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About Us

Founded in 1971, Sloane Helicopters is the most accomplished onshore helicopter company in Europe and remains within the same private ownership of its founder and Chairman, David George. Sloane has a distinguished reputation for providing helicopter support services from its bases at Northampton, Elstree, Northolt and Enniskillen.

There really is no better place to begin your flying journey than the Sloane Helicopters Flying School at Sywell Aerodrome, Northamptonshire. Our excellent Flight Training facilities enable us to provide the highest standard of training for every level of pilot from the novice to the professional.

The courses that we provide include:

  • Light Aircraft Pilot Licence - LAPL(H)
  • Private Pilot Licence - PPL(H)
  • Commercial Pilot Licence - CPL(H)
  • Flight Instructor Rating - FI(H)
  • Multi Engine Instrument Rating – MEIR(H)
  • Night Rating
  • Type Ratings: R22, R44, R66, AW109E, AW109S, AW109SP

Our procedural trainer simulator has been designed as a non-motion training tool for Instrument Rating courses, as well as providing instrument and visual training support towards the completion of the Private Pilot Licence, Commercial Pilot Licence and Night Rating.

Sloane is an ELCAS approved learning provider.

More information
Please contact the Flying School on the details below: 
Tel: + 44 1604 790595 
Fax: + 44 1604 790988
Email: training@sloanehelicopters.com