About Us

HeliGroup is one of the UK’s most experienced helicopter VIP charter companies. We are also the official distributor for Hélicoptères Guimbal and the Cabri G2 in the UK and Ireland. We have dedicated charter facilities at Wycombe, London, Maidenhead and Oxford.

HeliGroup own and operate a fleet of modern Airbus Helicopters for our charter operations with our average fleet age being just 1 year, allowing all customers travel in style and comfort. All of our helicopters are maintained by the manufacturer, Airbus.

From corporate entertainment to a wide range of helicopter charters, from airport shuttles, sporting events, aerial photography, load-lifting and specialist flights are all part of our portfolio. Please contact us to discuss any requirements you may have.

Our Training Terms and Conditions that we work to can be found by clicking here.
Our Charter Terms and Conditions can be found by clicking here.
AOC operated by V21 Ltd t/a Helicopter Services Ltd

STAFF & PILOTS

Matthew MunsonDirector

Matthew has built up and run a series of successful companies ranging from IT to Property, Equipment Hire to Media over the last 20 years. Matthew has a keen passion for flying which has led him to focus on HeliGroup. Matthew flies the A109, H120, H130, H135, AS355 and a Cabri G2.

Ed SaleDirector

Ed joined HeliGroup from Airbus Helicopters (formerly Eurocopter) and brings a wealth of experience in the sales and marketing aspect of Helicopters and Aviation, having worked in the aviation industry his entire career.

Richard TyrerCharter Pilot

Richard grew up flying helicopters, and has worked as an instructor and charter pilot before moving to the North Sea flying the Airbus H225 Super Puma and AW189. Richard predominantly flies our Airbus H135 VIP helicopter, as well as our AS355.
Amy GeorgeOperations Manager & Pilot

Amy started her PPL when she was 17 years old and was one of the youngest females to gain a PPL. Amy looks after the day to day operations of HeliGroup and our flying activities, as well as being a Cabri G2 pilot and assists with the sales and marketing of the Cabri products

Andy BlackstoneFinancial Controller

Having worked in aviation, along with other non-aviation businesses prior to joining HeliGroup, Andy is well versed in all aspects of finance, accounts and management.

Captain Leon SmithHead of Training
  • EASA CPL(H) with Instrument Rating
  • UK CAA ATPL(H) with Instrument Rating
  • FAA ATPL(H) with Instrument Rating
  • Senior Examiner (SE)
  • Instrument Rating Examiner (IRE)
  • Flight Instructor Examiner (FIE)
  • Type Rating Examiner (TRE)
  • Flight Examiner CPL/PPL (FE)
  • Ground Examiner (GE)
  • Flight Instructor Course Instructor (FIC)
  • Instrument Rating Instructor (IRI)
  • Type Rating Instructor (TRI)
  • Flight Instructor CPL/PPL (FI)
Captain Ruth DowneyChief Pilot
  • EASA CPL(H) with Instrument Rating
  • UK CAA ATPL(H) with Instrument Rating
  • Type Rating Examiner (TRE)
  • Flight Examiner CPL/PPL (FE)
  • Instrument Rating Instructor (IRI)
  • Type Rating Instructor (TRI)
  • Flight Instructor CPL/PPL (FI)
Captain Jim WigginsDeputy Chief Pilot
  • EASA CPL(H) with Instrument Rating
  • EASA ATPL(H) with Instrument Rating
  • Flight Instructor CPL/PPL (FI)
  • Flight Examiner CPL/PPL (FE)
  • Type Rating Instructor (TRI)
  • Instrument Rating Instructor (IRI)
Captain Jonathan PennyLine Pilot/Instructor
  • EASA CPL(H)
  • UK CAA ATPL(H)
  • UK CAA ATPL(A)
  • Type Rating Examiner (TRE)
  • Type Rating Instructor (TRI)
  • Flight Instructor CPL/PPL (FI)
  • EASA PPL(A)
Captain Tom MacLeanLine Pilot/Instructor
  • EASA CPL(H) with Instrument Rating
  • Flight Instructor CPL/PPL (FI)