Cotswold Helicopters

First UK repeat customer takes Britain’s fourth Cabri

First UK repeat customer takes Britain’s fourth Cabri

28-Feb-2013Source: HeliHub.com

Cotswold Helicopters have placed an order with the French manufacturer Guimbal for the fourth UK Cabri.  The helicopter is due for delivery in July 2013 and will be operated by Helicentre at Leicester alongside their first example G-CHAG. Helicentre have been very pleased with the Cabri and have flown around 60 hours a month (yes,... Read more

Third Cabri sold into UK market

Third Cabri sold into UK market

22-Feb-2013Source: HeliHub.com

A third Guimbal Cabri helicopter has been sold into the UK market, with handover scheduled for Aero 2013, the exhibition at Friedrichshafen in Germany at the end of April. The private purchaser is an experienced helicopter owner, having had two Robinson R22s and three R44s in the last 24 years. He told HeliHub.com that his... Read more

Second Cabri G2 expected in UK next week

Second Cabri G2 expected in UK next week

22-Jun-2012Source: HeliHub.com

Cotswold Helicopters, UK distributor for the Guimbal Cabri G2 helicopter, are expecting to take delivery of the second British example of the type before the end of June – subject to the weather, which has quite frankly been appalling here in the UK for some weeks now! The helicopter is completed in an overall silver-grey... Read more

Elite pilots eager to fly in Cabri helicopter

Elite pilots eager to fly in Cabri helicopter

8-Mar-2012Source: HeliHub.com

British Guimbal dealer, Cotswold Helicopter Centre, are taking their Cabri G2 to Goodwood this Saturday at an event hosted by operator Elite Helicopters.  At least 15 pilots, perhaps as many as 20, are expecting to have a flight in the Guimbal Cabri in the first such event in the UK.  Cotswold are expecting to repeat... Read more

Cabri returns to UK and prepares for sales tour

Cabri returns to UK and prepares for sales tour

27-Feb-2012Source: HeliHub.com

The Guimbal Cabri G2 first arrived in the UK just before Helitech, and generated a lot of attention.  Designer Bruno Guimbal flew in from France for the event, and the aircraft was presented by exclusive UK distributor Cotswold Helicopter Centre.  The Cabri is receiving increased interest from various countries, and the manufacturer has in recent... Read more

Service Letter to be issued for Guimbal Cabri

Service Letter to be issued for Guimbal Cabri

3-Nov-2011Source: HeliHub.com

Following a recent incident to the first Guimbal G2 Cabri in the UK, Helicopteres Guimbal has issued the following statement via HeliHub.com:- We at Helicopteres Guimbal are saddened to announce that two days after receiving its Certificate of Airworthiness from the CAA, the first Cabri in the UK had an incident that will delay its... Read more

26-Oct-11 G-UIMB Guimbal Cabri G2 Kemble, UK

26-Oct-11 G-UIMB Guimbal Cabri G2 Kemble, UK

26-Oct-2011

The damage to the helicopter is limited to the tail and landing gear structure. The rotor blades and the transmission suffered no damage from the hard landing at a high rate of yaw.... Read more

First British Cabri on schedule for Helitech

First British Cabri on schedule for Helitech

19-Sep-2011Source: HeliHub.com

The first Cabri G2 from French manufacturer Guimbal is in flight test and on schedule to arrive in the UK late next week in time for Helitech.  Serial 1028 is painted dark Concord Blue metallic with silver grey skids and a beige leather interior, and will take up British registration G-UIMB in due course.  Handover... Read more

Guimbal appoints UK dealer for Cabri

Guimbal appoints UK dealer for Cabri

7-Jun-2011Source: HeliHub.com

Helicopteres Guimbal have told HeliHub.com that a dealer has been appointed to sell the Cabri into EUrope’s biggest civil helicopter market – the United Kingdom. Cotswold Helicopters, based at Kemble in Gloucestershire (also known as Cotswold Airport), have signed a dealership agreement with the French manufacturer and will be operating serial number 1028 later this... Read more

Cotswold Helicopters acquire overhauled R22

Cotswold Helicopters acquire overhauled R22

21-Oct-2010Source: Multiflight and Cotswold Helicopters

From the website of Multilfight Multiflight has sold a Robinson R22 Beta II helicopter to Helitrain Ltd at Kemble Airfield for flight training purposes The R22 Beta II G-FIRS recently returned to service following its 12-year 2200 hour overhaul. As a Robinson Service Centre, Multiflight was able to carry out this work in house, plus... Read more

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