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Oxford airport offers broad support capabilities on a wide group of helicopters, general (GA) and business (Biz Av) aircraft. Technical and airworthiness management, engineering, design and spares support is provided by AirMed Engineering, Eurocopter and Hawker Beechcraft for the most common business jets, piston GA, business turboprop, turbine and piston helicopter and regional airliner models. Line support and maintenance management on Hawker, Bombardier and Citation products is provided by Tyler Aeronautica and Hangar 8 plc.

A number of resident maintenance companies also offer extensive capabilities for design, modification, refurbishment and upgrade services with a multitude of European, US and other international approvals along with ISO 9000/9001 quality accreditation.

A modern paint facility on site operated by Flying Colours also enhances the overall package of services available at Oxford. Interior trim refurbishment with expertise in aircraft interiors can be provided from a local company, All Wheel Trim.

Contact details for service providers and their capabilities are shown below:

AirMed - Engineering & Parts Sales

As the largest air ambulance operator in the UK, AirMed understands the extreme importance of aircraft reliability and safety. With the experience of operating and maintaining their own fleet of nine aircraft ranging from PA34 Piper Senecas to Learjet 35As, AirMed is in an excellent position to provide maintenance support.

AirMed Engineering has EASA Part 145 Part M, subpart 1 approval and is a Cessna Authorised Service Facility and Parts Sales agent specialising in Cessna Caravan 208’s. With over 20,000 square feet of hangar space it not only provides maintenance support for its own fleet of aircraft, but also provides third party maintenance, management and parts sales. Whether you are a commercial operator or a private flyer, AirMed Engineering has extensive experience and knowledge of all the needs and requirements of your aircraft.

Services: Third party maintenance

  • Aircraft Management
  • Parts sales
  • Aircraft surveys

Aircraft types/brands:

  • Piper – PA34, PA31, PA31T2, PA42
  • Cessna (especially C208’s)
  • Learjet 35A
  • PT6A engines
  • Lycoming
  • TCM

Tel: +44 (0)1865 371 128
Fax: +44 (0)1865 370 642

Eurocopter UK Ltd
(formerly McAlpine Helicopters)

David Lewis – Director of Sales (01865 852 407) /
Estelle Hewetson – Senior Key Account Manger MRO (01865 852490) Mobile: (07490 444360) /
Tel: +44 (0) 1865 841 188
Fax: +44 (0) 1865 842 440 / 827


Sales (new and used) and custom completions, retrofits and conversion of helicopters, line and base level maintenance and the provision and sale of modification kits. Spares and logistical support. Eurocopter UK (formally McAlpine Helicopters) has been long established as the UK’s and one of Europe’s foremost experts on technical support and design of both corporate and special role and utility helicopters, both civilian and military. Eurocopter UK operates and supports the majority of Police helicopter support units in the UK and numerous medevac and air ambulance aircraft. No other company in the UK has the same capabilities for the integration of complex systems and avionics onto rotary platforms.

Aircraft / Brands:

All Eurocopter, Aerospatiale, MBB helicopter products

A2B Aero Ltd and A2B Heli (Maintenance) Ltd

Hangar 4 South, London Oxford Airport,
Kidlington, Oxon, OX5 1RA

Andrew Bloxham – Managing Director
Tel: +44 (0) 1844 352 239

A2B Heli Maintenance is a EASA Part 145 independent commercial helicopter maintenance company specialising in the support of leading commercial helicopter types. Part of the expanding A2B Aero Group, which comprises a team of five dedicated OEM factory trained certifying staff with experience on a wide range of Eurocopter, Bell, Agusta and Sikorsky models, offering support all around the world.


Capabilities include Airworthiness Management – EASA Part M (G & I) approved, to manage, import and completes ARC’s on, Bell, Eurocopter and Sikorsky products (Agusta and MD Helicopters are scheduled to follow). A2B Aero is Part 147 Approved to deliver Engineer Type Training on Eurocopter and Bell models. The company provides Consultancy Services across the globe for Quality Management, EASA Form 4 Business Support, Procedure Optimisation, Aircraft Surveys, Organisation Health Checks and much more.

Aircraft / Brands:

A2B Heli will provide MRO support on the Eurocopter EC120, EC130, EC135, EC155, AS350, AS355, AS365, EC145, Bell BK117, BO105, Agusta Westland A109, Sikorsky S76 & MD 900.

Hawker Beechcraft Corporation
(formally Raytheon Aircraft Services)

Tel: +44 (0) 1244 523 778/888 (Chester/Hawarden HQ)
Fax: +44(0) 1244 523 544

Note: Hawker Beechcraft have now consolidated support operations at Chester (Hawarden). For Hawker (125 series) support at Oxford, please contact either EBAS, Hangar 8 plc or PremiAir

Tyler Aeronautica Ltd

Contact: Colin Tyler or Damian White
Tel: +44 (0) 1865 848 111
Direct: +44 (0) 1865 840 880
Fax: +44 (0) 1865 840 885
e-mail: or


EASA Part M, Subpart G, (CAME) management and co-ordination for other AOC (JAR-OPS 1) operators, quality management, airframe/engine line support, pre-buy/survey services and expertise, refurbishment (interior and exterior) co-ordination. A highly experienced team with decades of maintenance management and co-ordination expertise, in particular on Hawker and Citation product lines.

Aircraft / Brands:

Embraer, Cessna Citation expertise on all 500, 525, 550, 560, 650 series and Excel models. Raytheon Hawkers & Premier 1. Pratt & Whitney Canada, Williams, Honeywell/Allied Signal/Garrett.

Hangar 8 plc

Hangar 8 plc
The Farmhouse, Oxford Airport, Kidlington,
Oxford, OX5 1RA

Tel: +44 (0)1865 372 215
Fax: +44 (0)1865 372 216


Hangar 8 offers a total aircraft management service at Oxford including crewing, charter and maintenance control. With EASA-145 approval on all Hawker products including the 4000 and Beechjet 400 family along with Citationjet (CJ) and other Cessna products, their on-site engineering staff have decades of expertise on type. Hangar 8 welcome third party owners/operators needing base and line-level support.

Aircraft / Brands:

All Eurocopter, Aerospatiale, MBB helicopter products

RD Aviation

Tel: +44 (0) 1865 841 441
Fax: +44 (0) 1865 842 495


Instrument, headset supplies, repairs, panel installations and design.

Aircraft / Brands:

Instrumentation on most gliders, microlights, PFA types etc.

Flying Colours

Tel: +44 (0) 1865 849 982
Fax: +44 (0) 1865 849 983


Aircraft painting services – full strip and re-paint or rub-down, corrosion removal and rectification. Interior refurbishment contracting and co-ordination.

Aircraft / Brands:

Any aircraft, helicopters, vehicles (incl. Formula 1 vehicles), and components up to Dassault Falcon 50 size.

All Wheel Trim

Tel: +44 (0) 1993 776 800
Mob: +44 (0) 7980 625 814
Fax: +44 (0) 1993 705 352


Re-trim, re-covering, refurbishment of all interior soft furnishings, re-styling of seats, fire-blocking, edge-binding, carpets, headliners, plastic trim repairs and re-painting, side-walls.

Aircraft / Brands

Any aircraft up to larger mid-size jet cabins, Formula 1 hospitality units and trucks, classic vehicles.

Oxford Aviation Ltd

Tel: 0800 783 7461 (Freephone)
Tel: 01865 774 500
Fax: 01865 774 555
Mobile: 07799 113 993


Oxford Aviation specialises in stocking and distributing OEM and FAA-PMA aerospace filtration products including Oil, Fuel, Hydraulic, and Air for engine and airframe filters & filter kits. Corporate, Regional and Commercial Airlines, Fixed Base Operators (FBOs) and Maintenance Organisations will save up to 70% by using their quality filter & associated products. Oxford Aviation stocks a wide variety of factory new filters and associated products with traceability back to the manufacturers, in accordance with the various regulatory and airworthiness requirements.


Turbomeca is the world’s leading helicopter engine manufacturer with 14 sites and 32 repair centres around the world. Oxford is an authorised repair centre.

Contact: Craig Bell - Turbomeca Field Representative (Oxford)
Tel: +44 (0) 1865 856 600
Mobile: +44 (0) 7802 647 945
Fax: +44 (0) 1865 856 601

Executive & Business Aviation Support Ltd (EBAS)

June 2013 - EBAS have ceased operations at Oxford.

PremiAir Aircraft Engineering

April 2013 - PremiAir have ceased operations.

CSE Aviation

CSE Aviation was closed down early 2008 under the parentage of BBA Aviation plc. Matters pertaining to any business undertaken by CSE Aviation in the past should be addressed to:

CSE Citation Centre
Hangar 100, Bournemouth Airport, Christchurch
Dorset, BH23 6NW, United Kingdom

Tel: +44(0)1202 573 243
Fax: +44(0)1202 581 579

CSP Parts Supply

Formally CSE Parts Supply, then CSP, the spares/parts and engine sales business has now been integrated with Piper UK Ltd. Matters pertaining to any business undertaken by CSP in the past should be addressed to:

Piper UK Ltd.
Premier House, Cecil Pashley Way, Shoreham Airport
Shoreham by Sea, West Sussex, BN43 5FF, United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0) 845 241 9865
Fax: +44 (0) 845 241 9866

General Enquiries:   T: +44 (0)1865 290 600 / 710
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