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Penzance Helicopters, powered by Sloane Helicopters, fuelled by aviation excellence.

About Us

As Europe’s leading onshore helicopter company with over 48 years of aviation experience, Sloane Helicopters will be operating the new helicopter link between Penzance and the Isles of Scilly.

With over 24 years’ experience as the sole UK and Ireland Distributor and Service Centre for Leonardo Helicopters, Sloane is renowned for its expertise with Leonardo products. Having sold over 75 new Leonardo helicopters and currently maintaining over 80 helicopters, we provide aircraft maintenance for one of the largest commercial fleets in Europe.

Sloane has an excellent reputation in providing flight operations and currently operates three Air Ambulance contracts and a Ministry of Defence contract supplying the aircraft, pilots and helicopter maintenance. Our flight training Centre of Excellence offers the industry leading instruction and our crews are trained to the highest standards.

In addition to our aviation expertise, we all share a strong connection and passion for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Sloane’s Chairman, David George, was educated in Penzance, Jeremy Awenat, Managing Director, served with The Royal Navy at Culdrose and has family connections in the local area, and our Chief Pilot lived and flew in Cornwall for many years.

Sloane Helicopters looks forward to bringing its experience and expertise to the operation for the benefit of islanders, visitors and local businesses.


We will be recruiting for various posts soon, if you’re interested in a career with Penzance Helicopters please email your CV and the position you would like to be considered for to