Above and beyond

Welcome to Cobham Helicopter Academy.

Part of Cobham plc, Cobham Helicopter Academy offers a unique blend of military and commercial experience and expertise to deliver specialist helicopter services to a range of customers worldwide including:

  • Government Agencies
  • Military
  • Emergency Services
  • Coast Guard
  • Original Equipment Manufacturers
  • Oil, Gas and Wind Farm Companies

Well qualified to deliver an unrivalled service

As the provider of choice for helicopter services to the UK Ministry of Defence and other international operators, we offer over 20 years’ unparalleled experience, resources and flexibility for organisations wishing to outsource any aspect of their helicopter-based training requirements.

Our instructors have been trained by both RAF Central Flying School (Helicopters) and EASA, to conduct helicopter training.

Our specialist instructors are all British ex-Military, highly skilled, and with considerable operational experience carried out in the demanding conditions that students may one day find themselves in. Since 1997 Cobham have delivered over 600,000 hours of flying training for hundreds of pilots and crewmen.

We own and operate a range of specially configured training aircraft to match customer requirements, and we ensure the highest levels of safety, reliability and availability, whilst being responsive and flexible to changing demands.

So whatever your helicopter training, engineering and flying operations requirements, wherever you are in the world, we have the people, the equipment, the experience and the expertise to provide you with an unrivalled service, tailor-made to suit you.


Cobham Helicopter Academy Services

Our training courses cover everything from initial to special missions demanding the highest levels of skill and equipment, such as Search and Rescue (SAR), Tactical and Commercial Operations, all to EASA or UK military standards.

Our helicopter training services fall into 4 categories:

1. Rescue Services

(Maritime, Urban, Mountain, Combat)

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2. Military Services

(Initial, Operational)

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3. Emergency Services

(Initial, Operational)

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4. Civil Training Services

(Civil Pilot Training, EASA Part 147 Training)

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SAR Missions successfully completed by Cobham Pilots and Rear Crewmen since 2012


Above and beyond

To discuss your helicopter training, engineering and flying operations requirements, please contact us on: +44 (0)1258 443230