Norwegian Competence Centre Helicopter AS (NCCH) has successfully achieved EASA Level D re-qualification for their H145 Full Flight Simulator (FFS) in Stavanger, Norway.

NCCH has been operating the FFS – manufactured by Reiser Simulation and Training GmbH, Berg, Germany – at their Stavanger premises since 2018. It comprises of a full NVIS compatible replicated H145 helicopter cockpit and simulated Helionix avionics suite, switchable between Step 2 and 3 during operation. The FFS is used for all kinds of helicopter pilot and crew training. It includes Reiser’s mixed-reality 3rd Crew Member Station for Medical Crew Member training of Search and Rescue and Multi Crew Cooperation missions as well as assisting take-off and landing maneuvers in confined areas.

The FFS has been qualified by Luftfartstilsynet (Civil Aviation Authority of Norway) in accordance with the CS-FSTD(H) EASA FFS Level D.

Dr. Michael Mayrhofer, NCCH CEO commented the successful qualification: “Our H145 FFS D achieved re-qualification without any findings. I am proud of my team for their outstanding operation and achieving this milestone. NCCH is fully committed to provide cutting-edge helicopter pilot and crew training to the Norwegian Air Ambulance as well as to operators from all over the world.”