Initial
Airframe
Training

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Initial Airframe Training

Initial Airframe Training will provide the basic introduction and safety features of your aircraft.

 

The old saying “you don’t know what you don’t know until you know it” stands very true when it comes to the safe operation of any helicopter. In todays world not knowing is not an option.

Every airframe not only has a wide variety of systems, emergency procedures and limitations but also has unique nuances that if unknown can lead to unwanted results. This information can be obtained by trail and error and years of flight time or can be thoroughly and easily learned by attending a professional course that relays this information in a designed manner.

EuroSafety courses are designed to relay this massive amount of information in an easy to understand fashion with visuals that accelerate the learning process by instructors who’s passion it is to teach.

 
 

 
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Course Content

Ground School

  • Aircraft systems
  • Rotorcraft flight manual
  • Limitations
  • Emergency procedures
  • Accident reviews
  • Pre-flight inspection

For both on site and remote training your instructor will arrive with all items needed to conduct the ground school.  You and your pilots need simply to sit down and begin the interactive learning process.

Flight Training

Single Engine - Start and shut down procedures, normal maneuvers, power checks, hydraulic failures to full touchdown, tail rotor failures to touchdown, full down autorotations, governor failures when applicable.

Multi Engine - Start and shut down procedures, normal maneuvers, power checks, hydraulic failures to full touchdown, tail rotor failures to touchdown, full down single engine failures, governor failures when applicable.

 

Training Durations by Airframe

Each airframe has different requirements for instructional content and flight exam components.  Below are the standard time commitments for each airframe.  Flight time may be extended at customers request and may also be extended for pilots that require more time to meet certification levels.

Airframe Ground School Flight Time per Pilot
AW109 Initial 4 days 6 hours
AS350B3 2B Initial 3 Days 3 hours
AS350B3 2B1 Initial 3 Days 3 hours
AS350B3e / H125 Initial 3 Days 3 hours
AS355F Models Initial 3 Days 3 hours
AS355N Initial 3 Days 3 hours
Bell 206B3 Initial 3 Days 3 hours
Bell 205 Initial 3 Days 3 hours
BO105 Initial 3 Days 3 hours
EC120 Initial 3 Days 4.5 hours
EC130T2 Initial 3.5 Days 3 hours
EC130B4 Initial 3 Days 3 hours
EC135 Initial 6 Days 6 hours
 
 
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Certification

Pilots are awarded a EuroSafety Certificate of Achievement upon satisfactory completion of the written exam and flight training events.  All sections must be completed in order to be certified.

Pilots will also receive a Photo ID Badge indicating their ratings and complete certifications.

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Prerequisites

Pilots must hold a rotorcraft rating and current medical certificate.


CANCELLATION POLICY

A credit card is required to book a training event.  Training cancelled between the confirmation of the training event and 60 days prior to the event will incur just the cost of canceling travel reservations. In the event the cancellation of training is within 60 days of the training event will induce a charge equal to half of the total invoice plus airline ticket cost. Cancellation of enrollment within 30 days of departure of the training event will induce a full charge.