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:      Passport, Medical Certificate, Pilot’s License

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

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

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.

If you choose to bring your own tablet or laptop and would like to download the training content before the start of training it will be necessary to have the login credentials to download and access the content.  Please contact Jose Ruiz (jose.j.ruiz@airbus.com) if you are a pilot student or Adrienne Stephen (adrienne.stephen@airbus.com) if you are a maintenance student to receive your login credentials. Login credentials will only be provided if the requester is enrolled in an upcoming training course. The eManuals app is available for the iPad only. The same content can be accessed on an Android tablet, Windows device or a Macintosh computer via any web browser.

When contacting Airbus for your eManuals login credentials please inform us as to which device or platform you will be using. We can provide specific instructions for downloading content to the iPad.  For all other devices used to access the eManuals content, using your preferred browser navigate to https://ahi.emanuals-airbushelicopters.com/Login and login into the account with your login credentials.

Lunch cards which can be used at the onsite fresh market, located in the Helisim building, are available for all students attending class as part of the enrollment fee / no additional charge. However, trainees have the option to leave the site for lunch. There are many local options available for lunch.

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.

Location 

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

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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

Courtyard by Marriot Dallas Grand Prairie

2850 State Highway 161, Grand Prairie, TX 75052

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The BRAND NEW Courtyard Dallas Grand Prairie welcomes you! At the center of it all is The Bistro, your destination for a great made to order breakfast or dinner and drinks in the evening with a full bar. The Bistro also offers specialty beverages made with Starbucks® coffee to help you get a jump on the day. You will also enjoy inviting, flexible spaces where you can work or relax with complimentary Wi-Fi. All guests rooms are equipped with a mini fridge, microwave, ironing board, iron and Keurig coffee maker. Plus, our well-equipped fitness center, outdoor pool, putting green, and fire pit invite you to socialize, refresh, and be energized. Whether traveling for business or pleasure, your stay at Courtyard is sure to be more comfortable, more productive and more enjoyable than ever before! 

We are offering complimentary shuttle to and from Airbus between 7am-10pm daily. Airport shuttle is available if requested 7 days prior to arrival from 7am-10pm as well. Please contact the Director of Sales to schedule airport shuttle at 972-918-3700. Airbus Booking Link ; use code "AIB" to get the Airbus rate.

$154.00

$129.00 - 5+ nights

Home2 Suites by Hilton Dallas Grand Prairie

2123 W I-20, Grand Prairie, TX 75052

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Beautiful new all-suite hotel opened September 2016. 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.

Contact Roland Garcia via email at rgarcia@kriyahotels.com

$115 - 1-29 nights 

$90 - 30+ nights 

Homewood Suites by Hilton Dallas/ Arlington South

4550 Waxing Drive

Arlington, TX 76018

Phone: 817-465-4663

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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, pre- scheduled transportation to/from Airbus and a staff ready to assist in any way possible.

*116.00

Hilton Garden Inn

521 East Interstate 20, Arlington, TX 76018

Phone: 817-557-8233

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Hilton Garden Inn Dallas Arlington South offers 135 new guest rooms, brand new fitness center, indoor heated pool, and complementary parking. Guests receive various discounts and coupons to restaurants and attractions including Dave and Busters and Tierra Verde Golf in the Highlands business and shopping district located just off Interstate I-20 and walking distance from our hotel.

*$110.00

The Staybridge Suites Dallas - Grand Prairie 

4043 Lake Ridge Parkway, Grand Prairie, TX 75052

Phone: 972-546-4444

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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.

Studio:

1-6 night rate: $139.00

7+ night rate: $159.00

1 Bedroom:

1-6 night rate: $159.00

7+ night rate: $145.00