Spot the HeliOps car!

On 27th Jun 2017 in Crew,News

During the recent gridlock in Falmouth Cornwall a member of our HeliOps crew just so happened to be in town… A video got posted on the “Love Falmouth” Facebook page showing locals up in arms in the town centre during rush hour! Amongst all the chaos and confusion something unexpected was spotted, a vehicle unlike…

International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations

On 22nd Mar 2016 in Crew,News,Yachts

We are proud to announce that the International Business Aviation Council, has awarded us the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) registration. This is a significant accomplishment of which we are extremely proud. Our management and personnel invested considerable time and personal effort to develop and implement this world-class business aviation code of practice….

New EASA NCC Regulations

On 29th Feb 2016 in News

By 25th August 2016 operators of “complex” helicopters are required to declare to their National Aviation Authority (CAA) that they are compliant in all respects with the EASA NCC requirements with a suitable Safety Management System and Operations Manual in place. “The responsibility for compliance with the forthcoming new EASA NCC regulations rests with the…

Heli Ops Presents to RMI Yacht Advisory Group

On 18th Nov 2015 in News

This week Steve Gladston (CEO) and Jon Llewellyn (Helidecks Manager) were invited to give a presentation to the Republic of the Marshall Islands Maritime Registry Yacht advisory Group (YAG) in Amsterdam, as the Registries Aviation Inspection Body (AIB-Yachts). The Presentation, “Standards and Certification” delivered an overview of the Aviation Standards framework that we use, our…

Monaco Yacht Show 2015

On 14th Oct 2015 in News,Yachts

Again this year Heli Operations attended the MYS. It was, as always a great success for us, and although a busy time gave the opportunity to meet old friends and making new ones and I would like to thanks all of those new friends who took the time to seek us out and find out…

More Exceptional Performances

On 14th Sep 2015 in Crew

An Irish Coast Guard search and rescue helicopter crew (The captain and Co-pilot being Heli Operations contractors) is to be given a prestigious international award this week for “exceptional performance” in rescuing an injured climber. Our guys will receive the Fredrick L Feinberg award, an award named after a helicopter test pilot. The pilot and…

Crewman Awarded for Daring Rescue

On 14th Sep 2015 in Crew

One of our HeliOps crewmen was recently recognised for his daring rescue in the Himalayas whilst on holiday! Suspended and close to the mountainside, Glenn was put down near the casualty and then clipped himself onto the individual using a karabiner; on Glenn’s command, using only hand-signals, the helicopter lifted them both off the cliff-face….

Battery LED HeliLights

On 14th Sep 2015 in Equipment

Here at Heli Operations we are delighted to offer Battery LED HeliLights that offer support in all kinds of emergencies – If the Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) is required then temporary landing areas will need to be identified and made clearly visible. To find out more about these easy to use Battery LED HeliLights…

RotorHub Magazine

On 14th Sep 2015 in News

Steve Gladston, CEO of HeliOperations, outlines the ‘LimSAR’ duty of care template currently being adopted by many oil and gas clients globally to support remote While helicopter operations within the North Sea are under the constant watchful eye of the UK coast guard, the ongoing demand for oil and gas – matched by the seemingly…

Bespoke Training

On 14th Sep 2015 in Training

A video which shows a recently completed bespoke training course for a client in Romania. Experienced rescue swimmers were introduced to basic helicopter winching operations which included CRM, Helicopter Safety, Rescue equipment and Emergency Procedures. On completion of the course the candidates were able to be safely winched to a moving vessel by an Experienced…

The HeliOps Cars

On 12th Sep 2015 in Equipment

The HeliOps cars are soon to be seen at Portland, Lee-on-Solent, Aberdeen and Dublin. The cars provide a cost effective mode of transport for aircrew who are often required to move between bases at short notice. Other advantages are free advertising and minimal environmental impact due the size and efficiency of the cars. What do…