Heli protection Europe

Flight training, operations and continuing airworthiness with any kind of aircraft

Heli Protection Europe (HPE), based in Italy, is a company specialized in airworthiness management, training and operations with helicopters, aircraft and remotely piloted aircraft systems (drones).

Created in 2009 by leading European companies in the aeronautical sector, today it is a constantly expanding reality thanks to a young and motivated team.

The HPE organization has been ISO 9001:2015 certified since 2016 for the design and offering of aeronautical training courses.

HPE’s Training Center, located in a fully renovated 1930s hangar at G. Ciuffelli Airport (LIQN) in Rieti, is an innovative center of excellence for in-flight training based on the integrated use of simulators and aircraft.

Certified EASA since 2015, our organization is equipped with large and spacious classrooms, 2 helicopters, 1 aircraft and 3 flight simulators.

Theoretical training is conducted by our instructors with interactive and state-of-the-art tools to facilitate the learning of the learner.

HPE simulator training programs provide EASA training credits, as well as increased verified experience, to be annotated on “Flight Log Book”.

HPE is COAN-025 Air WorkingOperator, in accordance with the Regulation “Requirements relating to aerial fire fighting operations as well as to aspects of specialized and non-commercial operations not included in Regulation (EU) 965/2012. The authorized operations are: – Fire observations and detection – Spreading extinguishing substances and/or retardants – Transport of specialist fire-fighting personnel (task specialists) directly associated with operations support activities

HPE is certified as an organization for the management of continuous airworthiness (CAMO) and provides consulting services in the technical management of:

-HPE-operated aircraft performing aerial work, flight instructions or private missions

-Aircraft of other operators carrying out aerial work

-Third parties operating their aircraft exclusively for private use.

HPE is among the first companies in Italy to have obtained the recognition by ENAC of Air Operator for carrying out aerial activities with Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) and apr TrainingCenter, for the training of pilots with operating mass vehicles at take-off less than 25 kg, with the quality and effectiveness of the training standards of its flight school for helicopters and aircraft (ATO. IT.0083).

Our UAS courses take place in the province of Milan, Bologna and Rieti.



Training Center Rieti

The basis of Heli Protection Europe is the INTERNATIONAL TRAINING CENTER (ITC) at the “G. Ciuffielli” airport of Rieti.



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