The graduation ceremony has finished the operational language course on 12th March 2019. It was already the 11th successfully completed course of the operational language training project and 3rd planned for this year. The four-week Operational English Language Course for Door Gunners (OELC-DG), Flight Engineers (FE) and Pilots (P) held at the Helicopter Training Point (HTP) Ostrava has two main benefits for the helicopter community.
This kind of training secures professional grow to each specialization and also and even more important to the whole crew effective cooperation.
The instructors are English native speakers and also Qualified Helicopter Tactics Instructors from Great Britain. They transform their wide operational experience into the lessons and missions. The course has also unique benefit by the possibility to use the tactical simulator to train the correct and timely use of key phrases during acting in tactical scenarios.
OELC-DG /FE/P is open for both MATC member states and NATO/PfP countries. The first OELC-DG /FE starts in April 2018.