Welcome to the Airbus Helicopters, Inc. Training Center. Our dedicated team of instructors and support staff continuously strive to enhance your training experience with comprehensive and innovative solutions.

The Training Facility

Our training center is located on the west side of the Grand Prairie Municipal Airport in the heart of the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex.

The Training Center

Airbus Helicopters, Inc.'s Training Center offers a wide variety of training programs including pilot, maintenance, and simulators, as well as training at the Customer's location.



Read the story behind our very own instructor pilot, Frank Kanauka's humble beginnings as a pilot and his experience working with Airbus Helicopters LUH Army program.


Travel Info

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Course Catalog

Click below to view a catalog of the current courses provided by the Training Center.


Training Services

Pilot Training Our Pilot Training courses are tailored to the individual needs of our customers, and have been developed by incorporating best practice from Airbus Helicopters' test pilots and operational experience from major fleet operators.
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Simulator Training As safety and operational efficiency are among Airbus Helicopters, Inc.'s top priorities for its customers and operators, the company has made major investments in simulator training devices benefiting from the complete data package that an OEM can provide.

Maintenance Training All of our maintenance courses are designed to provide first-hand shop work experience through on-the-job exercises.
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Off-site Training Pilot ground and flight training, as well as maintenance courses may be conducted at the customer's location upon request.

About our Training Center

Airbus Helicopters, Inc. (formerly American Eurocopter Corporation) is an affiliate of Airbus Helicopters, wholly owned by the Airbus Group, a global aerospace and defense leader. Airbus Helicopters, Inc. manufactures, markets, sells, assembles, supports and provides training solutions for Airbus Helicopters rotary-wing aircraft in the United States. Since beginning operations in 1969, it has become a leading provider of helicopters for U.S. civilian, para-public and military markets.

Through a combination of experience, insight and latest technology, Airbus Helicopters, Inc. Training Center provides the highest level of training to the pilots and maintenance technicians who operate our products.

The training organization has almost 400 years of aviation experience in both military and commercial programs and unmatched levels of experience with the Airbus Helicopters family of helicopters. It is a diverse and highly qualified group that also enjoys full access to Airbus Helicopters' program teams in France and Germany.

This lays the foundation for world class training and, in addition to a large fleet of company-owned training aircraft and training devices, makes Airbus Helicopters, Inc.'s training programs the most comprehensive available.

Airbus Helicopters, Inc.'s Training Center offers a wide variety of training programs for pilot, airframe maintenance, electrical, and avionics training.

Airbus Helicopters, Inc. Training Policies

Please find our general training policies here.


Download our VEMD® app now!

Airbus Helicopters, Inc. has released a new VEMD® app for the AS350 B3 aircraft – an immersive and interactive training aid that transforms any iPad, iPhone or Android mobile device into a realistic Vehicle and Engine Multi-function Display.

Download the AHI Manuals app here!

This is a mobile version of the traditional paper manuals and allows users to bookmark pages, annotate, highlight and search text. Note: These materials are only accessible to students attending classes at Airbus Helicopters, Inc. and require an access code to download.