Focus on Helicopter Pilot Professionalism and Safety

The marvelous area around Stavanger is known to be a popular tourist attraction. Besides connoting beautiful fiords, unique rock formations and lovely Norwegian people, Stavanger is also known to be the major hub for offshore and regular helicopter operations.

Many helicopter training providers as well as the NATO Joint Warfare Centre have gathered around Sola Airport, which is only 10 minutes away from downtown Stavanger.

Norwegian Competence Centre Helicopter (NCCH) is directly located at the airport business area (just at 10 minutes walking distance from the gate).


Discover the NCCH customer experience. NCCH offers relaxation and social areas spread over four floors and 1500 square meters of business premises. Our versatile work spaces, spacious briefing and debriefing facilities and instructor offices are supplemented by various amenities such as complimentary beverages, snacks and cantina service on request.

The adjacent Clarion Hotel Air is also well-known for its excellent service and will make your stay even more enjoyable. The four star hotel offers special rates for our customers, a 24/7 gym, bike rentals, delicious food and much more.

NCCH is at your service, no matter what kind of helicopter crew training you might require. NCCH is known as an outstanding training device operator and together with the partnering EASA Approved Training Organisation (ATO) RotorSky, we offer highest training standards for H135 and H145 operators. The NCCH product portfolio covers any expectation a customer may have.

It starts with attractive dry lease of simulator capacity and reaches until fully tailored recurrent training packages. Together with our ATO-partner RotorSky we offer an extensive package of customized training solutions that meet highest quality standards. The core element of any training is the proficient instructor.

All of our instructors are outstanding professionals coming from different backgrounds, but sharing substantial experience and expertise in the pilot training domain – many of them have a military background. Annual standardization of our team of instructors is our key to keep training at top level. Moreover the learn-from-each-other-culture drives our continuous progress.

All courses are approved by EASA.