The British helicopter industry offers a broad spectrum of rewarding careers: From pilots to engineers and ground staff to operations managers.
Our membership includes companies involved in public service, the emergency services as well as off-shore operators and private charter and management companies.
Information on how to qualify, job profiles and our member’s job vacancies and apprenticeship and scholarship opportunities will be posted here on a regular basis:
The basic qualification is the Private Pilot License that entitles the pilot to fly on his or her own or with friends; it does not permit him or her to carry fare-paying passengers. Beyond that, those seeking a career as a pilot must qualify for a Commercial Pilot License that entitles them to undertake public […]Read more
A career as a licensed aircraft engineer offers excellent job security and the opportunity to live and work almost anywhere in the world. There is not yet a formal nationally recognised licensed engineer training scheme but some larger helicopter operating companies may run apprenticeship schemes from time to time. These schemes vary in nature but […]Read more
Bristow Academy’s CFI Rating Scholarship award covers full tuition at Bristow Academy for a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) CFI helicopter rating to any graduate of the Bristow Academy Professional Pilot Program, valued at $8,500. The CFI scholarship includes eight weeks of academic instruction and up to 17.5 flight hours. Interested applicants must currently hold a […]Read more
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