First day in your Training Center

On the first day of class please enter our facility through the Main entrance and check-in with security, in order to pick up your ID badge. You will need to present a picture ID. After checking in, a member of the Training team will escort you to the training center area.

Course Timetable

Monday through Friday:             8:30 AM to 4:00 PM

For customers traveling to us via commercial airlines, we recommend that you book your return flight no earlier than 6:00PM on the last day of training, but preferably the day after completion of the training course.

Course Organization

Trainees from outside the United States shall check whether or not a Visa is required.

Trainees who need an official letter of invitation in order to obtain Visa shall request this document by email at the following information

  • Full name

  • Dates of Training

  • Title of Training Course

Form of Identification and Documents Accepted for Technical Classes:

  • US Citizens – Birth Certificate or Driver’s License

  • Non-US Citizens – Visa and Passport

Form of Identification and Documents Accepted for Pilot Classes: 

  • US Citizens –

                Option 1:      Current Passport, Valid Medical Certificate, Pilot’s License

                Option 2:      Birth Certificate, Driver’s License, Valid Medical Certificate, and Pilot’s License

  • Non-US Citizens –   Current Passport and Visa, Medical Certificate, and Pilot’s License

This information must be provided by ALL trainees at least one week prior to your scheduled training to comply with Transportation Security Administration and other relevant airworthiness authority requirements.
Please note that additional TSA/Visa requirements may apply for any foreign trainees seeking a rating other than model specific initial or recurrent training (e.g. training towards an initial rotorcraft or instrument rating).

Note: No flight training can commence without valid documentation.

Dress Code: Long pants and closed toe safety shoes recommended for maintenance practical exercises. Flight suit and/or fire retardant clothing, fire retardant closed toe shoes, flight helmets, and flight gloves recommended for flight training. No tank tops or open-toed shoes.

Training material will be provided electronically the first day of class via a USB drive. Customer's are encouraged to bring their own tablet or laptop so training material can be accessed while at their hotel, for studying. 

For lunch we encourage students to go offsite and try one of the many conveniently located restaurants within the local area.

Cancellations made at any time for training scheduled at the customer’s location will be assessed cancellation charges for airfare and other non-refundable travel expenses. Cancellations for courses with an FSTD element received less than sixty (60) calendar days prior to class start day may be assessed full training charges. Customer may cancel all other training services on or before thirty (30) calendar days prior to class start date to avoid a cancellation fee. Cancellations received between fifteen (15) and thirty (30) calendar days before class start date may be assessed 50% of full tuition (including flight training). No-shows and cancellations received less than fifteen (15) days before class start date may be assessed full tuition charges for the scheduled class. All cancellations must be in writing. The present offer is subject to cancellation by AHI if the minimum class enrollment quota is not met.  AHI will notify the customer not less than thirty (30) days prior to the expected start of training if such cancellation occurs.  Deposits and course fees already paid will be refunded to the customer.


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

Grand Prairie, TX 75052

  • Take the South exit from DFW Airport
  • Take the ramp towards HW183 West/HW360 heading towards Arlington
  • Take HW360 South approximately 9 miles
  • Exit on Arkansas Lane and go East (left) to Forum Drive (approximately 1 mile)
  • Head South (right) on North Forum Drive
  • Airbus Helicopters is located 1/2 mile on the left hand side of the road
Airbus Map

Where to Stay

Aloft Dallas Arlington Entertainment District

2140 E. Lamar Blvd., Arlington, TX 76006


Stay & play in style at the Aloft Dallas Arlington Entertainment District.  Aloft rooms have one King or two queen signature platform beds, spacious bathrooms with walk-in showers. Each space offers nine-foot ceilings and extra-large windows to create free flowing energy and all rooms are smoke-free. Socially connect in our vibrant open space over cocktails and music or lounge with fee Wi-Fi and the latest Technology. Aloft offers 24/7 one-stop-shop for snacks, fitness center, outdoor pool, business center, lobby bar and pool table. Also available 24/7 onsite laundry facility, dry cleaning service, Marriott Bonvoy points, and cooked to order breakfast (included in the Airbus rate). The Aloft is located withing walking distance to many restaurants. The Aloft does not offer transportation to Airbus, however we are located less than 5 miles from the Airbus Campus.   Airbus Booking Link$119.00

The Staybridge Suites Dallas - Grand Prairie 

4043 Lake Ridge Parkway, Grand Prairie, TX 75052

Phone: 972-546-4444


The Staybridge Suites Dallas - Grand Prairie hotel is your home away from home that offers luxury state of the art amenities and services at an affordable price. Our guests, whether staying for one night, a week, month or even one year, enjoy apartment-style living and various complimentary services.

Our all-suite hotel features comfortable beds, spacious living spaces, and fully equipped kitchens in each room. Free Wi-Fi, a 24-hour Fitness Center, free laundry and IHG Studio. Our guests can enjoy a full hot breakfast buffet each morning, and our Social on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday nights with complimentary appetizers.


Booking Link: Click Here

King / Queen Studio: $115


King One Bedroom Suite: $129


Double Queen One Bedroom Suite: $129

Homewood Suites by Hilton Dallas/ Arlington South

4550 Waxing Drive

Arlington, TX 76018

Phone: 817-465-4663


Homewood Suites by Hilton Dallas/Arlington South. Spacious Suites with King Bed, living area, sofa bed sleeper, full kitchen, bath and vanity area. Suites feature full size refrigerator, well-lit work/dining table, comfortable chair, and large sofa, ceiling fan, coffee table/ottoman, 75 Television stations and extra space for stretching, resting and relaxing. Guest may enjoy complimentary high speed internet service; daily hot breakfast buffet, Evening Social Monday – Thursday with dinner, beer and wine; Fitness center, outdoor heated pool, large patio with fire pit, barbecue grills and putting green. Also available is laundry facilities, pick up laundry services, business center, area information, large selection of restaurants within 3 miles, Digital key, Hilton Honors points and a staff ready to assist in any way possible. Booking Link: Airbus Booking Link118.00

Hilton Garden Inn

521 East Interstate 20, Arlington, TX 76018

Phone: 817-557-8233


Hilton Garden Inn Dallas/Arlington South offers spacious King or double queen rooms with a mini refrigerator, microwave and coffee machine in each guest room, 24-hour convenience shop, fitness center, indoor pool, patio, and fire pit area. Complimentary Wi-Fi and parking are included for your convenience. At Hilton Garden Inn, enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast and a seasonal menu of flatbreads and favorites galore. Or relax and unwind with a drink at our full bar, and enjoy some light bites while you’re at it. Also, earn points on every stay with Hilton Honors. Located less than 5 miles from Airbus, just off Interstate I-20 and within walking distance to shopping, dining, and entertainment at Arlington Highlands.


Airbus Booking Link


Home2 Suites by Hilton Dallas Grand Prairie

2123 W I-20, Grand Prairie, TX 75052


Make your stay a success at Home2 Suites by Hilton Grand Prairie. Our beautiful all-suite hotel opened September 2016 and offers kitchenette with full size refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher, dishes and utensils, cooktop provided upon request. Each guest room will also feature a living area in addition to the sleeping area. Hot breakfast and WI-FI are included. Multiple outdoor spaces including outdoor lounge with fire pit, outdoor swimming pool and 2 gas BBQ grills for our guest’s enjoyment. Onsite gym and laundry facility. Located 3 miles from Airbus helicopters with 2 malls, 2 grocery stores, 3 movie theaters, and over 40 restaurants within 5 miles. HHonors Hotel Rewards Program.


Direct Booking Link for Airbus Rate:

Hotel Contact Information: Mandy Bashore  Area Director of Sales 214-449-0515 


Aloft Dallas Arlington 

4432 South Collins Street,  Arlington, TX  76018  


Celebrate your style at Aloft Dallas Arlington, a pet-friendly, brand-new hotel located less than 5 miles from Airbus and across from Arlington Highlands which has numerous shops and restaurants. At Aloft Dallas Arlington South, you'll find there's more than a great night's sleep. Meet and mingle with light bites and unique cocktails at W XYZ bar. Enjoy drinks and a game of pool at Re:mix Lounge. Hot Grab N Go Breakfast from Re:fuel is included in the Airbus rate. Stay connected with complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi. Experience a retreat in the warmth of our spacious urban loft-like hotel rooms, featuring ultra-comfortable signature beds, walk-in showers, and flat-screen TVs. Marriott Bonvoy points, Digital key and laundry facilities on site.  Airbus Booking Link$109.00