Free Flight Competition, Recent Achievements, Drone Rules & More


PPL passes and achievements

A huge congratulations to Thomas Chantrell for completing his first solo! Many more to come Thomas, keep up the good work!
Congratulations to Dan Giltrap for completing his first solo! Hope it didn’t feel too lonely up there. Well done Dan!


Read more about gaining your Helicopter PPL or Aeroplane PPL

Julia’s House

Bliss proudly support Julia’s House

We’re fundraising for Julia’s House Children’s Hospice, and there’s a FREE Trial Flight up for grabs! Guess how many sweets there are in the jar to enter the competition.

Julia’s House is an award-winning children’s charity dedicated to bringing comfort and care to families across Dorset and Wiltshire.

For over a decade Julia’s House has provided practical and emotional support, tailoring their care to the needs of each individual child and their family, providing frequent and regular support in their own homes, in the community or at their hospice.

Read more about Julia’s House


Guidance for flying drones

How high can you fly?
Whether you are flying a drone for fun or profit, you must legally keep your device within your ‘visual line of sight’ at all times. The law is based on the clear premise that if you can’t see your drone, you can’t control your drone. For guidance we put an actual measurable distance on this ‘line of sight’ – which is set out very clearly in our Drone Code.

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Eurocopter EC120

Helicopter overview

The French built Eurocopter EC120 was launched in 1998 and is a popular turbine helicopter with charter companies and private owners in mainland Europe. It is capable of 400 nautical miles in range with cruising speeds of up to 150mph, comfortably carrying up to 5 people.

The EC120 offers passengers spacious seating and fantastic viewing, this makes it perfect for site seeing and photography; find out more about our hire and charter here.

It is the perfect progression for anyone wishing to convert to turbine flying. As a registered ATO (Approved Training Organisation) we are able to offer a type rating on any of the helicopters in our fleet, including the turbine powered EC120. Find out more about our Type Rating Training here.

Find out more about our Heli Fleet here

A visit from a brand new H175

Here’s one to put on the Christmas wishlist.

Direct from the factory and en route to her new home in Aberdeen. This wonderful machine will be working hard for Babcock MCS Offshore

Find out more about the H175


Summer is just around the corner

Follow us on Instagram for more amazing aerial shots

With all this great weather we’ve been having, and summer just around the corner, it’s time for some beautiful aerial shots.

Osborne House in Cowes, Isle of Wight

We’re now on Instagram, so why not give us a follow?
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Give the gift of flying!

Looking for the perfect gift as a special present, business incentive or just for you? Then why not see Dorset and its spectacular surroundings from the ultimate vantage point whilst at the controls of an aeroplane or helicopter?

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