At the North American Training Academy in Grand Prairie, Texas, the skills of more than 1,500 pilots and technicians are honed annually, serving a full range of civil, law enforcement, military, and parapublic operators in one of the world's largest markets for Airbus-built helicopters.
Airbus Helicopters Training Academy North America

North American Training Services

The North American Training Academy is co-located at the Grand Prairie headquarters of Airbus Helicopters, Inc., where the company's resources come together for technical support, customer support, administration, sales and marketing in the United States.

Training courses cover the broad scope of users' needs tailored to their mission requirements, along with meeting local regulations as well as international standards.

Through a combination of experience, insight, and the latest technology, the Academy provides the highest level of training to both pilots and maintenance technicians. It has more than 50 year of experience in military and commercial helicopter programs, backed by unmatched levels of experience with the Airbus family of rotorcraft. Full access for its training personnel is provided to Airbus Helicopters' program teams in France and Germany.


Course Schedule


Click on the below link to view courses available in the U.S.A.

Training Schedule Link




For Pilot Training, please contact one of the Pilot Training Coordinators below:

Jose Ruiz

Pilot Training Coordinator

Grand Prairie, TX

Christopher Koehler

Pilot Training Coordinator

Grand Prairie, TX

For Maintenance Training :

Adrienne Stephen

Technical Training Coordinator

Grand Prairie, TX



The Airbus Helicopters North America Training Center is located approximately 12 miles (20km) south of the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW).


2701 N. Forum Drive, Grand Prairie, TX 75052

(Note: Please include the "N." before "Forum" for GPS directions)

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Learning Portal

Free online self-assessment for a successful training experience

Future trainees can benefit from a free online self-assessment to evaluate their pre-requisites and familiarize themselves with the course level.