Pilot Training

Cobham Helicopter Academy is a CFAOS & EASA approved Training Organisation with a 20 year proven track record in delivering successful helicopter pilot training. Our comprehensive and tailored programmes are underpinned by our unparalleled experience teaching British Military Pilots.

Taking a competence based approach, our accomplished and highly regarded ex-military and EASA flying instructors are tasked with delivering an array of training ranging from Ab-initio through to special mission expertise such as SAR and tactical Operations.

Initial pilot training integrates civilian professional Pilot licensed courses, with operational skills tailored to Customers’ specific needs allowing qualified student pilots to return to their operational units with greatly enhanced capabilities.

Pilot Training Cobham Helicopter Academy
CHA Pilot Training
Bell Helicopter Pilot Training
Pilot Training Simulator
Cobham Helicopter Academy - Pilot Training
CHA Pilot Training Helicopters

Ab Initio Training circa 12-15 Months

Selection & Screening
Selection & Screening

Course Features:

- Testing the aptitude of potential candidates using;

Synthetic training

Virtual Reality systems

Practical assessments of equipment use

English Language Training CHA
English Language

Course Features:

- In-house delivery of

Academic English Language Training

Aviation English Language Training

Cabri G2 Helicopter
Basic Rotary

Course Features:

Students will receive training led by our experienced EASA Instructors in:

- Ground School

- Elementary handling

- Demonstrating proficiency in general handling

- Autorotations

- Practice forced landings

- Advanced transitions

- Sloping ground and quick stops

Advanced Rotary

Course Features:

This phase is led by our experienced British former Military Instructors. It consists of instruction designed to develop the Student's pure flying and applied skills in preparation for Operational Conversion

- Ground theory

- Day Basic Handling techniques

- Emergency Handling

- Medium level Navigation

- Low Level Navigation

- Basic Instrument Flying Techniques (VR)

Cabri G2

Training Platform: Cabri G2

Course Features:

- Official Commercial Pilot Licence (Helicopters) qualification

- EASA and CAA Industry recognised qualification

- Ground School theory lessons

- Practical instruction and testing by our highly experienced instructors

Multi-Engine Aircraft
Multi Engine Type Rating

Course Features:

- Led by an experienced instructor in order to prepare the student to be qualified for flying a multi-engine aircraft

Aircraft A109

Training Platform: A109

Instrument Flight Rating

Bell 412 Helicopter
Search and Rescue

Course Features:

- Ground theory

- Training course covering:

Helicopter Hoist Operator

Basic Overland Winching

Basic Overwater Winching

Basic Deck Winching

Basic Situation Winching

Mission Management

AS350 Search and Rescue Training
Air Mission Commander

Training Platform: AS350

Course Features:

- Mission management

- Formation flying

- Night Flying & Night vision

- Underslung Loads

- Tactical Day/Night

Pilot Training

  • Ab-Initio
  • IFR
  • Night Vision Goggles
  • Tactics
  • Basic SAR
  • EO/IR Sensor
  • Instructor (FI, Tactics, SAR, NVG)
  • Under Slung Loads
https://panel.cobhamaviationservices.co.uk/Helicopter Pilot Training at Cobham

+ Supplementary Courses for Pilots

  • English Language
  • Aviation English Language
  • CRM
  • CRM Instructor
  • Multi Crew Cooperation
  • Train the Trainer
  • Human Factors
  • Human Factors Trainer
  • Helicopter Underwater Escape training (HUET)
  • EW foundation

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https://panel.cobhamaviationservices.co.uk/Supplementary Pilot Courses

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