Heli World

Test Proving Helicopters and Pre-Purchase Inspections

One aspect of our helicopter management service took us to Milan in February to perform a pre-purchase inspection and test proving flight for this lovely Airbus AS355NP (above) This is a valuable service for prospective purchasers whom seek expert advice from operators such as ourselves to ensure what they are purchasing is good value, in […]

London: Business Jet Capital of Europe

With some eight airports serving the UK’s capital, London boasts a wonderful choice to the private and business jet charter client. However, leaving these airports quickly by car can be a major issue when trying to get clients to their final destination. To solve this problem, a helicopter charter directly from the airport to London […]

Helicopters in TV Adverts

Our recent participation in a photo shoot on No Man’s Land Fort had us thinking about TV adverts that featured helicopters, especially when we saw one of 2016’s Christmas adverts featuring Mrs. Claus making some special deliveries in her’s. Our Operations Team came up with these suggestions and then thought we should have a quiz […]

Airbus H160 – The future of Helicopters

It isn’t often you get totally blown away by a new helicopter but when Airbus announced the distinct features and attributes planned for the H160, we were genuinely excited and keen for every drop of new information. They recently released photographs and specifications of their prototype and we were not disappointed. If there was only […]

Battersea Heliport

A Guide to Barclays London Heliport

We’re constantly flying charters in an out of London and the main landing place is Barclay’s Heliport in Battersea. This guest blog, by Heliport Manager Simon Hutchins, gives you an insight into the present day operation and its place in aviation history. The Barclays London Heliport alongside the River Thames at Battersea is the only […]

Lewis Hamilton’s First Helicopter Flight to the British Grand Prix

Since his first F1™ win in 2007 Lewis Hamilton has grown into a true motor racing champion. Every time we see him race we’re taken back to 2008 and the day he flew with Atlas Helicopters to Silverstone. It was Lewis’ first flight to the circuit, followed closely by his first triumph at the British […]

Team Work and the Air Ambulance Service

The charity that Atlas Helicopters supports is the Air Ambulance Service. They perform a very valuable task and have been able to save many lives. This guest blog is written by Jo Payne, the service’s National Volunteering Manager. Team work: not just a phrase, but essential at every level throughout the charity to ensure we […]

Top Helicopter Toys For Christmas

With Christmas just a matter of weeks away, you’re probably racking your brains for what to buy your children and your younger relatives. We may be biased, but there’s one gift we’re eager to recommend – a toy helicopter! Helicopters have fascinated children since their inception, and a helicopter small enough to fit in your […]