Inzpire to continue CQHI provision
Inzpire has been awarded a contract to continue its provision of Apache and Wildcat Civilian Qualified Helicopter Instructors (CQHI) to the UK Joint Helicopter Command, the company announced on 9 February.
The CQHIs will provide 'conversion to type' and 'conversion to role' training on both Apache and Wildcat helicopters.
Inzpire has been delivering CQHIs to Joint Helicopter Command since 2012. The company delivers a full range of helicopter flying services from simulator validation to operational flying training.
Jonny Priest, head of Inzpire's helicopter services division, said: 'We believe our Instructors have provided an outstanding level of service with exceptional value for money during the last five year contract.'
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