The Eurocopter centre will include a 10,000ft2 logistics warehouse, 5,000ft2 of offices and 5,360ft2 of flight simulator accommodation to house Eurocopter’s first UK-based EC225 Flight Training Simulator.
The facility, to be designed and built by the Knight Property Group, is in an ideal location to serve as a heliport for the offshore oil industry and will bring support technology to one of the largest helicopter maintenance hubs in the world. It is currently home to helicopter operators Bristow Helicopters, Bond Offshore and CHC.
Markus Steinke, managing director of Eurocopter
‘The Eurocopter Puma/Super Puma/EC255 helicopter family has proved very popular in the
‘We aim to have a network of local operations close to our customers throughout the
Work on the site is scheduled to begin in April and completion is expected by December this year.