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ADVANCED TRAINING ACADEMY COURSES

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ROTORCRAFT EXTERNAL LOAD COMBINATION COURSE

  • 10 Hrs. Ground Academics
  • 15 Hrs. Flight Training

*Course designed for commercial rated pilots with little to no experience in VTR/External Load operations. Course will train pilots to HHI ATA VTR Standards which with successful completion will meet and exceed USFS/DOI VTR flight evaluation standards.

Min. Requirements: 500 Hrs. PIC Helicopters / 50 Hrs. Turbine Helicopters

Course Overview: Click here for Rotorcraft External Load and VTR Long Line Course Overview. 

Duration: 2 Weeks


USFS STANDARDS / UTILITY PILOT VTR COURSE

  • 5 Hrs. Ground Academics
  • 7 - 10 Hrs. Flight Instruction

*Course designed for commercial rated pilots with some previous experience in VTR or Utility operations with a desire to achieve training to the USFS/DOI Standards for being carded to operate under US Government contracts and/or commercial utility operations.

Min. Requirements: 750 Hrs. PIC Helicopters / 100 Hrs. Turbine Helicopters / 10 Hrs. VTR Helicopters

Course Overview: Click here for USFS Standards / Utility VTR Course Overview. 

Duration: 1 Week


HELICOPTER FIREFIGHTING / FORESTRY TACTICS & MOUNTAIN FLYING

  • 10 Hrs. Ground Academics
  • 5 - 7 Hrs. Flight Training

*Course designed for commercial rated pilots with experience in VTR operations and the mountain flying environment but have little to no experience in Helicopter Fire Fighting. Pilots will learn Fire Tactics / behavior and be evaluated to HHI ATA VTR Standards which with successful completion will meet and exceed USFS/DOI VTR flight evaluation standards while getting a refresher in Helicopter Mountain flying techniques.

Min. Requirements: 1500 Hrs. PIC Helicopters / 200 Hrs. Turbine Helicopters / 100 Hrs. Mountain Helicopters / 50 Hrs. VTR Helicopters

Course Overview: Click here for Helicopter Firefighting / Forestry Tactics & Mountain Flying Course Overview. 

Duration: 1 Week


BASIC HELICOPTER MOUNTAIN FLYING TECHNIQUE

  • 5 Hrs. Ground Academics
  • 3 - 5 Hrs. Flight Training

*Course designed for Commercial / Private Rated Pilots with a desire to learn basic mountain helicopter flying techniques.

Min. Requirements: 250 Hrs. PIC Helicopters / Turbine Transition Completed

Course Overview: Click here for Basic Helicopter Mountain Flying Technique Course Overview. 

Duration: 2 - 3 Days


VTR REFRESHER

  • 5 Hrs. Ground Academics
  • 3 - 5 Hrs. Flight Instruction

*Course designed for Commercial Rated Pilots with previous professional experience in VTR operations. Candidates include previously carded fire pilots and utility pilots. Documentation and/or recommendation from current and/or previous employer required. Price includes up to 5 Hrs. Flight Training; however, if student requires additional time to be brought up to HHI ATA’ VTR Standards then additional flight time will be at a cost of $950.00/Flight Hour.

Min. Requirements: Previous experience must be documented. Approval for course is based on previous experience at HHI ATA discretion.

Course Overview: Click here for VTR Refresher Course Overview. 

Duration: 2 - 3 Days


INTRODUCTION TO BASIC VTR

  • 5 Hrs. Ground Academics
  • 3 - 5 Hrs. Flight Instruction

*Course is designed to introduce pilots to the techniques and skills involved with VTR. Course gives students a basic indoctrination and assists companies and agencies to assess whether a pilot will have the aptitude to perform VTR missions with further training.

Min. Requirements: 250 Hrs. PIC Helicopters / 25 Hrs. Turbine Helicopters

Course Overview: Click here for Introduction to Basic VTR Course Overview. 

Duration: 2 - 3 Days


HELICOPTER TURBINE TRANSITION

  • 5 Hrs. Ground Academics
  • 5 Hrs. Flight Training

*Course designed for the rated helicopter pilot who wants to transition into turbine helicopters.

Min. Requirements: Private Pilot Helicopter Rating / 200 Hrs. PIC Helicopters

Course Overview: Click here for Helicopter Turbine Transition Course Overview. 

Duration: 2 - 3 Days


***ALL PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS MUST FILL OUT AN APPLICATION FOR ENROLLMENT. HHI ATA RESERVES THE RIGHT TO APPROVE/DISAPPROVE ENROLLMENT BASED ON EXPERIENCE AND/OR DOCUMENTATION PROVIDED IN THE ENROLLMENT APPLICATION FORM.
 

 

 

 

 

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