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Becker Helicopter Services Pty Ltd has been operating since 1995. Located 100 km North of Brisbane, on Queensland's Sunshine Coast, Australia. Becker Helicopters: Operate an international helicopter training school including Aviation English, Theory, Simulation, Basic Flight , Advanced Flight, Night, Instrument, Night Vision Goggles, Tactical and Instructor training. Provide customised training including training solutions for allied defence forces, para-military and corporate clients, including the Australian Defence Force. Conduct aerial work including sling loads, search and rescue, aerial surveys, aerial photography. Offer a range to tourism and charter services.
Becker Helicopters Pilot Academy is fully approved to provide abinitio, and advanced training to a universal military standard. We have a proven track record as a preferred Southern Hemisphere provider of military helicopter pilot training.
We are the only Helicopter Flight Training company in the Southern Hemisphere delivering a military syllabus through an innovative, efficient, privately owned, civil approved organization.
We currently train 120 + military students per year for a range of international clients and we are able to expand to meet any client’s requirements based on a solid contract. On average, we complete around 10,000 to 15,000 flight training hours per year, with 2,000 of these NVG-specific.
With 20 years experience, 35 Flight instructors, around 18 training helicopters and 4 Flight Simulation Training Devices in our fleet, and an exemplary safety record, we can fully customise an accredited Initial Entry Rotary Wing military pilot training option for you.
Our training courses can cover:
• Aviation English;
• Ground school theory;
• Basic abinitio training;
• Navigation training;
• Full instrument training;
• Night unaided flight training;
• Night vision goggle training;
• Basic lead-in tactical training such as formation and terrain flight operations;
• Instructor training.
Our courses can be done in a combination of single or multi engine helicopters and procedural trainers (simulators).
Additionally, we can provide custom courses in multi-engine conversions, SAR/EMS, external loads including hook and hoist operations, aircrewman training, HUET and survival courses. We are also able to provide a vetting process to assist our clients in selecting appropriate pilot or aircrewman candidates.