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Coptersafety is pleased to announce the addition of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approved H145 Initial, Airline Transport Pilot (ATP), and Recurrent training programs to our FAA Part 142 Training Center certification.

“Coptersafety has been providing H145 training since 2017 in our Level-D flight simulators and first-class training center. We are pleased to announce that we are continuing to expand our FAA approved training programs to include H145 Initial, Airline Transport Pilot (ATP), and Recurrent training offerings,” says Matt Presnal, Chief Theoretical Knowledge Instructor.

Coptersafety is an independent helicopter pilot training provider for commercial, government, and private organizations. Our mission is to improve safety in the rotor-wing industry. Coptersafety is continuously working to improve and standardize training, while fulfilling demands and exceeding expectations of our customers. 

Two years ago, Coptersafety initially received their FAA approval as a Part-142 Training Center, making them the first independent international helicopter simulator Part 142 Training Center in Northern Europe. And a year ago Coptersafety’s H145 D-2 full flight simulator became the first to be qualified to Level D by the FAA outside the United States, as well as the first H145 simulator qualified for NVG training tasks outside the United States.

Coptersafety’s H145 Level-D full flight simulator is currently equipped with Helionix Step 2 avionics. It offers immersive and realistic training features such as cockpit vibration, smoke generation, 3D clouds, night, and NVIS/NVG visual scenes. Scenarios can be taken from known geographical locations and landing sites by creating scenes in a wide variety of gaming areas and fields of operation. Different visual environments in known geographic locations and landing sites can be customized by our in-house visual model team based on customer requests.

Pilots and crews can now book to train in our FAA qualified Level-D H145 full flight simulator for all their training, testing, and checking, as well as NVG training tasks, among others. In addition to our FAA approved training programs, Coptersafety also offers H145 Initial and Recurrent NVG training, and H145 Maintenance Check Flight training. 

Coptersafety provides simulator training for helicopter pilots around the world. Coptersafety’s Training Center is easily accessible from North America, Asia, and the Middle East with its convenient location only four minutes from Helsinki International Airport in Finland. Coptersafety is a FAA, EASA, GACA, CAAT, and UK Training Center / Approved Training Organization (ATO), among others.


Hannu Marjoniemi, Commercial Director, Coptersafety Ltd.

About Coptersafety

Coptersafety is an independent helicopter pilot training provider for commercial, government and private organizations. The company provides simulator training for helicopter pilots around the world at its training facility next to Helsinki Airport. Coptersafety has taken the initiative to genuinely improve pilot training to ensure the safety performance of the operators.