Helitack Training

VAFFU's Helitack Pilot Training Is Outlined Below

  1. All Helitack Pilot Candidates Must Have A Heli Pilot Rating

  2. Complete the following ground knowledge:

    1. Admin Rules & Procedures While On The Network

    2. Sequencing

    3. Advanced FTA Procedures & Radio Phraseology For Helicopters

    4. Network Procedures As A Helitack Pilot On VATSIM

    5. Fire Call Formating

    6. Dispatch

  3. Schedule A Placement Training Session

  4. Fly With The Training Team Online ( Total Hours: 4 )

    1. 4 Hours Of Simulated ​FTA Procedures ( Finding, Creating Center Point Coordinates, ect. )

    2. 3 Hours of Circling Around Terrain At A Specific Altitude ( With and Without Auto Pilot )

    3. 1 Hour of Online Simulated Fire Ops ( Mock Checkride )

  5. Apply For A Checkride