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Specialist Course

Course Approval

Approved by Vantage Aviation, CAA and FAA under Part 133.

Target Population

Security Forces and Parapublic.


Qualified, current and experience helicopter pilot with spare capacity.
Holding an in date medical examination.
English spoken and written skills at least ICAO Level 4.

Course Objectives

To enable the applicant to conduct helicopter load lifting procedures by day and night. Where qualified, to including night and NVD formation.

Course Duration

The full course is 10 days. 'Day only' is 7 days and includes 10 hours of flight training.

Ground Training

3 days.

Flight Training

7 days or 10 days (to include night flying and NVD where qualified).

Training Sequence

The course can be conducted in the UK or USA or abroad using the client’s own aircraft.

Course Completion

On completion the students will be issued a certificate approved by Vantage Aviation.

Course Content

The Ground training includes limited power flight principles, load lifting techniques, Long Line and emergencies, use of specialist equipment, load operation signals and crew co-operation.

Flight training day and night load lifting techniques, emergencies and crew co-operation.

Ground and flight phases will include assessments.



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