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EC145 Captain required for fast-paced VIP yacht operation

Applications are invited for the position of EC145 Captain for a yacht-based private helicopter operation with Luviair.

The core business of the company is to provide a safe, professional and efficient helicopter service to a select group of VIP clients. We have a potential opening arising in the future and would like to hear from individuals interested in being considered.

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 helicopter, including 500 hrs on twin engine
– Extensive previous ship/maritime ops experience
– Fluent English level

– EC145 type rating
– Previous experience in a VIP environment


The successful individual possesses strong leadership qualities, responds well in a pressured environment and has a courteous manner when managing the expectations of VIP clients and colleagues alike.

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

This multi crew operation will consist of a pilot and a technician safety crew-member, the successful candidate will be comfortable in this cockpit environment.

The successful candidate will ideally be based in Europe.

How to Apply

Interested candidates may apply in the strictest confidence by e-mail only, writing to An application should comprise an up-to-date concise curriculum vitae, a head and shoulders passport photograph and a brief motivational letter addressing their suitability to conduct VIP helicopter operations in the luxury yachting industry. Candidates should indicate their notice period with their current employers, all current type ratings, and their up-to-date flight hours on helicopter, twin engine and types.

Applicants must hold minimum qualifications to be considered for the position and to receive an acknowledgement of the application.


EC145 Captain March 2015



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