Helicopter Rope Operations

Requesting Agency must provide the helicopter and flight crew (must be at least a UH-1).

Helicopter will only be needed the last 2 days of the course.

10-20 Students (10 minimum) 24-27 Hours/ 3 Days

Price: Contact Us

Department/ Host rates available

Course Objective: Students will learn how to safely deploy from their agency helicopter by rappel and fast rope. Enhancing your agency’s tactical and deployment options.

Equipment Requirements:

  • Rappel harness
  • 3 locking carabiners
  • Rescue figure 8
  • Rappel gloves
  • Fast rope gloves
  • Inner gloves
  • Helmet
  • Dust proof goggles

Learning Goals:

  • Basic Knots (4)
  • Strong Hand Braking
  • Weak Hand Braking
  • 8 Plate tie-off
  • Helicopter Skid Deployment
  • Belay Procedures
  • Helicopter Deployment Operations
  • Rappel
  • Fast Rope procedures