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Training programme for up-and-coming helicopter pilots

Rega does not provide basic training for helicopter pilots itself. However, it does support specially selected up-and-coming helicopter pilots through its own youth development programme. Candidates can only apply for selection if they are in possession of a letter of recommendation from a Swiss partner helicopter firm.

PDF: Youth Development Programme for Helicopter Pilots (in German)

Due to the number of candidates already selected, we will not be recruiting any more apprentices until 2024.
Another possibility of taking to the air as a trainee pilot is through Sphair