Elstree Helicopters Open Day 2017

Elstree Helicopters Open Day 2017

On Saturday 8th April we will be holding an Open Day for prospective students to come and meet with us. There will be the opportunity to talk about the Training Program, costs involved and time scales, along with potential Career Prospects. Should you wish to fly we will be offering discounted 30 minute trial lessons (more details to follow) If you are interested in attending or if you have any questions please email our Student Liaison Manager at training@elstreehelicopters.co.uk
The Great Escape

The Great Escape

On the 10th March there will be a screening of ‘The Great Escape’ at Duxford in amongst the planes and military vehicles! They will be serving food, playing music and giving out free popcorn – what is not to love! Tickets are £15 plus booking fee and seats are going quickly so let me know if you want to jive with the best of them! Nothing compares to seeing The Great Escape on a big screen, with a crowd, in a hanger at IWM Duxford. We’re combining Steve McQueen, Swingtime tunes, Wily’s jeeps, Spitfires and free popcorn to make this a fantastic night out. We’re bring outdoor cinema indoors – … Continue reading »
Self Fly Hire from £204!*

Self Fly Hire from £204!*

Prices starting from £204* per hour For further information or to book your dual check flight please email training@elstreehelicopters.co.uk or call 0208 099 7766 Once you have qualified with us or if you hold a current PPL(H) license, you will be able to Self Fly Hire. This means just as you would hire a car abroad, you can hire a helicopter. What better way to treat your friends and family or to avoid that arduous motorway slog for a business meeting! Self fly hiring gives you all the benefits of owning a helicopter without the worry of maintenance, hangarage etc. you simply pay for hours and fuel you use. Before … Continue reading »
Cabri Day Success

Cabri Day Success

Last year when we received our first Guimbal Cabri G2 we celebrated by hosting an open day  so we could not think of any better way to celebrate the arrival of our second. There was food, fun and flying. We offered trial lessons all day at a special rate to give an opportunity to pilots, students and enthusiasts to experience the Cabri G2 - A helicopter for the 21st century, a two-seat, light piston-engined helicopter designed by a former Eurocopter engineer. The Cabri G2 boasts a three-bladed, fully articulated main rotor and fenestron-type tail rotor. Its sleek styling and modern looks really makes it a supermodel of the helicopter world. This … Continue reading »
Cabri Open Day and BBQ

Cabri Open Day and BBQ

Celebrate the arrival of our NEW Cabri G2 Helicopter by joining us at our ‘invitation only’ Open Day BBQ. This event is dedicated to getting up close and personal with our second state-of-the-art helicopter, perfect for pilots, students and budding captains such as yourself. Trial lessons on the day are available to pre-book with 50% off and there’ll be a chance to take a tour around the helicopter and see what makes the Cabri G2 such a popular choice for training. You will also have the opportunity to discuss PPL(H) training with our instructors, pilots and students. You’ll also be able to pig out with our BBQ whilst you look … Continue reading »
Zero to Hero

Zero to Hero

Go solo in just 25 hours! What could be more exhilarating than to lift off for the very first time piloting your own aircraft. Our Zero to Hero course allows you this once in a lifetime opportunity to fulfil your dreams without breaking the bank! With this training programme it really is possible to take to the skies solo in just 25 hours*. No way? Yes way! This package includes 25 hours of training in all aspects of Helicopter flight plus all the Ground School required enabling you to FLY SOLO! Choose our Zero to Hero course and you can expect one-to-one tuition from one of our highly skilled, experienced … Continue reading »
Get a buzz – fly HONI

Get a buzz – fly HONI

Elstree have added to their fleet, a fabulous white R22 Robinson Beta I. The Robinson R22’s are the world’s most recognised training helicopter and ‘HONI’ is no exception! This light, sensitive aircraft complete with GoPro cameras is perfect for trial lessons, experiences or full PPL(H) courses. Get a buzz like no other, bee one of the first to fly this wonderful aircraft HONI. Book now email info@elstreehelicopters.co.uk or call 0208 099 7766
Going Solo!

Going Solo!

What an amazing summer for our students! Over the past 2 months 3 of our students have achieved their dream – to fly SOLO! Zeeshan Ali has completed his 1st solo hover and circuits. Cabri G2 student Nick Reeves took a giant leap towards his ppl(h) by completing his 1st solo into local area, as did James Vernon in the Robinson R22. While our poster boy Max Gale passed his skills test with Capt. Phil Speechley and has passed his PPL(H). He is now officially Captain Max Gale and has already undertaken his 1st self fly hire hour! A huge congratulations to all of them and we wish them continued … Continue reading »
World Helicopter Day 16th August

World Helicopter Day 16th August

16th August sees the return of World Helicopter Day! World Helicopter Day aims to raise awareness of the contributions that helicopters make to our society and celebrate the diverse range of people that design, fly and support them, with events being held internationally. If you haven't done so before, this is the excuse you have been waiting for to give rotary flight a go! To book email lessons@elstreehelicopters.co.uk or call 0208 099 7766