Aircraft Qualification Course

The Aircraft Qualification Course (AQC) provides the training for an experienced pilot to transition to a new helicopter. Our highly-experienced instructors provide the knowledge and skills needed to successfully master flying a new aircraft. The training consists both academic ground instruction and flying instruction.

The academic instruction includes:

  • Introduction
  • Structure
  • Rotor Systems
  • Electrical System and Avionics
  • Hydraulic Systems
  • Fuel System
  • Flight Controls
  • Engine and Transmission
  • Performance Planning
  • Normal Procedures
  • Emergency Procedures

Flight Training instruction includes:

  • Normal Operations
  • Slopes and Pinnacles
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Autorotations
  • Hydraulics Off
  • Tail Rotor Failure

Aircraft Qualification Courses:

  • Bell 206BIII/TH-67 Jet Ranger
  • Airbus AS-350 A-Star
  • MD-530F
  • Bell UH-1H Huey