Training specialisation: maintenance on customer request
Type training, Part-66, EASA-approved
Type training, non-EASA-approved
General familiarisation, on customer request
Training tailored to your needs
Training specialisation: maintenance on customer request
Type training, Part-66, EASA-approved
Type training, Part-66, EASA-approved

We are an EASA Part-147-approved training organisation for helicopter types EC135, EC145, BK 117 (models A/B/C1) and BO 105 and engines LTS101-750, RR250-C20B and PW206B. We offer courses for the categories B1 mechanical systems and B2 avionic systems. Our courses are run by experienced instructors. What sets us apart? We put great value on practical relevance, with each of our instructors holding extensive experience and history working on the helicopters or engines themselves.

Type training, non-EASA-approved
Type training, non-EASA-approved

We are an EASA Part-147-approved training organisation for helicopter types EC135, EC145, BK 117 (models A/B/C1) and BO 105 and engines LTS101-750, RR250-C20B and PW206B. We offer courses for the categories B1 mechanical systems and B2 avionic systems. If you do not require an EASA Part-147 certificate, we can shorten and adjust the courses.  We are happy to advise you personally on this.

General familiarisation, on customer request
General familiarisation, on customer request

We offer one-week courses for general familiarisation with the helicopter types H145, EC145, H135 and BK 117 (models A/B/C1). Please enquire about this and let us make you an individual offer.

Training tailored to your needs
Training tailored to your needs

Do you need a training offer tailored to your individual needs?  Do you only need a briefing, for instance, or would you like to deepen your knowledge in a special avionics system? Let us advise you and create an individual offer.

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Techniker kontrolliert Hubschrauberteile
The DRF Luftrettung has its own EASA Part-147 training organisation, which has type ratings, helicopter courses and individual training courses in its portfolio. (Source: DRF Luftrettung)
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Rot-weiße Hubschrauber in der Werft
Both helicopters and ambulance aircraft of the DRF Luftrettung are repaired at the Operation Centre. (Source: DRF Luftrettung)
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Werfthalle der DRF Luftrettung
Our courses and trainings mainly take place at the Operation Centre of the DRF Luftrettung at Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden Airport. (Source: DRF Luftrettung)
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Techniker schraubt an Hubschrauberteilen
Our teaching staff are happy to pass on their know-how and extensive experience to you. (Source: DRF Luftrettung)

Top priority on safety 

With over 40,000 missions each year, over 47 years’ flying experience and a fleet of over 50 helicopters, DRF Luftrettung is one of Europe’s largest and most-experienced air rescue organisations. Its in-house technical facility in its Operation Center at the Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden airport keeps DRF Luftrettung’s aircraft maintained for their missions, ensures their airworthiness and drives innovation in development operations.  

Highly professional training and professional development 

Our in-house EASA Part-147 training organisation is the centrepiece of our technical training. It offers a portfolio of type ratings, helicopter courses and individual learning programmes. It not only trains our own technicians, but also has a wide range of services on offer for external customers. We are happy to prepare you a tailor-made offer that considers your special desires.  

Over 20 years’ experience – direct practical relevance 

DRF Luftrettung uses its own teaching staff who have worked in its EASA Part-145 maintenance organisation for over 20 years. Consequently, our instructors possess extensive knowledge about each helicopter type and engine. Our training takes place directly at our Operation Center, which means that you can benefit from outstanding practical relevance.

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