HeliOperations News

Night Vision Imaging System Training

On 11th Feb 2021 in Training

HeliOperations is delighted to be able to offer an EASA Standard Night Vision Imaging System (NVIS) qualification, suitable for both civil and military customers using its own state of the art, full-motion NVIS equipped simulator situated at the Royal Naval Air Station Culdrose followed by live NVIS flying training using its own Sea King helicopters…

SeaKing Aircraft Simulator Training

On 10th Feb 2021 in Training

Here at HeliOperations we deal with all aspects of aviation training, from the front seat to the back seat. Our SeaKing Aircraft simulator offers high-spec modern visuals covering both day and night, land and maritime. If you have any questions about our SeaKing Aircraft Simulator Training then please do not hesitate to contact us. We…

Norwegian Air Force selects HeliOperations for Anti-Submarine training

On 10th Nov 2020 in Training

Royal Norwegian Air Force (RNoAF) P-3 Orion students receive theoretical and synthetic Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) training at the HeliOperations facility in Cornwall, UK. Acknowledging a need to develop expertise in the ASW mission, Norway awarded HeliOperations the contract supporting ASW training in September 2020. Training is being delivered to a mixed course of both aviation…

HeliOps SAR Training

On 18th Aug 2020 in News,Training

Below is a terrific video from Vertical Magazine and their recent visit to HeliOps Portland. It shows how HeliOperations can deliver operational training to a leading NATO partner nation with their own SAR aircraft, simulators and training facilities. If you have any questions about HeliOps Search and Rescue Training then please do not hesitate to…

New Engineering & Logistics Facility in Somerton

On 3rd Mar 2020 in News,Training,Uncategorized

HeliOps is delighted to announce the completion of its new engineering and logistics facility in the Somerset former county-town of Somerton. Situated approximately 5 miles north-west of RNAS Yeovilton and 35 miles from HeliOps own Heliport at Portland, the brand-new facility includes in excess of 3000 square metres of maintenance, logistics and office space. HeliOps…

Portland sea cadets boosted by support from HeliOperations

On 2nd Jan 2020 in News,Training

HeliOperations was delighted to provide a new laptop computer to the Portland Sea Cadets. The Cadets were badly in need of the computer to allow them to set up their classrooms with the IT required to deliver the Cadet’s training programme. Mick Sherry, HeliOperations’ Base Manager at Portland, made the presentation at the Unit Headquarters…

An interview with Steve Gladston

On 2nd Sep 2019 in News,Training

Mr Steve Gladston (CEO of HeliOperations) recently spoke to the BBC about taking ownership of sixteen Sea King helicopters from the Ministry of Defence. A transfer ceremony was held at HeliOperations’ heliport at Osprey Quay in Portland earlier this month, where the company will train the next generation of Search and Rescue pilots, including those…

Commander of German Fleet Air Arm Commends Delivery of SAR Training

On 3rd Oct 2018 in Search and Rescue,Training

The outgoing Commander of the German Navy’s Fleet Air Arm has commended the flying training delivered to his Service by HeliOperations. In a recent letter Kapitän sur See Matthias Potthoff applauded HeliOperations’ ability to deliver a comprehensive training solution; one which fully-met the FGN Fleet Air Arm’s urgent operational requirement to train both ab initio…

UK MOD Approved Training Facilities

On 25th Sep 2018 in Crew,Equipment,News,Training

Farnborough 2018: Jane’s talks to Steve Gladston CEO and founder of HeliOperations on their UK MOD Approved Training Facilities and training programme for German Navy Sea King Search & Rescue Helicopter Pilots operating ex Royal Navy Sea King MK5 Helicopters on the UK Military Register. HeliOperations Train German Navy SAR pilots

HeliOperations 2018

On 17th Sep 2018 in Equipment,News,Search and Rescue,Training

2018 has been a busy year for HeliOperations; in early September we welcomed our colleagues from the Federal German Navy and their FGN MK41 Sea King to our base at Portland. The Sea King disembarked from FGS Bonn last week and enjoyed a comfortable overnight stay with XV666 Damien. Our FGN students have also been…