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AdvancedFlight Training

Training, checks and testing for experienced pilots, instructors and employers.

 

Available options

  • Multi Engine Turbine: Airbus AS355, EC135/H135, EC145/H145/BK117 - Leonardo AW109

    Pre Requisites

  • Licence: ATPL, Commercial or Private Helicopter Pilot Licence

    Theory Component

  • Ground School: briefings covering the aircraft specific systems (Specialist Helicopters flight reference book and flight manual provided).
  • Exams: aircraft flight manual exam (in-house); aircraft maintenance exam (in-house)

    Flight Component

  • Minimum training: competency based (no minimum stipulated under Part 61); approx 5 hours.
  • Flight test: min 1.5 hours.

  • Available options

  • Single Engine Piston: Bell 47/KH4 - Hughes 300 - Robinson R22, R44
  • Single Engine Turbine: Airbus H120/EC120, H125/AS350, H130/EC130 - Bell 206, 407 - Hughes 500 - Robinson R66

    Pre Requisites

  • Licence: ATPL, Commercial or Private Helicopter Pilot Licence

    Theory Component

  • Ground School: briefings covering the aircraft specific systems (Specialist Helicopters flight reference book and flight manual provided).
  • Exams: aircraft flight manual exam (in-house); aircraft maintenance exam (in-house)

    Flight Component

  • Minimum training: competency based (no minimum stipulated under Part 61); approx 3 hours.
  • Flight test: min 1.5 hours (applied to initial class rating only); additional aircraft require flight review only (incorporated in training hours).

  • Pre Requisites

  • Licence: ATPL, Commercial or Private Helicopter Pilot Licence

    Theory Component

  • Ground school: covering Night VFR specific Air Law; Navigational Aids; Night VFR Instrumentation; Night VFR Procedures
  • Exams: 1 x Night VFR Theory Exam (in-house)
  • Pass mark: 100%

    Flight Component

  • Minimum training: 10 hours, including dual flight time, split into general night flying and navigation exercises.
  • Flight test: 2.5 hours minimum

  • A low level rating is pre-requisite for mustering, aerial application, winching and/or sling endorsements. It is also required for commercial Pilots operating with a CAR 157 dispensation to conduct specific low-level operations such as aerial photography, survey, culling, etc.

    Pre Requisites

  • Licence: ATPL, Commercial or Private Helicopter Pilot Licence

    Theory Component

  • Ground school: covering low level operations; CASA rules and regulations; Hazards of low level flight; Plan low level operations; Manoeuvre helicopter at low level; Emergencies
  • Exams: 1 x Low-Level Operations; 1 x Low Level Rules & Regulations
  • Pass mark: 100%

    Flight Component

  • Minimum training: 5 hours dual flight
  • Flight test: 1.5 hours

  • Helicopter Options

  • Airbus H125/AS350, H145/EC145/BK117, Bell 206 - Hughes 500 - Robinson R44

    Pre Requisites

  • Licence: ATPL, Commercial or Private Helicopter Pilot Licence

    Theory Component

  • Ground school: covering helicopter sling operations; CASA rules and regulations; Aircraft specific limitations; Flight procedures and techniques; Ground-crew preparation and operation; Load preparation; Special equipment; Dangers; Emergencies
  • Exams: 1 x Aircraft Flight Manual Sling Specific exam (in-house); Sling Methods Rules & Regulations exam (in-house)

    Flight Component

  • Minimum training: 2 hours - competency based (no minimum stipulated under Part 61).
  • Flight test: 1.5 hours

  • Helicopter Options

  • Bell 47 - Hughes 300, 500 - Robinson R22, R44

    Pre Requisites

  • Licence: ATPL, Commercial or Private Helicopter Pilot Licence

    Theory Component

  • Ground school: covering fixed float helicopter operations; CASA rules and regulations; Nautical rules and regulations; Rotor engagement/disengagement on water; Taking off and landing on the water; Water taxing; Hovering over water; Emergencies
  • Exams: 1 x Aircraft Flight Manual Fixed Float exam (in-house); 1 x Nautical Rules & Regulations exam (in-house)

    Flight Component

  • Minimum training: 1.5 hours provided student already holds a helicopter type endorsement for the aircraft being utilised for the endorsement
  • Flight test: n/a - incorporated in training hours.

  • Helicopter Options

  • Airbus H125/AS350, H135/EC135, H145/EC145/BK117

    Pre Requisites

  • Licence: ATPL, Commercial or Private Helicopter Pilot Licence

    Theory Component

  • Ground school: covering helicopter winching operations; CASA rules and regulations; Aircraft specific limitations; Flight procedures and techniques; Groundcrew preparation and operation; Plan roping/winch operations; Operate the helicopter during roping/winch operations; Manage abnormal and emergency situations during roping operations; Conduct post-flight briefings for roping operations
  • Exams: 1 x Aircraft Flight Manual winch specific exam (in-house); 1 x Winch Methods, Rules & Regulations exam (in-house)

    Flight Component

  • Minimum training: 2 hours - competency based (no minimum stipulated under Part 61).
  • Flight test: 1.5 hours
  • In-depth analysis of pilot/instructor skills, for those seeking to do more than pass the minimum standards.

    Pre Requisites

  • Licence: ATPL, Commercial or Private Helicopter Pilot Licence

    Theory Component

  • Ground school:

    Flight Component

  • Minimum training: N/A - an advanced training plan is provided after assessment
  • Flight test: 2.0 hours minimum.
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    InstructorFlight Training

    Training Endorsements for new and experienced instructors.

     

    Pre Requisites

  • Licence: ATPL or Commercial Helicopter Pilot Licence; Instructor Rating
  • Flight experience: min 250 hours (min 100 hours helicopter PIC)
  • Flight knowledge: adequate knowledge of all seven CPL-H theory exam subjects; CASA PIRC exam completion; 'Principles & Methods of Instructing' course completion OR Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.

    Theory Component

  • Ground school: 150 hours covering flight training sequences.
  • Exams: In-house assessments only
  • Pass mark: n/a - competency based

    Flight Component

  • Minimum training: 35 hours, including all dual flight time, split into general flying and navigation
  • Flight test: 1.5 hours minimum

  • Pre Requisites

  • Licence: ATPL or Commercial Helicopter Pilot Licence; ; Instructor Rating; Grade 3 Training Endorsement.
  • Flight experience: min 200 instructional hours conducting initial flight training while holding Grade 3 Training Endorsement
  • Flight knowledge: adequate knowledge of the conduct of a Flight Review

    Theory Component

  • Ground school: 30 hours covering flight training sequences.
  • Exams: In-house assessments only
  • Pass mark: n/a - competency based

    Flight Component

  • Minimum training: 5 hours, including all dual flight time.
  • Flight test: 1.5 hours minimum

  • Pre Requisites

  • Licence: ATPL or Commercial Helicopter Pilot Licence; ; Instructor Rating; Grade 2 Training Endorsement.
  • Flight experience: min 500 instructional hours conducting initial flight training
  • Flight knowledge: adequate knowledge of the conduct of a Flight Review

    Theory Component

  • Ground school: 30 hours covering flight training sequences.
  • Exams: In-house assessments only
  • Pass mark: n/a - competency based

    Flight Component

  • Minimum training: 10 hours, including all dual flight time.
  • Flight test: 1.5 hours minimum

  • Pre Requisites

  • Licence: ATPL or Commercial Helicopter Pilot Licence; Instructor Rating; Type Rating of specific helicopter.
  • Flight experience: min 50 hours on specific helicopter type

    Theory Component

  • Ground school: 20 hours covering flight training sequences.
  • Exams: In-house assessments only
  • Pass mark: n/a - competency based

    Flight Component

  • Minimum training: 7.5 hours, including all dual flight time.
  • Flight test: 1.5 hours minimum

  • Pre Requisites

  • Licence: ATPL or Commercial Helicopter Pilot Licence; Instructor Rating; SEH Class Rating.
  • Flight experience: n/a

    Theory Component

  • Ground school: 70 hours.
  • Exams: In-house assessments only
  • Pass mark: n/a - competency based

    Flight Component

  • Minimum training: 15 hours, including all dual flight time.
  • Flight test: 1.5 hours minimum

  • Pre Requisites

  • Licence: ATPL, Commercial or Private Helicopter Pilot Licence; Instructor Rating; Flight Activity Endorsement per that requested for instruction.
  • Flight experience: n/a

    Theory Component

  • Ground school: 20 hours covering flight training sequences.
  • Exams: In-house assessments only
  • Pass mark: n/a - competency based

    Flight Component

  • Minimum training: 3 hours, including all dual flight time.
  • Flight test: n/a - assessed throughout training

  • Pre Requisites

  • Licence: ATPL or Commercial Helicopter Pilot Licence; Instructor Rating; Design Feature endorsement per that requested for instruction.
  • Flight experience: n/a

    Theory Component

  • Ground school: 13 hours.
  • Exams: In-house assessments only
  • Pass mark: n/a - competency based

    Flight Component

  • Minimum training: 3 hours, including all dual flight time.
  • Flight test: 1.5 hours minimum

  • Pre Requisites

  • Licence: ATPL or Commercial Helicopter Pilot Licence; Instructor Rating; Night VFR Rating.
  • Flight experience: n/a

    Theory Component

  • Ground school: 60 hours.
  • Exams: In-house assessments only
  • Pass mark: n/a - competency based

    Flight Component

  • Minimum training: 20 hours, including all dual flight time.
  • Flight test: 2.5 hours minimum

  • Pre Requisites

  • Licence: ATPL or Commercial Helicopter Pilot Licence; Instructor Rating; Low Level Rating.
  • Flight experience: n/a

    Theory Component

  • Ground school: 20 hours.
  • Exams: In-house assessments only
  • Pass mark: n/a - competency based

    Flight Component

  • Minimum training: 6.5 hours, including all dual flight time.
  • Flight test: 1.5 hours minimum

  • Pre Requisites

  • Licence: ATPL or Commercial Helicopter Pilot Licence; Instructor Rating.
  • Flight experience: n/a

    Theory Component

  • Ground school: 50 hours.
  • Exams: In-house assessments only
  • Pass mark: n/a - competency based

    Flight Component

  • Minimum training: 5 hours, including all dual flight time.
  • Flight test: 1.5 hours minimum

  • Pre Requisites

  • Licence: ATPL or Commercial Helicopter Pilot Licence; Instructor Rating; Sling endorsement.
  • Flight experience: n/a

    Theory Component

  • Ground school: 15 hours.
  • Exams: In-house assessments only
  • Pass mark: n/a - competency based

    Flight Component

  • Minimum training: 3 hours, including all dual flight time.
  • Flight test: 1.5 hours minimum

  • Pre Requisites

  • Licence: ATPL or Commercial Helicopter Pilot Licence; Instructor Rating; Winch & Rappelling Endorsement.
  • Flight experience: n/a

    Theory Component

  • Ground school: 17 hours.
  • Exams: In-house assessments only
  • Pass mark: n/a - competency based

    Flight Component

  • Minimum training: 7.5 hours, including all dual flight time.
  • Flight test: 1.5 hours minimum

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