IVAO IVAO Netherlands Division

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HGN Heli Group Netherlands



IVAO HGN Heli Group Netherlands special operations group

HGN (former Heli Group Netherlands) is a group of helicopter pilots performing special operations flights. Operations include: HEMS, Coastguard, Police, Inspection, Winching, Sea pilot transfer, military, formation or offshore. All flights are flown to/from or have a link with The Netherlands (for instance a Dutch operator operating in other countries). HGN has its own helicopter flight school on IVAO.

Divisional Special Operations Letter of Agreement (LOA)

LOA EFFECTIVE DATE 03 August, 2017

This LOA is outdated and may contain incorrect information; this LOA will be reviewed by the Netherlands Division (NL) Special Operations Coordinator (SOC) shortly. It is displayed for reference only. Updated LOA will be published on this page as soon as NL SOC reviews it. Meanwhile, if needed, please contact NL SOC for enquiries. Contact details are on the right.

Speed Restrictions

GND-FL100: 250kts
GND-FL100 Fighter jets: 350kts
FL100-UNL: <M 1.0 (supersonic on request)

Area Restrictions

Military traffic without Division approval is prohibited in the Schiphol and Rotterdam TMA’s and CTR’s


The TRA’s overhead the northsea can be used anytime for training purposes.


Military Airports restricted to ADC rated controllers, Dutchmil restricted to APC rated controllers and subject to GCA.


EHEH: Mil Cargo + Civil
EHGR: Helicopter Base
EHKD: Naval + SAR base
EHLW: Fighter Airbase
EHVK: Fighter Airbase
EHWO: Mil Training Airbase

The LOA text presented above is the responsibility of IVAO Netherlands Division Special Operations Coordinator (SOC) and HQ–SOD can not guarantee it's accuracy. HQ–SOD only evaluates LOAs provided by divisional SOCs against some general common standards set by the SO Regulations.

IVAO Special Operations flights