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World Class Bell Helicopter Training Academy

The state-of-the-art Bell Helicopter Training Academy occupies 100,000 square feet of classroom, lab and hangar space in Fort Worth, Texas. Maintenance and pilot instructors also offer on-location training at customer sites, reducing customer travel costs and providing customized training for specific environments.

Our customers represent more than 135 countries and every type of helicopter operation. Bell Helicopter’s training instructors are held to the high standards of excellence and a genuine interest in the safety and success of those they teach. Bell Helicopter is committed to maintaining the same quality standard in our training programs as we have for building our aircraft.

Training Programs

  • Pilot ground training and advanced with flight training devices.
  • Pilot flight training using Bell-owned and customer aircraft.
  • Mechanical, electrical and avionics training in a environmentally controlled shop area. Includes training on production representative helicopters; operational cutaway mockups; a composite repair room and a separate component overhaul room. Over half of the training is hands-on skill enhancing and performance focused instruction.
  • Heliprops - Professional Pilot Safety Program addressing human factors.
  • Offsite training anywhere in the world using customer's aircraft.
  • Night vision goggle training for civil operators, the first FAA FAR Part 141 certified courses in the world. The courses are available in Fort Worth, Texas or offsite at a customer-specified location and include classroom instruction and flight time.
  • Multilingual courses available.

Additional training is available at Flight Safety International, offering Bell Intermediate and Medium helicopter instruction using six-degree-of-motion flight simulators and stationary cockpit procedure trainers that enhance pilot training under a variety of normal, abnormal and emergency conditions. 

Bell Helicopter Training Academy Achievements

  • Flight instruction hours combined equal more than 375 years.
  • Total flight hours exceed 230,000.
  • Combined experience of technical instructors is more than 250 years.
  • HAI Outstanding Flight Instructor awards.
  • HAI Safety and Communications awards.
  • First FAA-approved night vision goggle course in the world.
  • The Bell Helicopter Training Academy is an affiliate of the Whirly Girls Association

 

Addresses
Street Address          Mailing Address
Bell Training Academy
13901 Aviator Way
Fort Worth, TX 76177
         Bell Training Academy
Mail Stop 8A-61
P.O. Box 482
Fort Worth, Texas 76101

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