HUTC awarded contract by Spanish Civil Guard

The Spanish Civil Guard has awarded Héli-Union Training Center (HUTC) a 24-month contract to train 30 pilots.

Héli-Union Training Center will be training 30 pilots from the Spanish Civil Guard to fly the Airbus AS365 Dauphin helicopter. Héli-Union Photo
Héli-Union Training Center will be training 30 pilots from the Spanish Civil Guard to fly the Airbus AS365 Dauphin helicopter. Héli-Union Photo
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The contract requires training with a full-flight simulator (FFS) corresponding to the aircraft type Dauphin AS365 N3. HUTC provides the utilization of its FFS which is located in Angouleme Airport along with its highly qualified instructors based on the training needs.

The pilots will be trained at HUTC facilities in Angouleme, France. The trainings required by the contract include emergency procedures exercise, instrument flight rules (IFR) navigation, harsh condition flights, and many others.

“We are very honored to be given this opportunity to train 30 pilots from the Spanish Civil Guard,” said Hervé Maugis, director of HUTC. “Here at the HUTC, we are aiming to provide the best service through our qualified instructor, top of the range training courses, and all the required means (simulators, fleet, etc.) to ensure all our pupils are successfully qualified and well trained after finishing their courses.

Héli-Union Training Center is home of the only Dauphin AS365 N3 full-flight simulator in Europe. Héli-Union Photo
Héli-Union Training Center is home of the only Dauphin AS365 N3 full-flight simulator in Europe. Héli-Union Photo
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“We also support our customers by enabling them to create operational scenarios, and we are very attentive to offer the flexibility they need to re-schedule their training slots.”

Certified by the DGAC and EASA, HUTC is home of the only Dauphin AS365 N3 FFS in Europe. Today, the same type of simulator can only be found in France and in Singapore.

The simulator allows its users to perform several types of training, ranging from ab initio and recurrent training to specific programs covering failure procedures, IFR, offshore and rescue operations, night flight (night vision goggles), flights over mountainous regions and low altitude navigation.

HUTC is currently proposing one of the best offers for PBN training in Europe thanks to its brand-new Flight Training Device (FTD) 2 equipped with two Garmin GTN750s.

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