Instrument IR(H)ME

We offer Instrument IR (H) according to EASA, PART FCL. Training will be conducted on the AS355N.

European Helicopter Center (EHC) has increased its IR training capacity. We are pleased to offer flexible, tailor-made courses for students with individual needs in respect of their own work and family commitments.

We will prepare a training plan that will help you achieve your goals.

 

Instrument Rating (H) ME Course:

EHC has instructors with long and varied experience from offshore operations, air-ambulance services and the Civil Aviation Authority, who provide students with state-of-the-art professional training.

Instrument rating course – Practical part:

The EHC Instrument rating course has been approved by the Norwegian CAA and is in compliance with PART FCL. EHC use the twin-engine IFR AS355N helicopter for all flight training. All simulator training will be conducted in FNPT/II AS355 at EHC.

Pre-entry requirements:

  • Medical Class 1
  • CPL (H) license or PPL (H) with night privileges.
  • Passed IR(H) theory
  • English: Language profiency level 4
  • 50 hours cross country as PIC in helicopters. (Does not apply to candidates who has completed the ATP(H)/IR, ATP(H), CPL(H)/IR or CPL(H) integrated course)
  • If not the holder of AS355N typerating you must posess minimum 70 hours PIC on helicopter,  if not completed an ATP(H)/IR, ATP(H), or CPL(H)/IR integrated training course

Pre-entry requirements – Theoretical part:

Students wishing to obtain a IR(H) must pass the theory exams in the following subjects:
• 010 Air law
• 020 Aircraft general knowledge
• 030 Flight performance and planning
• 040 Human performance and limitations
• 050 Meteorology
• 060 Navigation
• 092 IFR Communication

Candidates for the IR(H) who have already passed the CPL(H) examination-13 subjects, get credited for subjects 040 Human performance and limitations and 050 Meteorology. Students who have passed the ATPL(H) IR examinations are credited with the above theory requirements. However, the IR(H) rating must be completed within three years after passing the last ATPL(H) IFR exam.

The Norwegian CAA arranges examinations four times a year. The examinations are spread over a three-day “sitting”. The examinations are multiple-choice papers taken on computers, and candidates must pass all the subjects with a minimum score of 75%. The examinations are in English.

Initial Instrument rating course including type rating training – Flying phase:

• 8 hours type rating AS355N
• 10 hours IR(H) training AS355N
• 40 hours simulator FNPT/II AS355 (inkl. PBN training)
• Operative briefing

 

Instrument rating course credit from third country ( not EASA) IR rating – Flying phase:

• 8 hours type rating AS355N
• 10 hours IR(H) training AS355N
• Operative briefings

+ 5 hours training from SE(H)IR to ME(H)IR training of which 3 hours can conducted in the FNPTII. ( this applies only to holders of single engine helicopter IFR in the third country)

+ PBN training 4 hours sim + briefs/CBT

(Additional training may be required to comply with 55 hours IR experience).

 

Credit for UK license holder from third country ( not EASA) IR rating,– Flying phase:

• 8 hours type rating AS355N
• 5 hours IR(H) training AS355N
• 10 hours simulator FNPT/II AS355
• Operative briefings
+ 5 hours training from SE(H)IR to ME(H)IR training of which 3 hours can conducted in the FNPTII. ( this applies only to holders of single engine helicopter IFR in the third country)

+ PBN training 4 hours sim + briefs/CBT

(Additional training may be required to comply with 55 hours IR experience).

There are separate additional fees for the skill test, CAA and type rating examiner.

 

Course information:

Initial Instrument rating:

  • Duration: 6-8 weeks.
  • We can tailor made the schedule upon mutual agreement and your availability.
  • Price: 440.000, – NOK (include VFR training on AS355N and instrument training)
  • EHC have accommodation on site. Other rates applies.
  • Prices mentioned above, do not include skill test or examiner fees.

 

To sign up, please contact:
Peter Blom (Head of Training) peter@ehc.no / + 47 916 12 276

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