EASA Air Operations for Helicopters

Locations & Dates
JAA TO Schiphol-Rijk Netherlands
29 - 31 October 2024 Available
JAA TO Virtual
21 - 23 August 2024 Available
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€ 1660.00


Helicopter operations in the EU & EFTA States are governed by EU Regulations. Competent Authorities involved in the certification and oversight of Helicopter Operators and associated Flight Crew/Cabin Crew/Technical Crew are required to undertake familiarisation training pertaining to this regulation. In addition, Commercial and Non-Commercial Operators across the helicopter air operations domain must demonstrate compliance with the relevant requirements mandated therein. This course introduces the structure and basic principles of the Basic Regulation (2018/1139) in addition to the structure and contents of the Air Operations Regulation (EU) 965/2012 as applicable to Helicopter Operators.

Course Content

  • Introduction to ICAO, EASA and the Basic Regulation 2018/1139
  • Air Operations Cover Regulation 965/2012
  • Annex I - Definitions (including abbreviations & acronyms)
  • Annex II – Authority Requirements (ARO)
  • Annex III – Organisation Requirements (ORO)
  • Annex IV – Commercial Air Transport (CAT)
  • Annex V – Specific Approvals (SPA)
  • Annex VI – Non-commercial Complex (NCC)
  • Annex VII – Non-commercial Other-than Complex (NCO)
  • Annex VIII – Specialised Operations (SPO)

Learning Objectives

The aim of this course is to provide the attendee with the necessary knowledge and skills to effectively navigate and understand the Air Operations Regulation (EU) 965/2012 specific to Helicopter Operations. In addition, familiarisation of the Executive Director Decisions from EASA (Acceptable Means of Compliance and Guidance Material) will also be explored at length.

Upon completion of the training course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the EU requirements for competent authorities, commercial and non-commercial helicopter operations.
  • Understand the structure of EU aviation regulations, and detailed content of Regulation (EU) 965/2012 (with amendments and relevant AMC & GM).
  • Focus on an understanding of the ORO.GEN.200 requirements.

Who should take this course

Appropriate personnel from helicopter operators and National Aviation Authorities (e.g. accountable managers; nominated persons and their deputies; senior pilots; compliance monitoring and flight safety personnel; flight operations inspectors; and regulatory policy staff).


An interest in gathering and understanding regulatory requirements for helicopter operations in the EU.

Participants are kindly requested to bring a laptop to the course to access course material which will only be provided in electronic format.


3 days, starting at 09.00 on all 3 days and finishing at 15:00 on the third day to allow for testing when available.

Locations & Dates
JAA TO Schiphol-Rijk Netherlands
29 - 31 October 2024 Available
JAA TO Virtual
21 - 23 August 2024 Available
€ 1660.00