the purpose of partnering with a highlyqualified organization to establish a helicopter training program with the goal of producing highlyqualified commercial pilots. These skill sets will be attractive to employers throughout Kentucky andprovide the workforce foundation for numerous new business starts and economic developmentopportunities in West Kentucky. The program will be a two-year continuous program with thesuccessful student graduating with an associates degree. In addition, the student will have obtained 5aviation certifications enabling him/her to obtain a high-paying job in Kentucky in such fields aslogistics, education, emergency response, healthcare, law enforcement, tourism, and/or constructionservices. The anticipated start date for the program is January 2018.The flight training will originate at Madisonville Municipal Airport and MCC intends for the program tostart with a beginning cohort of a minimum of 15 students or more and expand as the market andresources allow. To accomplish this goal, MCC wishes to collaborate and contract with a wellestablished (more than 10 year history) as a Part 141 flight school which includes significant experience(more than 5 years) in producing qualified pilots in association with an accredited public non-profitinstitution of higher learning. It is anticipated that training will be conducted under Parts 141 and 61based upon agreements of the parties involved.

Product Codes: 92416, 90553

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: Kentucky Community and Technical College System

State: Kentucky

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Joe Mattingly, Procurement Department KCTCS Purchasing Department, 300 North Main Street, Versailles, Kentucky, 40383

Phone: 859-256-3264




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