Career Possibilities

Career Possibilities

Many may wonder what you can do as a commercial helicopter pilot after the completion of the courses we offer. There are plenty of possibilities that can take you all over the world. 

First of all, just because you take your helicopter flight crew license in Sweden your are not going to be limited to work in Sweden. The issued license is according to JAA/EASA regulations which allow you to work as a helicopter pilot in half the world. A good reason to take a JAA/EASA certificate is the high standard requirements. That means if you need to convert the license to any other authorities regulations, like the FAA (USA) it is only administrative work and a validation of your current flight crew license. In other words, your flight crew licenses open up the whole world!

But what do you actually do working as a helicopter pilot? Asking anyone on the street they will most likely mention the operations performed by the Police, Military or Medical transportations. But is is much more than that. There is a lot of other operations you can perform with a helicopter. A few examples are:

  • Power line inspections
  • Sling operations (External load)
  • Passanger transportation / Sight seeing
  • Aerial photo/filming
  • Surveillance
  • Fire fighting