29-Mar-2015 Source: Cotswold
The number of Guimbal Cabri G2 helicopters operating in the UK increased to twelve last week with the arrival of serial number 1092 registered G-CILU.
Andy Moorhouse of UK Guimbal importers Cotswold Helicopter Centre flew the aircraft back from the Hélicoptères Guimbal factory in Aix-en-Provence in southern France accompanied by a graduate of their flight training school. Cotswold Helicopter Centre have confirmed that the aircraft will be used predominantly for flight training and self fly hire at their base at Kemble airfield but will also be made available to other Cabri operators should the need arise due to aircraft maintenance or increased work loads. Andy Moorhouse remarked that, ‘since the Cabri has become firmly established in the UK, all aspects of operating the aircraft have become easier. The Certificate of Airworthiness for G-CILU was issued less than 24 hours after the aircraft landed and there are now 6 approved maintenance organisations offering support for the aircraft’. Cotswold Helicopter Centre have a further eleven airframes on order with Hélicoptères Guimbal for delivery to the UK.
Sales and technical support for Hélicoptères Guimbal in UK and Ireland is provided exclusively by Cotswold Helicopter Centre