The UK distributor for the French-built composite two-seat Guimbal Cabri G2 helicopter is expanding into new facilities. HeliGroup is establishing a Centre of Excellence at Oxford Airport, to include a new sales office and training centre. The company is launching a new sales office within the Airbus Helicopters UK complex, as well as a dedicated Guimbal Cabri G2 pilot training centre.
The move will also see Ed Sale of HeliGroup take over responsibility for the sales and leasing of Guimbal Cabri G2s in the UK and Ireland. Andy Moorhouse, one of the world’s most experienced Cabri G2 pilots with over 1,800 hours on type, will become Head of Training.
HeliGroup are the UK distributors for Helicoptères Guimbal through their investment in European Helicopter Importers Ltd. HeliGroup is a UK based operator providing helicopter training, charter, management and sales. The company provides solutions for all helicopter requirements and accommodates training for Private and Commercial Pilot Licences, as well as Flight Instructor and Instrument Ratings. The company fleet includes a new AW109SP, Airbus AS355s and Cabri G2 helicopters as well as a range of additional types.
Cotswold Helicopter Centre is the other key shareholder of European Helicopter Importers, and their existing training and charter operations at Kemble and Fairoaks continue unaffected by this development. Cabri G2 training remaining their primary activity, alongside other work with their Robinson R44, Airbus AS350B2 Squirrel and Airbus AS355 Twin Squirrel.