Aircraft Fleet

Helicopter fleet

We’re well-known for helicopters in Yorkshire, whether it’s for hire or for a flying experience.

Our helicopter fleet has something for everyone, from a simple cost effective Robinson R44 to the luxury 5 seater Bell 505 Jet Ranger.

Both are available from the base at Sherburn Airfield, or from Leeds Bradford Airport.

Bell 505 Jet Ranger

The Bell 505 Jet Ranger X is the very latest modern light helicopter developed and produced by Bell in the USA.

Specifications:

5 seats
Full Glass Cockpit
Range: 565 km
Top speed: 232 km/h
Length: 13 m
Maximum Take-off mass: 3680 llbs
Engine type: Turbomeca Arrius
Manufacturer: Bell Helicopter

Robinson R44

Raven 1:
Passengers and Baggage with Standard Fuel: 781 lb (354 kg)
Cruise Speed: up to 113 kts (130 mph)
Max Range (no reserve): approx 300 nm (350 sm)
Hover Ceiling IGE @ Gross Weight: 6400 ft

Raven 2:
Passengers and Baggage with Standard Fuel: 823 lb (373 kg)
Cruise Speed: p to 116 kts (135 mph)
Max Range (no reserve): approx 300 nm (350 sm)
Hover Ceiling IGE @ Gross Weight: 8950 ft

Other types of aircraft which are available for charter and training by request are as follows:

Bel 47
Bell 206
Augusta 109
Airbus 155

Fixed wing / airplane fleet

With a new base at Leeds Bradford Airport we’re thrilled to be able to offer fixed wing aircraft.

Cessna 172 Skyhawk

The Cessna 172 is a great light aircraft for students and recreational flying alike. Based at our Leeds flight school, it’s available for training, pleasure flights and hire.

Specifications:

Speed: 126 knots Maximum at sea level
Cruise Speed:124 knots 75% power at 8,000 feet
Maximum Takeoff Weight: 2,550 pounds
Maximum Landing Weight: 2,550 pounds
Range: 518 nm – Time: 4.26 hours
Range @ 10,000 feet 45% power – 53 gallons usable fuel
Range: 638 nm – Time: 6.72 hours

Piper PA-28-161 Diesel Warrior

A stunning aircraft that’s perfect for IR training. Featuring a glass cockpit, it’s available from our Leeds Airport base for training, pleasure flights and hire.

Specifications:

Engine type: TAE 125-02-99
Engine class: Piston
Maximum take-off weight (design): 1055 kg
Maximum landing weight: 1055 kg