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HeliPower Ltd was established to ensure continued quality helicopter services from Newtownards and across Northern Ireland. HeliPower Ltd has one Robinson R22, one Robinson R44, a Bell 206L3 Longranger and a Bell 206 Jetranger when required. HeliPower pilots have experience operating throughout the UK and Europe on various types of helicopters including As350/H125 (all variants), B206 Jetranger and Longranger and Cabri G2, Robinson R22 and R44.

HeliPower has modern premises, which includes briefing rooms for our students along with a large conference room available for hire. The association with Northumbria Helicopters gives access to a fleet of helicopters and pilots throughout the UK and Ireland.

HeliPower is continuously growing and seeks to further develop its client base and market share in the aviation industry by breaking further into the UK and Irish markets. Public transport flights operate under Northumbria Helicopters AOCGB2257 and training is conducted under JRF Aviations' approval GBR.DTO.0084.

The Team

We are all lucky to have a job we love!

Jonny Beckett

Director & Chief Pilot

CPL(H), Flight Examiner, Flight Instructor, Radiotelephony & Ground Examiner, PPL(A)

Rated on: R22, R44, As350 & Bell B206/L
Jonny has been flying for 20 years and as a result has a wealth of experience of flying various aircraft. He has worked with all of our students, passing on his knowledge and expertise, helping many go on to complete their PPL(H), Type & Night Qualifications. Jonny holds radiotelephony, ground & flight examiners ratings and is the owner of the company. Jonny has over 4500 hours flying helicopters and almost 1000 hours fixed wing experience.

Paul Rylance

Operations Manager


Rated on: R44
Paul works as front of house for HeliPower. He is the main point of contact for students and customers.

Andy Alderdice

Pilot & Instructor

CPL(H), Flight Instructor

Rated on: R22, R44, B206/L
Andy has been flying for 5 years and works part-time for Helipower flying pleasure and charter trips, he has recently underaken the Flight Instructor course and will soon be teaching our students.

Gareth Russell



Rated on: R22, R44, B206/L
Gareth "Rusty" Russell is a full time airline pilot and flies for Helipower on his days off mainly sightseeing tours.

The Fleet

Bell 206L3 Longranger

The Longranger is used for sightseeing and charter flights.

  • Up to 6 passengers
  • Cruise speed 120mph
  • 450miles range

Robinson R44

The R44 is used for sightseeing and charter flights plus pilot training

  • Up to 3 passengers
  • Cruise speed 110mph
  • 300miles range

Robinson R22

The R22 is used for pilot training .

  • 1 passengers
  • Cruise speed 90mph
  • 250miles range