Training academy

Heli Securite Training Academy

Do you have the ambition to be a helicopter pilot? If so contact us and benefit from the experience of our highly qualified instructors.

At HELI SECURITE Academy, we provide theoretical and practical training for certifications such as:

  • Private pilot (PPLH)
  • Commercial pilot (CPLH)
  • Conversion of foreign licence
  • Flight instructor (FI)
  • Robinson safety training course
  • Helicopter type rating and renewal
  • Night flight qualification

Training courses are taught on

Robinson R22/ R44

Airbus Helicopters EC155, H125, AS355, H130, H120

Bell Helicopter Bell 429.

Simulator Training : EC155, Bell Helicopter 429, H125

Main Training Bases : Annecy and Grimaud

Private pilot

To become a private pilot you will need:

  • at least 45h of flight time, without previous experience
  • at least 39h of flight time, if you have at least 60h as a commander
  • to pass a theoretical exam composed of 5 modules (120 multiple choice questions, with 75% correct answers for each module)

Commercial pilot

To become a commercial pilot you will need:

  • to be at least 18 years old
  • to pass the helicopter commercial pilot theoretical exam
  • a valid private pilot licence
  • a valid licence for the type of helicopter used during the course
  • 155h of flight, of which 50h in CDB
  • to pass a flying test of 1h30 to 2h

About one month of training.

Conversion of foreign licence

For a conversion of foreign licence you will need:

  • to collect a minimum of 50h solo
  • conversion of license OACI in 10h + 5 h of VSV, depending on conditions

Flight Instructor

To become a flight instructor you will need:

  • to pass the professional pilot theoretical exam
  • 10h of instruments training
  • 20h of piloting in CDB
  • 250h of helicopter flight including 200h in CDB, if you already have a private pilot licence
  • 250h of helicopter flight including 100h in CDB, for professional pilots

Training courses last 6 weeks.

Robinson Safety Training Course

You will need:

  • a valid helicopter pilot licence
  • to pass the mandatory instructors’ safety course
  • to pass a theoretical and practical exam

This training course is highly recommended for private and professional pilots.

Monthly training courses.


Tailored to professional pilots, we offer the following training courses:

  • External freight transportation
  • aerial photography

Night Flight Qualification

You will need:

  • a valid PPLH, a valid QT for the used helicopter type
  • 100h of flight by the end of the course
  • 60h of CDB on helicopter
  • 20h of piloting

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