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Los Angeles Helicopters Expands Pilot Training with Akagera Aviation



In the past, LA Helicopter provided training for both Akagera Aviation and Rwanda Air Police pilots


Statement from LAH Helicopters :


During the period 1st – 17th March, LA Helicopter’s Chief Pilot Guillaume Maillet and Assistant Chief Instructor Giles Haybittle provided a bespoke training course in the Republic of Rwanda.

A long time business customer of Los Angeles Helicopters, Akagera Aviation is a full service helicopter operator, with services ranging from sightseeing and training through to aircraft sales and maintenance.


“Working with foreign pilots is always an exciting endeavor as we share our strict FAA training and guidelines and work with these individuals to hone their technical skills,” states Guillaume Maillet , Director Operations with Los Angeles Helicopters, LLC. He continues: “Travelling to Rwanda and working with the pilots in their challenging, mountainous environment certainly helped increase their level of proficiency, particularly in the country’s mountainous regions; these pilots will go on to safety ferry travelers and tourists to numerous destinations not readily accessible by fixed-wing aircraft.” (PR Newswire)


The LA Helicopters training was a customized Advanced Mountain flight course in the Robinson R44 that will ensure safety of operations in Rwanda’s rugged and remote landscape for Akagera’s growing operation.


About Los Angeles Helicopters LLC:

Los Angeles Helicopters operates from their purpose designed facility at Long Beach airport (KLGB) with a large ramp area and an ample amount of helicopter pads. Their administration offices and training center are co-located with their hangar facilities. Los Angeles Helicopters classrooms are well appointed with the latest computers and projection, allowing video and slideshow presentations. With a maintenance facility on site, students also have access to aircraft parts and to view aircraft undergoing repair which is very advantageous when learning about aircraft systems and gaining a better understanding of helicopters. For more information, visit www.lahelicopters.com.

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