Vantage Aviation, approved by CAA and FAA
Security Forces and Parapublic.
Qualified, current and experience helicopter pilot with spare capacity.
To enable the applicant to lead and maintain close and loose formation positions during take-off, transit, manoeuvre and landing in same type and mixed helicopter type formations; to 2 Rotor spans.
2 weeks. (3 weeks if night included).
5 Days. Where night and NVD formation are included, 3 days will be added.
5 Days. Where night and NVD formation are included, 5 days will be added.
The course can be conducted abroad using the client’s own aircraft.
On completion the students will be issued a certificate approved by Vantage Aviation.
The Ground training includes helicopter formation briefing procedures, formation positioning and station keeping, manoeuvring, leader responsibilities, crew co-operation and emergencies.
Flight training includes day formation positions, station keeping, flight manoeuvres, takeoff and landing, emergency actions and procedures, and formation leading. Where night and NVD qualified, the exercise will also be conducted at night.
Ground and flight phases include assessment.