AETS-Sofema Awarded EASA Part 147 Rotary Approval

Silhouette of helicopter with a pilot in the airplane hangarSteve Bentley – Accountable Manager of AETS-Sofema, commented:

“This is a fantastic achievement and a major credit to Mr David Brooks – Rotary Training Manager of AETS-Sofema. Adding Rotary to our fixed wing approvals will increase our reach and allow us to better serve our clients.”

AETS-Sofema, an EASA Part 147 organisation BG.147.0005 and partner of Sofema Aviation Services and SofemaOnline is very pleased to announce that we have been awarded rotary approval by the Bulgarian CAA to deliver the following Helicopter Type Training:


Agusta AB139/AW139 (PWC PR6)

Eurocopter MBB-BK 117 C1 (Turbomeca Arriel 1) 

Bringing together two great companies – Aircraft Engineering Training Solutions (AETS) based in Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex United Kingdom and Sofema Aviation Services (SAS) a Sofia Bulgaria Based Regulatory Training Organisation.

Understanding our client’s aviation and aircraft business needs is what makes us different. As a team of professional, passionate, industry-experienced people, we listen to our clients’ training requirements and provide flexible and responsive solutions that fulfill the brief.

See the Certificate here

If you would like to contact AETS-Sofema please email Тo discuss your future requirements regarding Rotary 147 approved training please email