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 training and charter facilities at Wycombe, London, Maidenhead and Oxford.

Our pilots, instructors and examiners are amongst the most senior in the UK, as well as being Senior Examiners, and we are the only UK company to offer type ratings on over 17 different types of helicopter in-house, as well as Flight Instructor Refresher courses and Instrument Rating Examiner courses to name just a few of the advanced types of training we conduct. We currently own 21 helicopters in total, making us the largest privately owned helicopter company fleet in the UK.

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, 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.

Sarah HarperSales and Events

Sarah has been working in the media and high net worth segments for many years, and brings a wealth of experience to the HeliGroup team. Sarah looks after all HeliGroup events, including our many tours and trips, as well as marketing events for our charter and Guimbal customers. Feel free to contact Sarah with any sales and event related queries!
Amy GeorgeOperations

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.

  • EASA PPL(H)
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)