● Aviation English
The design and development of an effective aviation English training programme must be driven by the constraints and framework established by the ICAO language provisions, which will define the objectives of the training programme.
To achieve these objectives, Helang Flying Academy provides two types of English training courses: General English and Aviation English.
We can also customize and create syllabi adapted to the customers' expectations, or according to the entry level of students who do not match the minimum course entry prerequisites.
● Private Pilot Licence | PPL(H)
Helang Flying Academy will deliver theoretical knowledge and flight instruction appropriate to the privileges for the Private Pilot Licence for helicopters, PPL (H).
Typically this course includes around 45 Hours of Flight Training with 100 Hours of Theoretical Knowledge training in 7 subjects.
The AIM of the PPL (H) course is to train the student to fly safely and efficiently under visual flight rules.
The privileges of the holder of a PPL (H) are to act without remuneration as PIC or co-pilot of helicopters engaged in non-commercial operations.
● Commercial Pilot Licence | CPL (H)
Helang Flying Academy will deliver theoretical knowledge and flight instruction appropriate to the privileges for the Commercial Pilot Licence for helicopters, CPL (H).
The aim of the CPL (H) integrated course is to train pilots to the level of proficiency necessary for the issue of a CPL(H).
The course shall comprise:
Classroom Instruction and Computer Based Training is organised in three distinct modules. This phase of training typically takes between 20 and 24 weeks including inset time for consolidation, revision and block examinations. Students are required to pass the theoretical knowledge examinations in the following 14 subjects:
1. Air Law
2. Aircraft General Knowledge
4. Aircraft General Knowledge — Instrumentation
5. Mass and Balance
7. Flight Planning and Monitoring
8. Human Performance
10. General Navigation
11. Radio Navigation
12. Operational Procedures
13. Principles of Flight
14. Visual Flight Rules (VFR) Communications.
Typically the Flight Training will involve a minimum of 135 hours of instruction in the EC120 Single Turbine Engine helicopter, subject to the previous experience of the student and the strategic goals agreed with the customer.
The privileges of the holder of a CPL are to:
- exercise all the privileges of the holder of an LAPL and a PPL;
- subject to certain conditions, act as PIC or co-pilot of any aircraft engaged in commercial or non-commercial air transport operations
● Instrument Rating | IR (H) / Adv SEIR (H)
The aim of the IR (H) modular flying training course is to train pilots to the level of proficiency necessary to operate helicopters under IFR and in simulated IMC.
The course shall comprise:
(a) theoretical knowledge instruction to the IR knowledge level;
(b) instrument flight instruction.
The course consists of two modules, which may be taken separately or combined. Subject to the experience requirements of the student and the strategic goals agreed with the customer the student may undertake:
(a) Basic Instrument Flight Module
This typically comprises 10 hours of instrument time under instruction, of which up to 5 hours can be instrument ground time in a flight simulator.
(b) Procedural Instrument Flight Module
This comprises the remainder of the training syllabus for the IR(A), which typically includes 40 hours single-engine or 45 hours multi-engine instrument time under instruction including both aircraft and flight simulator training, and the theoretical knowledge course for the IR(A).
A single block of Classroom Instruction and Computer Based Training is delivered over a period of usually between 6 to 8 weeks, including inset time for consolidation, revsion and final examination. Upon completion of their theoretical knowledge training, the students must pass a theoretical knowledge examination in the following 7 subjects, before moving on to the flying phase:
- Air Law,
- Aircraft General Knowledge — Instrumentation,
- Flight Performance and Monitoring,
- Human Performance,
- Radio Navigation,
- IFR Communications
(a) The privileges of a holder of an IR are to fly aircraft under Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) with a minimum decision height of 200 feet.
(b) In the case of a multi-engine IR, these privileges may be extended to decision heights lower than 200 feet when the applicant has undergone specific training and a skill test.
● Qualified Military Pilot | QMP (H)
The aim of the helicopter QMP CPL/IR/FI course is to train military to the level of proficiency necessary to enable them to operate safely the EC 120 Helicopter and pass the theoretical knowledge examination and Skill Test required to issue CPL (H) / IR (H) / FI (H) / ATPL (H)
● Flight Instructor | FI (H) | QHI
This course is for experienced pilots who wish to become Flight Instructors. Subject to meeting the experience requirements for the course, applicants for the FI certificate shall have passed a specific pre-entry flight test with a suitably qualified FIC instructor within the 6 months preceding the start of the course, to assess their ability to undertake the course. This pre-entry flight test shall be based on the proficiency check for class and type ratings.
The FI training course shall normally include:
i. 25 hours of teaching and learning;
ii. at least 100 hours of theoretical knowledge instruction, including progress tests;
iii. at least 30 hours of flight instruction, of which 25 hours shall be dual flight instruction, of which 5 hours may be conducted in a flight simulator.
Privileges and conditions
The privileges of an FI are to conduct flight instruction for the issue, revalidation or renewal of various licenses, qualifications, class and type ratings. The basic privileges include giving instruction for:
- PPL and LAPL (Helicopters);
- class and type ratings for single-pilot, single-engine aircraft, except for single-pilot high performance complex aeroplanes
Additional privileges of the Flight Instructor will depend on their experience and passing an assessment of competence as required by the regulations.
● Type Rating | EC120 TR
The aim of the single-engine helicopter type rating course is to train pilots holding a licence to the level of proficiency necessary to enable them to operate safely the EC120 Helicopter and to pass the theoretical knowledge examination and Skill Test. This course is for already qualified helicopter pilots holding PPL, CPL or ATPL.
● Multi Crew Cooperation | MCC
The aim of the course is to make the pilot become proficient in multi-crew co-operation (MCC) in order to operate safely multi-pilot multi-engine airplanes under IFR
● Crew Resource Management | CRM
Crew Resource Management is a set of training procedures for use in environments where human error can have devastating effects. Used primarily for improving air safety, CRM focuses on interpersonal communication, leadership, and decision making in the cockpit.
● Safety Management Systems | SMS
A Safety Management System (SMS) provides a systematic way to identify hazards and control risks while maintaining assurance that these risk controls are effective.
SMS can be defined as:
...a businesslike approach to safety. It is a systematic, explicit and comprehensive process for managing safety risks. As with all management systems, a safety management system provides for goal setting, planning, and measuring performance. A safety management system is woven into the fabric of an organization. It becomes part of the culture, the way people do their jobs.
For the purposes of defining safety management, safety can be defined as:
● Search and Rescue | SAR
Thr Helicopter Basic Rescue Course syllabus is specifically suited for helicopter aircrew rescue specialists and pilots who wish to begin performing basic SAR helicopter hoist or short-haul rescue missions safely and effectively.
The Advanced Helicopter SAR syllabus is performance oriented training conducted for high risk environments.
It covers all aspects of the Basic Rescue Course but additionally incorporates the advanced skills and concepts to operate in challenging maritime, mountain, cliff, high-rise and/or flood/swift-water operating environments.
● Night Vision Goggles | NVG
Helicopter Pilots will acquire a technical know-how using a method and specified mechanisms adapted to night vision goggles flights.
NVG training for an individual Pilot will consider his NVIS experience by focusing on developing some specialized skills required to operate an helicopter during NVIS operation in a particular operational environment
● Hoist Operator | HHO
This course offers a wide range of topics covering all essential aspects and skills involved in helicopter Hoisting operation in confined or remote access locations.
● Rescue Swimmer | HRS
The 'Rescue Swimmer' training course is custom designed to take various levels of prequalified students from a basic swimmer ability to an effective tool in performing helicopter open water / ocean rescue missions.
Our syllabus covers everything from understanding sea state, currents, weather impact on surf and sea motion, dealing with survivors or sea bound victims and their psychological conditions, escapes and releases, survivor approaches and tows, water extrication, parachute disentanglement, sea survival.
● Human Factors | HF
The study of human factors is about understanding human behavior and performance. When applied to aviation operations, human factors knowledge is used to optimize the fit between people and the systems in which they work in order to improve safety and performance.
Gain a comprehensive overview of the effect and management of human factors in aviation with this foundation course.