helicopter pilot

Description

Helicopter pilots fly helicopters in order to transport passengers and cargo from one place to another. They plan flights using aeronautical charts and navigation instruments. Prior to departure, they inspect helicopters following checklists to detect leaking hydraulic fluid, inoperative control, low fuel level, or other unsafe conditions.

Alternative label

  • pilot of helicopters

  • commercial helicopter pilot

  • airline helicopter transport pilot

  • helicopter operator

Regulatory aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: http://ec.europa.eu/growth/single-market/services/free-movement-professionals/qualifications-recognition_en

Hierarchy

Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Status

released

Concept URI

http://data.europa.eu/esco/occupation/476420bb-2577-4f79-ad32-186f19c4fd02