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EASA certifies BTA Valencia

11th January 2017 - 09:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


Bell Helicopter and TRU Simulation + Training announced on 9 January that the Bell Helicopter Training Academy (BTA) in Valencia, Spain, has received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certification.

The certification covers the centre's Level D Bell 429 Full Flight Simulator (FFS).

The academy is designed to serve pilot helicopter training requirements, beginning with the Bell 429.

Along with the option for wet and dry lease contracts to Bell Helicopter’s global customer base, BTA Valencia offers EASA initial type rating and recurrent courses, regular factory initial and refresher training. 

BTA Valencia recently completed Level D certification for the Bell 429 FFS as well as the Bell 429 initial type-rating course certification that anchors the training center as a satellite of the Bell Helicopter Training Academy’s EASA Authorized Training Organization certificate. 

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