HeliOperations News

HeliOperations Takes Ownership of 16 Sea King Helicopters

On 12th Aug 2019 in Equipment,News,Training

Vice Admiral Tony Johnstone-Burt CB OBE, the Master of the Household, was guest of honour at HeliOperations’ Osprey Quay on Thursday 8 August, in his role as Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Dorset. Admiral Johnstone-Burt, accompanied by his wife Rachel, presided over the transfer-of-title of sixteen former-Royal Navy and Royal Air Force Sea King Helicopters from…

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…

Helitech International 2017

On 4th Oct 2017 in News,Search and Rescue,Training

The Helitech International 2017 event is taking place at ExCeL London on the 3rd to 5th October – if you are in the area then please come and say hi! Helitech International is Europe’s largest exhibition / conference event catering for over 4000 rotorcraft industry professionals, you will find Heli Operations at Stand K80. Heli…

The World Leading Defence & Security Event at London’s ExCel

On 13th Sep 2017 in News,Training

HeliOperations is delighted to attend and exhibit at a World leading defence & security event at ExCel, London. We look forward to building new business relationships, sharing our knowledge and meeting you all at this prestigious event. The Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) brings together the global defence and security sector, it is an…

Sea Kings to Take Flight Once Again

On 10th Aug 2017 in News,Search and Rescue,Training

Two helicopters which were once used for Royal Navy Search and Rescue will be put back in action again with help from HeliOperations. HeliOps are proud to be featured on the Royal Naval website, unveiling our partnership with the Ministry of Defence. The Ministry of Defence have leased us two Sea King Mk5 aircrafts which…

Heli Operations Helicopters

On 31st Jul 2017 in Crew,Equipment,News,Search and Rescue,Training

Helicopter painting is both an intensive and highly detailed process, done correctly the end result will look amazing! Like with all complex tasks in life; success tends to boil down to preparation and planning. Helicopter painting is no different, it involves taking everything apart, doing the work and then re-assembling the helicopter… When it came…

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…