Helicopter Training

Babcock Mission Critical Services

Learning Extreme Lessons in a Safe Place

Babcock offer an EC135 Level 3 Flight Training Device which combines a six-axis full motion platform with high quality digital images to enhance student training. The bespoke EC135 T2 FTD is based on a full IFR glass cockpit that allows simulation in the day, night, IFR and on Night Vision Devices.

Babcock provide the following courses:

EC135 and H145 Type Rating, Instrument Rating (including PBN), Instrument Rating Conversions (including QMP IR, FAA, and ICAO IR), Instrument Flying Recency, Operational and Licence Proficiency Checks, Emergency Procedures Training, Type Rating Instructor, Type Rating Examiner, Instrument Rating Instructor, Type Rating – Add Type Courses, Crew Resource Management, Multi Crew Cooperation Courses, ATPL, PBN.

These courses are held in Babcock’s purpose built training facility at Gloucester Airport.

For further information or a specifically tailored proposal for group or individual courses, please contact Babcock:

Telephone:  01452 856007

Email: BabcockStavertonTrainingServices@babcockinternational.com

Web: www.babcockpilottraining.com

Castle Air Academy

Castle Air Academy is an approved training organisation with over 35 years’ experience, specialising in advanced training for qualified pilots.

The Academy Instructors all hold the highest grades of professional licence, boasting many years of both civilian and military flying and extensive experience of flying in adverse weather conditions and challenging environments.

Their instrument rating and type rating training for qualified pilots wishing to extend their skills is also second to none. The Academy is proud of their reputation for delivering high caliber training, in a relaxed and friendly environment.

They set out to ensure that pilots are trained to very highest standards and their achievements are used as a benchmark across the industry.

For more information please click here or visit the website: www.castleairacademy.com

Gloucestershire Helicopters


Licence Skill Tests, Type Rating Tests, Licence Proficiency Checks and Licence Renewals
PPL (H), Advanced Training, Night Rating, Mountain Flying, PPL Ground School, Trial Lessons
Gift Vouchers with personal messages and one to one tuition.

Flight training now available for the full FAA syllabus (PPL, commercial & instrument) helicopters; also biannual FAA flight reviews carried out

Helicopter types: Hughes 300, 500 Enstrom 280, 480, Bell JetRanger B206 and many others

Mobile: 07968 951069
Email: usk@btinternet.com and ray.f.jones@btinternet.com

Heli Air

Heli Air is Europe’s largest Robinson helicopter distributor, operating over 40 helicopters across 5 locations in the UK to the exceptional IS-BAO (H) safety standards.

Heli Air offers everything from introductory trial lessons to full pilot training courses for:
•        Private Pilot’s Licence – PPL(H)
•        Commercial Pilot’s Licence – CPL(H)
•        Flight Instructor Licence – FI(H)

Call the Heli Air team on the details below to discuss your requirements.

Website: heliair.com
Telephone: 01452 855500
Email: gloucester@heliair.com  

Heliflight (UK) Ltd.

Types of training:
Gift Vouchers for Trial Lessons and Pleasure flights
PPL(H) flight training and ground school
CPL(H) Modular
Flight Instructor Course
Night Rating
Type Ratings and Turbine Conversions in Robinson R22 & R44, Bell 206 Jet Ranger,
Hughes H500 & H300, Engstrom 480, EC120 and AS355
Mountain Flying
CAA In house Flight examiners
CAA In house Radiotelephony examiner
Self-fly Hire
We have Robinson R22’s and R44’s and a Bell 206 Jet Ranger available for Self-Fly Hire

Helicopter Charter
Private and corporate charter available in the Robinson R44 and Bell 206 Jet Ranger. Ideal for pleasure flights to sporting events, such as the races, weddings, proms, anniversaries, birthdays, or any event where you would like to arrive in style. Our twin engine aircraft, AS355, can undertake night and over water flights allowing us to fly virtually anywhere in the country and beyond. This fast and efficient form of travel can save valuable time and negate the pitfalls often encountered when travelling by road or rail.


For potential owners, we can provide advice on purchase and hangarage of most types of helicopters.

Heliflight (UK) Ltd.
Gloucestershire Airport
Hangar SE49
Gloucestershire   GL51 6SR
Open 7 days a week 9am to 5.30pm

Tel 01452 714555
Fax 01452 714666
Email:- glosops@heliflightuk.co.uk
Internet www.heliflightuk.co.uk
To find us drive in the main Airport entrance and follow the signs around the airport perimeter road

James Kenwright Helicopter Training

Helicopter trial lessons and Helicopter pilot’s licence training instructor at Gloucestershire airport

We will show you how to learn to fly a helicopter- We are CAA accredited with excellent helicopter training courses for private pilots, flight training, and night rating training.

Based at Gloucestershire Airport, Staverton, we have over 23 years expertise in helping pilots to pass their PPL(H), Type Rating, Night Rating, CPL(H) and have many happy people who can recommend us as “highly skilled, quality helicopter training instructors”.

Mobile: 07900 680859
Email: james@jkhelicoptertraining.com