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Robinson sell 12,000th helicopter
Feb18

Robinson sell 12,000th helicopter

On December 23, 2016 Robinson R66 S/N 0763 became the 12,000th helicopter to roll off Robinson Helicopter’s production line. S/N 0763 will be delivered to Hover Dynamics in South Africa, the helicopter was purchased by a new charter and tour operator, Fly Karoo Air Services. Robinson’s first two-place R22 was produced and delivered in 1979, and revolutionised the civilian helicopter training market. The four-place R44 appeared in 1993...

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Robinson Introduces new Flight Training Guide
Jun27

Robinson Introduces new Flight Training Guide

An updated flight training guide is now available from Robinson Helicopter Company. Robinson say that the comprehensive guide addresses the many levels of training, from the student pilot trying to find the ‘hover button’, to the qualified helicopter pilot transitioning into a Robinson, to the all-important flight review. The guide provides students and instructors a lesson-by-lesson syllabus, which includes a written test, for each...

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Robinson Helicopters launch instructor pilot standardisation course
May28

Robinson Helicopters launch instructor pilot standardisation course

The Robinson Helicopter Company (RHC) has announced the launch of its new Instructor Pilot (IP) standardisation course, designed to better helicopter flight training by equipping instructors with the skills and knowledge to produce highly proficient pilots. RHC says that leveraging decades of safety expertise, the new IP course builds upon the company’s well-established Safety Course, which has been in operation for more than 40...

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Elite Helicopters Expand Flight Training & Charter Business
Sep15

Elite Helicopters Expand Flight Training & Charter Business

Elite Helicopters have expanded their base of operations for their helicopter flight training and commercial air transport operations, with a suite of offices taken on at Fairoaks Airport in Surrey. Sharon Douglas & Glenn Curtis, who have co-owned and managed Elite Helicopters for the last 21 years, say that this a perfect extension to their business at Goodwood Aerodrome in West Sussex. Glenn Curtis said, “We see this as the...

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Heli Air announce 2017 Helicopter Training Scholarships
Oct24

Heli Air announce 2017 Helicopter Training Scholarships

Heli Air, the UK’s largest light helicopter training organisation with bases in Denham (Uxbridge), High Wycombe, Wellesbourne (Warwick), Thruxton, Fairoaks, Gloucester and Cumbernauld (Glasgow) are offering three helicopter pilot scholarships for 2017. Applications are open to those who have completed their PPL (H) training course with Heli Air, there are three scholarships on offer. www.heliair.com/pilot-scholarships/ ADVANCED...

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