– Pilot shortage threatens preparedness
Helicopters come to the rescue when extreme weather stops cars and trains. But who will pilot the helicopters in the future? Now several flight academies are warning of poor recruitment […]
Counselling assesment for EHC applicants
As a professional pilot you will have to undergo a psychological assessment according to the EASA-regulations for commercial operations before you can be offered employment. This assessment comprises cognitive/aptitude testing […]
NEWS! CPL(H) training with ATPL VFR theory, type rating on EC135, and MCC VFR
GREAT NEWS! From August 2023, we are offering the CPL(H) training with ATPL VFR theory, type rating on EC135, and MCC VFR (Multi Crew Cooperation-VFR).
IR(H) Distance learning course
EHC is now offering Distance Learning Instrument Rating Theory Course.
Proud member of Leading Helicopter Academies
June 14, 2022 sees the launch of the first European network of independent helicopter academies.
Simen passed his course in “no time”. Here are some tips from the super student
Curious about helicopter flight training? Here are some tips from our “super student”, Simen Enodd.
Team EHC, ready to play!
EHC Student Association
Did you know that EHC has a student association?
Advice for helicopter pilots in harsh winter conditions
Welcome to Norway! The land of the vikings – and the winter!
EHC Staff getaway
It was one of those rainy october days. All pilots on the ground, all students reading for their exams.
Helicopter spa day
A bit on the windy side today, so its helicopter spa day!
New helicopters to our fleet
Are you dreaming of becoming a helicopter pilot? From August 2020, we have exiting news for all our future students.
Back to where it all started
We are back to where it all started! Did you know, that our first school flights started here in Jarlsberg airport about 30 years ago?
A flight to remember
After finishing his CPL(H) integrated course, former student Matteo Viana took the time to explore Norway!
What a coincidence! Bad weather – warm waffles
A bad day for flying – means an even better day for waffles in the administration.
Our flying friends are visiting
The life here at EHC normally means eat, sleep, fly, repeat. But even though we have our own hangar full of helicopters, it is always nice when our flying friends […]
Christmas lunch – and 6000 flying hours is served!
It’s beginning to look a lot like christmas here at Sandefjord Lufthavn Torp. And like every year, the EHC administration invited both students and staff to our annual Christmas lunch.
Its beginning to look a lot like…
We can’t promise that it will make studying more fun, but 200 meters of christmas candles sure bring the holiday spirit to our student campus!
Thank you for your visit, Norwegian Aviation & Defence Group!
A sunny and warm september day, we had a nice visit from our friends in Norwegian Aviation & Defence Group, Their mission? Showing us their Bell 505 Jet Ranger X.
Bell 505 JRX demo
EHC currently has a fleet of Robinson R22, R44 and AS355. But we are always happy when friends and colleagues from other helicopter operators pay us a visit.
Whats up @ EHC?
Merry christmas from Team EHC
Our traditional christmas lunch was held in our canteen at Sandefjord Lufthavn Torp. Students, staff and some of our friends from the neighbour hangars was gathered to eat a traditional […]
Hello from Helitech 2018
Helitech International is an Expo gathering the European helicopter industry.
A warm welcome to our friends from Guimbal Helicopters
In the sunny summer of 2018, our friends from Guimbal Helicopters stopped by on their tour through Scandinavia, to show us their machine, Cabri G2.
A 2000 flight hour cake!
Our instructor Martin Økland just finished his 2000th flight hour!
Join our team! We`re hiring!
(December, 2017) We are now looking for a: Instructor FI(H) to our headquarters in Sandefjord, Norway
So, you think you can leave the office just like that?
Our Head of Training went to California, and our CFO wrapped him an early christmas gift while he was away.
Happy Heli-ween from the hangar
We just have to show you these pictures! Look at our fabolous helicopter pilot students, dressing up for a halloween party here at the EHC campus!
A sunny summer day – and the first day of school!
Everybody has heard the phrase “blue monday”. Well, this monday was blue, too. EHC-blue!
EHC student – show me your patch!
Most of the classes here at EHC Flight Academy make their own patch for their flight suit. Which one of the last three classes are your favourite?
A day the EHC Flight Academy
Take a look behind the scenes at the EHC Flight Academy!
How we organize the school year
Many students ask us how the school year is organized here at EHC, the largest helicopter flight academy in Northern Europe.
How to get the first job
As a freshman in the helicopter business, you probably have a lot of questions. How, and where will you get your first job? Where yo apply? Whom to talk to?
The new EHC flight academy
From March 2017, EHC will no longer have an operational department.
So, who can give us the answer to this quiz;
The best job in the world
They went out to do a sling load operation, and came home with this! How can this not be the best job in the world?
The last day of school
Each year the school staff invite all our students to an annual Christmas lunch.
What does the pilot students do when they are not flying?
Have you ever wondered what the pilot students do when they are not flying?
The secret of Santa Claus
Have you ever wondered how Santa Claus has the time to visit all the children in just one night? Well…
Christmas countown in the administration, and here is a little quiz for you: Who can spot the Robinson R44 on this pic? The staff at European Helicopter Center want to wish […]
Bad weather – warm waffles
So, what to do when the weather is bad?
Open day 2016
Just a little throwback to the open day in October 2016. What a day!!
The class photo…
How many pilot students do you need to take a class photo? Well… Want to see more? Follow us on our blog “Life at EHC” for more helicopter humor and […]
Flying high – diving low
We brought our gopro camera to HUET-training in Horten, Norway. Have a look 🙂 Want to see more behind the scenes? Follow us on our blog “Life at EHC” for […]
Life at campus
Welcome to Campus EHC! The place you will eat – sleep – fly – and repeat!
The solo shower!
Every pilot remembers his or hers first solo flight. The planning, the excitement, and of course the joy and pride when you have accomplished.