Carrying out helicopter Search and Rescue operations in combat
situations requires specialist training to prepare pilots and rear
crewmen for the highly fluid and stressful nature of such
Our qualified pilot and rear crewmen Instructors typically have
Special Forces backgrounds and over 5,000 flying hours' experience,
including 3,000 hours instructing and up to 600 hours on Night
For over 20 years we have provided rescue training techniques to
the UK Ministry of Defence - techniques used by a range of Air
Forces in recent conflicts around the world.
Military Operators worldwide can benefit from Cobham Helicopter
Academy's unrivalled experience through a range of Combat Search
and Rescue training for pilots and rear crewmen, which includes
medical evacuations, configuration of rescue equipment,
self-protection during rescue, airdrop of equipment and personnel
and recovery training.