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Londons Air Ambulance wins Pride of Britain Award

Londons Air Ambulance wins Pride of Britain Award

London’s Air Ambulance has been announced as the winner of the Emergency Services category at this year’s Daily Mirror Pride of Britain Awards. Our team was surprised with the news live on air whilst being interviewed on ITV’s This Morning. The full ceremony will be broadcast on ITV on 1st November at 8pm. The medical team… Read more »

Source: London's Air Ambulance, 04-Nov-16

London Air Ambulance boss quits

London Air Ambulance boss quits

After a tenure of nearly five years, CEO Graham Hodgkin has left London’s Air Ambulance and started a new role at Wavelength – a leadership and networking organisation which issued a very complimentary welcoming press release. Prior to joining LAA, Hodgkin completed over ten years with Deutsche Bank. His LinkedIn profile shows he left the… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 04-Oct-16

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NetJets London Heliport – the new name for Battersea

NetJets London Heliport – the new name for Battersea

NetJets Europe  today unveiled a key investment in the London private aviation market, through a partnership with The London Heliport – the only Heliport in the city certified by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). The Heliport will be known as NetJets London Heliport and will feature extensive branding for both NetJets and its sister company,… Read more »

Source: Netjets, 17-May-16

London Helicopter Charters gains its own AOC

London Helicopter Charters gains its own AOC

British operator London Helicopter Charters Ltd has been issued their own Air Operator Certificate (AOC number 2441), to support the operation of sightseeing tours in and around the UK’s capital city. The company operates under three different guises using the same two AS350 helicopters which are based at Redhill Aerodrome. * The London Helicopter –… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 16-May-16

London Heliport achieves best year since 2008, and marks landmark 500,000th movement

London Heliport achieves best year since 2008, and marks landmark 500,000th movement

The London Heliport at Battersea, the capital city’s only commercially licensed heliport, achieved its best year for activity since 2008 with over 10,500 movements recorded for the year ending 31st March, 2016. A high proportion of growth was attributable to business movements.  There was an uptick especially, in private users during 2015, including the prolific… Read more »

Source: London Heliport, 22-Apr-16

Biggin Hill Airport expands appeal to US clientele with dedicated London Heli Shuttle

Biggin Hill Airport expands appeal to US clientele with dedicated London Heli Shuttle

London Biggin Hill Airport (BHAL), the only dedicated international business aviation airport in Greater London, returns to Schedulers and Dispatchers in San Jose, California this week (3rd to 6th February) Booth No 1717 to promote its London Heli Shuttle offering – a brand new dedicated on demand service to The London Heliport in Battersea.  A fleet of AgustaWestland AW109 helicopters,… Read more »

Source: Biggin Hill Airport, 04-Feb-15

Will UK Military upgrade RAF Northolt or close it to civilian traffic?

Will UK Military upgrade RAF Northolt or close it to civilian traffic?

•The safety of all civilian aircraft using government owned military aerodromes is the sole responsibility of the Civil Aviation Authority not the Military Aviation Authority or MOD. •The CAA is now responsible for deciding if RAF Northolt is safe for use by civil aircraft •An assessment by the CAA is required and this may require… Read more »

Source: LBHA, 03-Feb-15

London – Rotary Operations Conference postponed

London – Rotary Operations Conference postponed

The 2nd Rotary Operations Conference (ROC) was due take place at the Barclays London Heliport on Wednesday 9 July, 2014, but HeliHub.com have been notified by the organisers today that a new date in September is proposed. Jeremy Parkin from HeliHub.com was due to moderate two of the panel sessions – the Operators Panel and… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 08-Jul-14

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London’s Air Ambulance performs world’s first pre-hospital REBOA

London’s Air Ambulance performs world’s first pre-hospital REBOA

World’s first pre-hospital REBOA carried out by London’s Air Ambulance Pioneering new technique to prevent trauma patients bleeding to death Control of severe pelvic haemorrhage, an injury most commonly associated with cycling incidents and falls from height 2 years of development with The Royal London Hospital Boris, “stunning advances in medical care are helping people… Read more »

Source: London's Air Ambulance, 19-Jun-14

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Profile – London’s Metropolitan Police Air Support Unit

Profile – London’s Metropolitan Police Air Support Unit

The Guardian newspaper does an extensive profile of London’s police helicopter unit – see full story 

16-Jun-14

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London – Official Opening of the St George’s Hospital Helipad

London – Official Opening of the St George’s Hospital Helipad

The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson officially opened the St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust helipad today Planning for the £5m helipad began in 2010 shortly after St George’s Hospital was designated as the major trauma centre for the South West London and Surrey Trauma Network It is the first London helipad south of the Thames… Read more »

Source: St George's Healthcare, 03-Jun-14

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KaarbonTech wins UK CAA approval for first unmanned aerial survey in London airspace

KaarbonTech wins UK CAA approval for first unmanned aerial survey in London airspace

KaarbonTech has become the first company to receive a special permission from the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to fly a fixed-wing unmanned aerial vehicle within London airspace. The first flight, commissioned by The GeoInformation Group, took place over Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, the home of the London 2012 Games. Flight plans, prepared by qualified… Read more »

Source: KaarbonTech, 30-May-14

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Second rooftop EMS helipad goes live in London

Second rooftop EMS helipad goes live in London

Launched on Monday St George’s Hospital new helipad is the second helipad to be built in London, and the first to be built south of the river Thames The helipad cost £5m to build, with £1m being donated by the HELP charity appeal, and is expected to become fully functional following test flights. It will… Read more »

Source: St George’s Hospital, 11-Apr-14

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RAeS lecture – The Introduction of Automation to Offshore Operations

RAeS lecture – The Introduction of Automation to Offshore Operations

In the wake of recent helicopter incidents, such as the August 2013 helicopter accident, the safety of offshore helicopter operations in the north sea has been comprehensively reviewed by the British Government, european regulators, manufacturers, operators, the oil and gas industry, and end users – including trade unions. Loss of control associated with the sophistication… Read more »

Source: RAeS, 02-Mar-14

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London – Rooftop helipad approved for Kings College Hospital

London – Rooftop helipad approved for Kings College Hospital

The helipad will be built on top of the existing ten-storey Ruskin Wing building at the hospital in Denmark Hill, south east London. King’s is home to the largest Major Trauma Centre in the South of England. It is also the ‘hub’ for the South East London, Kent and Medway (SELKaM) major trauma network, which… Read more »

Source: Kings College Hospital, 05-Dec-13

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Second AS350 to join London Helicopter sightseeing tours

Second AS350 to join London Helicopter sightseeing tours

Following their launch on 1st May, The London Helicopter has had regular work offering sightseeing flights from The Barclays London Heliport in Battersea. Initially they were using an AS350B3 Squirrel G-ORKI, which will soon be re-registered G-LHTA to pick up the initials of London Helicopter Tours. Yesterday, a second Squirrel was added – this time… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 08-Aug-13

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London – work begins on helipad at St George’s, Tooting

London – work begins on helipad at St George’s, Tooting

St George’s will become the second hospital in the UK’s capital to have an emergency landing pad.  see full story

Source: ITV, 05-Aug-13

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St George’s to build South London’s first hospital helipad

St George’s to build South London’s first hospital helipad

St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust announced today, Tuesday 18th September, that it has been granted formal planning permission to develop a helipad at St George’s Hospital in Tooting. It will be only the second hospital helipad in London and the first south of the river. The development will be partly funded through a grant of £1million… Read more »

Source: St George's Healthcare, 18-Sep-12

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UK – Ark Royal aircraft carrier will not become heliport

UK – Ark Royal aircraft carrier will not become heliport

BBC News has recently reported that the retired British aircraft carrier HMS Ark Royal has been sold for scrap for £3 million.  Various other plans had been mooted for the 1986-built warship, including a heliport and a nightclub. (see full story)

Source: BBC, 17-Sep-12

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London Heliport acquired by aviation investors, not developers

London Heliport acquired by aviation investors, not developers

Ed…  Just when we sincerely hoped developers would not buy the site, while the new owners do indulge in property development, they have a significant financial commitment in the business aviation market, including London Oxford Airport and various other interests Reuben Brothers today announced the acquisition from Andrew Davis of the London Heliport in Battersea…. Read more »

Source: Reuben Brothers, 23-Feb-12

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London’s Air Ambulance moves to new rooftop helipad

London’s Air Ambulance moves to new rooftop helipad

Today marked a moment in history when London’s Air Ambulance, the world’s leading air ambulance, began operating from its new home on top of the new Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel.  The helicopter landed at 8.05am for service.  At 284ft high, the helipad is one of the highest in Europe and is almost the same… Read more »

Source: London's Air Ambulance, 15-Dec-11

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Mayor of London scuppers aircraft carrier heliport plan

Mayor of London scuppers aircraft carrier heliport plan

London’s Evening Standard newspaper has reported that major Boris Johnson’s planning team has been accused of blocking a proposal to turn the retired HMS Ark Royal aircraft carrier into a floating heliport.  They suggest that the consortium behind the bid should not claims that they have the full support of businesses and the Mayor for… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 05-May-11

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Interview: A Pilot Of The London Air Ambulance

Source: Londonist, 02-Jun-09

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London air ambulance helicopter given parking ticket

Source: London Paper, 14-May-09

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