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London Oxford Airport’s resident executive helicopter charter operator Capital Air Services is preparing to mark its 20th anniversary in September with the arrival of a brand new Sikorsky S76D. This will be the first of its type available for charter in Europe and Capital is managing this helicopter for a private owner who is moving… Read more »
London Oxford Airport, 20-May-14
Capital Air Services of Oxford have taken on two Sikorsky S76 helicopters recently on a management contract. Previously under the control of Premiair Aviation Services at Blackbushe, HeliHub.com expects that the recent significant changes there have led the owner to move his S76A+ and S76C++ to Capital. Both have been re-listed on the CAA website… Read more »
Industry sources tell us (with photo evidence provided) that the helicopter took off with clamshell rear doors still open.Â Tower alerted pilot who returned to the airfield.Â Some items fell from the helicopter in the interim.
Three months ago, HeliHub.com recorded in this article that Eurocopter had produced just four Hermes edition EC135s, and sold three of them. In this latest press release reproduced below, it is now known that Eurocopter have sold the fourth one, which had been imported into the UK “on spec” in early September 2009, just prior… Read more »
Michael Hampton, managing director of Capital Air Services reports that after 2009, an awful year for the company, there has been a spectacular turnaround in 2010 with business increasing by some 60% in 2010.
Corporate Jet Investor, 26-Apr-11