Silverstone Helicopters awarded prestigious contract by Silverstone Circuits

Silverstone Helicopters awarded prestigious contract by Silverstone Circuits

18-Feb-2016 Source: Sloane Helicopters

Silverstone Helicopters, a joint venture between Sloane Helicopters and Fresh Air, has been awarded the contract by Silverstone Circuits to provide aviation services at the Northamptonshire race circuit.

In addition to general aviation support at the circuit, Silverstone Helicopters will be providing a full range of flight training, pleasure flying and charter operations throughout 2016 and beyond from their headquarters at the Circuit.

Silverstone Helicopters will draw on the vast experiences and capabilities of Sloane and Fresh Air. Sloane is the UK and Ireland distributor for Finmeccanica and Robinson helicopters as well as having active flight operations, engineering and flight training departments. Their head office is at Sywell Aerodrome, Northampton, with engineering bases at Enniskillen and RAF Northolt.

Fresh Air, the other major partner in Silverstone Helicopters, is based in Oxford and offers bespoke helicopter charter and helicopter management services for both private and business customers as well being experienced in major event heliport operations.

Jeremy Awenat, Managing Director of Sloane Helicopters, said “This venture draws on the synergies of our two companies and represents an exciting opportunity for us. We are very pleased to be working in partnership with Silverstone on the provision of helicopter services.”

Ian Halliday, Director of Fresh Air, said “The collaboration of skill sets between Sloane and Fresh Air enhances the possibilities of what can be accomplished. We are excited about what this partnership can achieve and the services it will provide going forward.”

Silverstone Helicopters will be commencing operations from Silverstone Circuit from 18th February 2016.

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