Approved by Vantage Aviation Limited.
Government and parapublic.
Qualified, current and experienced helicopter pilot (and crewman where appropriate) with spare capacity. Holding an in date medical.
To be able to operate safely and confidently in the helicopter emergency medical services (EMS) industry.
Typically one or two days
Typically 4 days
The course can be conducted in the UK or USA or using the client’s own aircraft.
On completion the students will be issued a certificate approved by Vantage Aviation.
Helicopter Air Ambulance (HAA) formerly known as Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (EMS or HEMS)
Helicopters provide a means of transporting people in urgent need of medical assistance. These operations are unique due to the urgent nature of the flight. Each year thousands of patients are transported by helicopter while being attended by medical personnel trained to respond to their needs. HAA aircraft are equipped with medical monitoring and support systems to ensure proper care en route.
Our training will ensure that the applicant will be focused on a strong commitment to safe operations and best practices. Implementing a safety culture will benefit all aspects of
HAA operations. The applicant will receive ground and flight training tailored to the respective aviation authorities regulations and recommended practices as well as valuable industry standards. Aspects such as day vs night, night visions devices, single vs multi-engine operations, and climate will be covered and tailored as desired.