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Training & flight operations

Training & flight operations

Flight training

Maintenance training

Simulator training

Distance learning

Training Academy Brazil

Training Academy France

Training Academy Germany

Helisim

Training Academy Japan

Training Academy Malaysia

Training Academy Mexico

Training Academy North America

Training Academy Singapore

Training Academy United Kingdom

Our mission

The Airbus Helicopters Training & Flight Ops mission is to design and provide innovative training solutions to support our customers, which is key to enhancing operational safety. Efficient helicopter operations are directly linked to the proficiency of pilots, flight crew and technicians, as well as their ability to safely operate and maintain rotorcraft during a full range of conditions and missions.

Airbus provides complete training solutions at 20 training centres located around the world – from ab-initio up to recurrent training for pilots and technicians.

Some of these centres have state-of-the-art full-flight simulators equipped with Airbus Helicopters' OEM Sim Data Pack, which provides the most true-to-life experience possible. And many of them use full-scale mock-ups – offering trainees an experience like that on an actual aircraft.

Airbus trained around 8,000 helicopter pilots and technicians in 2019 worldwide, logging some 8,000 helicopter flight hours and 30,000 helicopter simulator hours during this activity.

Innovative solutions

 
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Testimonials

Top-notch instructors. The learning experience was very enjoyable and valuable.

Pilot trainee, Starlite Aviation – H215

The learning atmosphere was very positive and instructors were highly professional pilots.

Pilot trainee, Finnish Border Guard – AS332

The instructor was very experienced and helpful during the course.

Technician trainee, Bond Offshore Helicopters – H225

Our training tools

Full-size mock-ups

Full-size mock-ups

To ensure the right balance between theoretical and practical instruction, Airbus training centres are equipped with full-size mock-ups – which can replace real aircraft during technician Type Rating training – located inside well-equipped hangars.

Virtual maintenance

Virtual maintenance

These trainers combine the benefits of a virtual environment and a real aircraft. The Comploc app enables the location of key components in a realistic virtual helicopter, while the Sim app allows users to practise procedural maintenance tasks.

Full-flight simulators

Full-flight simulators

Many of Airbus Helicopters’ training centres around the world are equipped with state-of-the art full-flight simulators or flight training devices, ensuring most realistic mission environment without compromising safety for all trainees.

Helionix trainer

Helionix trainer

This trainer enables a smooth transition from theory to practise for both pilots and technicians on all Helionix-equipped aircraft. It includes a troubleshooting simulator and interactive procedure trainer.

Light training device

Light training device

This highly capable training tool can be used to practise on autopilot and the flight display system – with different autopilot modes, autopilot protections, loss of sensors and reconfiguration.

Aircraft system emulator

Aircraft system emulator

Emulators are light and portable solutions to get familiarised with specific systems of the aircraft – including the flight display system, vehicle and engine monitoring display, normal and emergency operations, and more.

Part task trainer

Part task trainer

The part-task trainer focuses on proper use of a helicopter’s flight management system, allowing pilots to practice navigation, flight planning and related other related activities.

e-Applications

e-Applications

These operational tools, used in training scenarios, help prepare for real tasks during future operations. They include: PC2 DLE, Performance, Weight & Balance, and eFML.

Training academy network

Training Academy Brazil

Training Academy France

Training Academy Germany

Helisim

Training Academy Japan

Training Academy Malaysia

Training Academy Mexico

Training Academy North America

Training Academy Singapore

Training Academy United Kingdom


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