Helicopter.co.uk

Welcome to helicopter.co.uk the premier online resource for everything helicopter related. Whether you’re looking for information on the history and development of the helicopter, guidance on training to become a helicopter pilot or taking a trial lesson, becoming a commercial helicopter pilot, chartering a helicopter, taking a pleasure flight or are interested in helicopter aerial photography, this is the place for you.

This site has articles and information written by real helicopter pilots with backgrounds in areas as diverse as: military helicopter operations, search and rescue, helicopter charter, oil and gas helicopter operations and VIP transport to name but a few.

If you’re interested in any of the following helicopter topics, this is the site for you:

  • Helicopter training: everything you need to know about helicopter flying lessons and becoming a helicopter pilot in the UK.
  • Helicopter Search and Rescue: ever wondered what happens in real-life search and rescue operations in the UK, our team of pilots have been there and done it and share their experience with you.
  • Helicopter charter: a complete guide to the world of chartering a helicopter. Whether it’s a quick pleasure flight with the family or a business trip we tell you what to look out for and put you in touch with the best operators in the helicopter charter business.
  • Helicopter flight and history: want to know how a helicopter flies? Where it all began? This site has expert articles written by real helicopter pilots that reveal all.

The site is designed to be a one-stop resource for all UK helicopter information. Our content is unique, expertly written and most importantly: written by real world UK helicopter pilots. We are constantly adding new articles, resources and information to keep you up-to-date with developments in the world of helicopter aviation.

If you’re interested in the development and history of the helicopter, we can show you the development from the earliest autogyro sketches by Da Vinci to the multi-million pound helicopters of today. If you’ve decided that helicopter flying is for you, we have all you need to know about gaining your Helicopter Private Pilot’s License and the route to commercial flying as a full time career. Our expert contributors share their experience of search and rescue (SAR) helicopter operations, giving an insight into one of the most challenging, dangerous and rewarding areas of helicopter flying.

We can put you in touch with helicopter training organisations, charter and pleasure flight providers, helicopter aerial photography companies and helicopter sale brokers throughout the UK.