About Us

GEO Helicopters, run by Captain Gareth Owen, provides the following:

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GEO Helicopters provide the full PPL(H) with a structure and timetable to suit all individual requirements. All flight training, ground school, ground exams and flight test are conducted at our facility in Caernarfon Airport.

In order to qualify for the issue of a helicopter private license, you must complete the following:

° A minimum of 45 hrs. flight instruction
° Pass 9 written exams
° Obtain a class 2 medical
° Obtain a radio licence
° Pass a skills test

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All Test subjects are supported by 1 to 1 or group ground school as required in an relaxed and supportive environment. All subject tests, Radio licenses and medicals can be completed at our facility at Caernarfon airport.



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We provide all aspects of currency training from pre LPC’s to general brush ups on confined areas to all emergency procedures all to keep the pilot sharp and current.



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Being Located next to the Snowdonia national park we are ideally located to explore the valleys and mountains the park. We provide many sorties to demonstrate and teach various techniques to be able to enjoy the environment in a safe fashion.



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This is a fantastic opportunity to experience the magic of flight in a way that only a helicopter can provide before committing to a full course.


This is an undeniably magical day, involving 2 full briefings and 2 full training flights, including a demonstration of how a helicopter really is a unique aircraft.


  • In addition to the above, Gareth is also ready with advice and guidance useful for all aspects of pilot licensing.

    Gareth has a wealth of experience as both a commercial pilot and flight instructor throughout Europe, and is highly regarded within the flight training community.