EC145 Captain required for fastpaced VIP yacht operation

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Location: Europe (non-UK)
Job type: Contract/Locum
Aircraft type: Eurocopter EC 145
Contact: Recruitment
Sector: Flight Crew
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Applications are invited for the position of EC145 C2 Captain for a yacht-based private helicopter operation, as a contractor to Luviair, starting in March 2019.

Luviair’s core business is to provide a safe, professional and efficient helicopter management service to a select group of VIP clients. We operate throughout Europe and attached to super yachts in the Mediterranean, Caribbean and World-wide.  

The position offers a competitive salary and generous time off.



  • A current EASA CPL (H) licence or equivalent
  • A current helicopter instrument rating
  • Total time 1400 hrs on helicopters, including 500 hrs twin engine
  • Extensive previous ship/maritime ops experience by day and night
  • Fluent English level


  • EC145 type rating
  • Previous experience in a VIP environment


The successful individual will possess strong leadership qualities, be comfortable operating remotely, respond professionally and calmly in a fast-paced high-pressure environment, and have a courteous manner at all times when managing the expectations of VIP clients and working with colleagues.  Flexibility and patience are key attributes of the successful candidate.

Previous small ship helicopter operating experience by day and night is essential.

This varied two-crew operation consists of flying with either a co-pilot or a technician safety crew-member; the successful candidate must be comfortable in this cockpit environment, and also with developing the capabilities of the team.

The successful candidate is ideally based in Europe.

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