Flight Training for Pilots

We offer practical flight training with Claude Vuichard and high altitude trainings. If you start from the bottom, contact us.

Courses and Seminars

Book your training seat, for the Vuichard Helicopter Seminar or join our online Webinar to improve your Radio-Communication skills.

Vuichard Techniques

Get all the essential information and sign-up for our next online courses, 1-Day seminars or flight trainings with Mr. Claude Vuichard.


3 full-day course, flight training, simulator training and lots of information and hints. This course takes place at Bern-Airport (LSZB) or Airport Grenchen (LSZG) depending on the rotorcraft type.

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Over 40 pilots attended the helicopter safety lecture by Swiss helicopter safety specialist Captain Claude Vuichard in Kona, Hawaii. The main goal was to create awareness of safety during daily helicopter operations, tours and training. The lecture was organized by Leocopter Air Services together with Mauna Loa Helicopters and the FAA FAAST Team Hawaii.

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We’re fully tailoring your own Vuichard Safety Program based on your individual needs. Just let us know what is on your list and we’re going to prepare your individual quote.

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Aerology & Performance

New course & flight training now available!

This course is designed for all helicopter pilots operating in mountainous area or at the limit of the helicopter performance. Attend a full day seminar that covers all relevant topics that is key for maneuvering in difficult conditions in mountainous area, at high altitude and of course in environment that are affected by winds.

Participants of the daily seminar receive a certificate of attendance issued by the Vuichard Recovery Aviation Safety Foundation. The participation of the seminar is a prerequisite to attend the flight training.

Benefit from the experience of thousands of hours flown in the Swiss Alps in Rescue Missions and learn from the experts first hand. The training is suitable for all pilots who seek to improve their skill in mountainous areas with challenging wind conditions but not limited to this group of pilots.

We offer this course worldwide!

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Claude Vuichard receives 2018 Helicopter Association International Salute to Excellence BLR Aerospace Safety Award.

Vuichard receives the award for his ongoing commitment to safe helicopter operations. He is best known for refining and promoting the Vuichard Recovery — a technique that trains helicopter pilots to recover from a condition known as “vortex ring state” with a minimal loss of altitude.
The significance of the Vuichard Recovery technique within the helicopter industry is widespread. The International Helicopter Safety Team and U.S. Helicopter Safety Team have both published Airmanship Bulletins supporting the its use, Robinson Helicopters has integrated the technique into its safety course.

Find our trainig opportunities in the sections in the upper menu or browse through our current course dates. We’re looking forward to meet you in one of our session.

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