Why become a helicopter pilot?
Working as a helicopter pilot is an exciting and challenging occupation which gives you unique experiences either you fly offshore, air ambulance, VIP transport or search & rescue.
No other aircraft can safely accomplish what a helicopter can do. This gives you as a pilot the opportunity for a multiple career. All different activities – all equally challenging.
If you are looking for high salaries and opportunity for shift work – helicopter pilot is the right carreer for you.
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Challenging Norwegian Conditions
All theory and major part of flight program is performed at school. In addition we go on different excursions to ensure variety. Flight training in Norway gives you the most varied training conditions due to changing weather conditions and flying in different and beautiful scenery.Our bush-to-mountain- training is demanding, and a unique experience which will make you qualified 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 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
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 norwegian lunch just before the holidays – christmas porridge.