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Arcus Helicopters News

Well done to Charles completing his Cabri G2 Type Rating!

November 02, 2018

Charles has completed his Cabri G2 Type Rating in the clear blue skies winter weather we have been having. This included learning how to handle a completely new type of helicopter both in the air and on the ground. Well done Charles!

Josh passes his PPL(H) on the R22

October 24, 2018

Congratulations to Josh for passing his PPL(H) on the Robinson R22 after completing all his training with us here at Arcus. Josh has now taken advantage of the reduced rate on our R44 G-FRYA and has his Type Rating booked in! 

Well done Jack for Completing his Assessment of Competence!

June 27, 2018

Another really good Flight Instructor pass for Jack! Congratulations to him for completing the course and we wish him all the best back at VVB where he is now based. Jack flew the course and passed on our Guimbal Cabri G2 examined by Captain Mike Buckland. 

Congratulations to Joe for Completing his Assessment of Competence!

April 25, 2018

Well done to Joe for passing his Flight Instructor (Helicopter) Assessment of Competence on the Guimbal Cabri G2! Joe was examined by Captain Mike Buckland who asked him to brief and demonstrate exercise 10 Basic Autorotations. Joe then had some time being questioned on some Theoretical Knowledge questions and EASA regulations. Once again, well done Joe - a sterling effort!

Well done to Andrew for passing his R22 Type Rating!

April 19, 2018

Congratulations to Andrew for passing his Robinson R22 Type Rating course after being examined by Captain Nigel Burton. Andrew had to show his flight skills and fly certain manoeuvres including take-off's and approaches, practice forced landings, and circuit emergencies. Andrew is now rated on both the Robinson R22 and the Robinson R44 and looks forward to flying them both! 

Nicole goes solo for the first time!

April 19, 2018

Congratulations to Nicole for going on her first solo flight today in the R44! She went out with Captain David Marsland for some final bits of training before he stepped out and Nicole did a few take off's and landings alone in the cockpit! This is a massive milestone for Nicole and now we look onto the next step of her PPL(H)! 

Alasdair completes his Assessment of Competance!

April 15, 2018

Congratulations to Alasdair for completing his Assessment of Competence in the R22 today! Alasdair briefed a flight exercise, and then flew that exercise with his examiner as a demonstration of his instructional techniques. Alasdair was then quizzed on some theoretical knowledge and some aviation regulations before being given his Flight Instructor ticket! Alasdair now is looking forward to doing some teaching when he can! 

Congratulations to Rhys for passing his Assessment of Competance!

April 12, 2018

Today Rhys, in the R22, completed his Assessment of Competence with Captain Mike Buckland! Rhys briefed his examiner, followed by a demonstration instructional flight followed by an afternoon of presenting a lecture and theoretical knowledge testing. Well done again to Rhys! 

Congratulations to Adrian for passing his PPL(H)!

March 29, 2018

Well done to Adrian for completing his Skills Test with Examiner David Marsland today in the Robinson R22! He flew a navigation followed by being examined on some General Handling. Adrian is now looking to go on further to complete his R44 Type Rating next month. 

Congratulations to Andrew for passing his R44 Type Rating!

March 23, 2018

Massive congratulations to Andrew for completing his R44 Type Rating today with Examiner David Marsland. Andrew was trained by Captain James Ferrand in his very own R44. Andrew now has some trips planned with his family. 

Well done to Paul for passing his R44 Type Rating!

March 22, 2018

Congratulations to Paul for completing his R44 Type Rating today with Examiner David Marsland. Paul did just the required 5 hours training before being ready for test. Paul was thrilled with his pass and excited to sign the Arcus student pass blades!

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