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Cobham Helicopter Academy has first customer

25th October 2017 - 13:00 GMT | by Alan Warnes in Nîmes-Garons

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Cobham is set to launch its new helicopter academy by the end of the year, and already has an undisclosed launch customer.

Based at Newquay International Airport, the facility will use its team of ex-military instructors to train helicopter aircrews from all over the world. They will teach both military and civilian personnel how to fly helicopters, as well as in SAR capabilities, tactical operations and commercial services.

Andy Upton, business development manager, told Shephard  at the Search and Rescue International 17 exhibition in Nîmes-Garons: ‘We have already signed up one international customer. We have been training pilots for

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