Why become a helicopter pilot?
Helicopter pilot training is an exciting and challenging process for an occupation which gives you unique experiences with either flying offshore, air ambulance, VIP transport, or search & rescue.
No other aircraft can safely accomplish what a helicopter can do. This gives you as a helicopter pilot the opportunity for multiple careers. All different activities – all equally challenging.
If you are looking for an interesting and rewarding career – helicopter pilot is the right career for you.
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Helicopter pilot training in Norway
All theory and major part of the flight program is performed at our school. We also fly to other locations to ensure different training environments. A flight academy in Norway gives you varied and challenging training conditions.
Our bush program is a unique and demanding experience which will qualify you as a helicopter pilot for any international helicopter company.
"We are happy that you have chosen European Helicopter Center as your academy for helicopter training. We promise to do our best to make your time with us both instructive and fun! Whether your are a CPL(H) student for one year, or you stay with us the next two years (APT(H)IR), you will meet the same dedicated and experienced instructors.
Since the startup in 1993 we have trained pilots to both the Norwegian and international market. Now, we are looking forward to help your achieve your goal, and your dream of becoming a helicopter pilot".
Peter Blom, Head of Training
Europe's leading helicopter flight academy
EHC is the leading European helicopter flight academy. We are located in modern premises at Sandefjord Airport Torp. From the beginning in 1993, we have trained hundreds of pilots to both the Norwegian and international market.
As a helicopter pilot student you will be a part of our international environment at a busy airport, and you are welcome to live in our campus.
The program does not require higher education. But you must be 18 years or older, pass an online admission test, and a medical test.
Life at the EHC
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.