Above and beyond
  • Emergency Services

    When undertaking critical Emergency Service operations, whether it’s for the Police, Helicopter Emergency Medical Services or Firefighting, it is vital for pilots and technical crewmen to respond quickly and with enhanced mission awareness, coupled with superior standards of flight safety.

    From mission planning, to command and control techniques, to tactical insertion or hoist operations and more, Cobham Helicopter Academy's training is designed to allow teams to meet whatever situation arises – and to excel in carrying it out.

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    Emergency Services

    When undertaking critical Emergency Service operations, whether it’s for the Police, Helicopter Emergency Medical Services or Firefighting, it is vital for pilots and technical crewmen to respond quickly and with enhanced mission awareness, coupled with superior standards of flight safety.

    From mission planning, to command and control techniques, to tactical insertion or hoist operations and more, Cobham Helicopter Academy's training is designed to allow teams to meet whatever situation arises – and to excel in carrying it out.

    Click to learn more about our Initial and Operational Emergency Services courses

Initial Training
  • Initial Training

    Operating a helicopter requires outstanding skills, professionalism and discipline at any level. Add in the specialist capabilities essential for safely and effectively carrying out commercial aerial operations, and the standard of skill required increases considerably.

    Cobham Helicopter Academy's personnel have provided initial flying training for helicopter pilots and rear crewmen at the UK’s Defence Helicopter Flying School since 1997. Our instructors are all British ex-military with many years’ operational experience.

    Cobham can provide an initial training solution, depending upon customer regulatory needs, which meets either EASA or Customer specific initial training requirements.

    Initial Training

    Operating a helicopter requires outstanding skills, professionalism and discipline at any level. Add in the specialist capabilities essential for safely and effectively carrying out commercial aerial operations, and the standard of skill required increases considerably.

    Cobham Helicopter Academy's personnel have provided initial flying training for helicopter pilots and rear crewmen at the UK’s Defence Helicopter Flying School since 1997. Our instructors are all British ex-military with many years’ operational experience.

    Cobham can provide an initial training solution, depending upon customer regulatory needs, which meets either EASA or Customer specific initial training requirements.

Initial Training Courses

These are examples of courses available.

  • Private Pilots Licence (H)
  • Commercial Pilots Licence (H)
  • Airline Transport Pilots Licence (H)
  • Aviation Language Training
  • Instrument Rating (H)

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Bespoke training

Using the considerable resources available to Cobham Helicopter Academy we can design, develop and deliver any training solution to meet your specific requirements. Get in touch to learn more.

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Operational Training
  • Operational Training

    In situations where every second counts, operating helicopters in high pressure environments needs cool heads and outstanding flying skills, as well as aviation knowledge and operating acumen.

    Cobham Helicopter Academy has unrivalled experience training Emergency Service helicopter pilots and technical crewmen to perform to the highest standards of professionalism and discipline. Experience gained from 20 years of providing such training techniques to the British Military, and instructors who have previously conducted Law Enforcement and Emergency Medical Service operations for the UK’s Emergency Services.

    We offer a full range of flying training for Emergency Service pilots and technical crewmen. Such training includes support to ground units, use of tactics and operations in confined and congested landing sites. In addition, our training includes underslung load water drop systems for aerial firefighting operations and the use of technology to increase effectiveness and aviation safety, while reducing aircrew workload.

    Cobham works with agencies including the Polish Police, Cypriot Police, Guardia di Finanza and UK Government.

     

    Operational Training

    In situations where every second counts, operating helicopters in high pressure environments needs cool heads and outstanding flying skills, as well as aviation knowledge and operating acumen.

    Cobham Helicopter Academy has unrivalled experience training Emergency Service helicopter pilots and technical crewmen to perform to the highest standards of professionalism and discipline. Experience gained from 20 years of providing such training techniques to the British Military, and instructors who have previously conducted Law Enforcement and Emergency Medical Service operations for the UK’s Emergency Services.

    We offer a full range of flying training for Emergency Service pilots and technical crewmen. Such training includes support to ground units, use of tactics and operations in confined and congested landing sites. In addition, our training includes underslung load water drop systems for aerial firefighting operations and the use of technology to increase effectiveness and aviation safety, while reducing aircrew workload.

    Cobham works with agencies including the Polish Police, Cypriot Police, Guardia di Finanza and UK Government.

     

Operational Training Courses

These are examples of courses available.

  • Instrument Flying Techniques
  • Low Level & Confined Area Techniques
  • Night Flying Techniques
  • Night Vision Imaging Systems
  • Mission Planning
  • Technical Crewmen Techniques inc Sensors
  • Police Techniques
  • Helicopter Emergency Medical Services Techniques
  • Firefighting Techniques
  • Fast Rope, Rappelling and Abseiling Techniques
  • Underslung Loads Techniques
  • Helicopter Hoist Operations
  • Multi Crew Cooperation
  • Crew Resource Management
  • Instructor Training

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Bespoke training

Using the considerable resources available to Cobham Helicopter Academy we can design, develop and deliver any training solution to meet your specific requirements. Get in touch to learn more.

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Above and beyond

To discuss your helicopter training, engineering and flying operations requirements, please contact us on: +44 (0)1256 316 116

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