France – DCI opens a new helicopter training centre

France – DCI opens a new helicopter training centre

23-Feb-2015 Source: DCI

[electronic translation] DCI announces the opening of a brand new helicopter training International Centre (ITC-H) recorded in Dax located in the Drivers French Military Training Schools (Dax and Luc-en-Provence). The ITC-H curriculum are taught in English or French and in partnership with Light Aviation Army (ALT) and HeliDax.

This new training center meets the high demand of friendly countries in the pilot training, the initial stage in the conduct of operational missions. The training takes place on 36 EC120 for HeliDax with innovative equipment of type “Glass Cockpit” or, where applicable, on military aircraft. DCI supports its students trainees as part of their training in France with personalized support: accommodation, food and transport.

“I am pleased with the creation of this new center confirms the proximity of DCI with Light Aviation Army,” said General Patrick Tanguy, Director of DCI-COFRAS. “DCI has recognized expertise in the helicopters field with our friends, whether in flight training or maintenance. We are convinced of the success of the training school for foreign pilots. » 

About DCI

Created in 1972, DCI is a medium-sized enterprise (ETI) services, which the state is shareholder. Culturally close to the Ministry of Defense, DCI’s mission is the transfer of know-how for the benefit of the French armies of friendly countries of France and in particular:

  • advice and assistance throughout the whole life cycle of armament programs,
  • training engineering in the academic, operational and technical

DCI and its subsidiaries last position for ten years as a partner of the French armed forces in the context of services contracts and seek to open their activities to the countries of the European Union.

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