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About Helitrip

We are a passionate and professional team based in Shrewsbury, Shropshire. Centrally located, we provide a UK wide helicopter charter service for both corporate and leisure helicopter flights.

Meet the team:

Captain Paul Midwinter, Senior Pilot

Captain Paul Midwinter, Helitrip Pilot

Paul is a professional and friendly commercial helicopter pilot and flight instructor. With over  2,000 hours and over 10 years in aviation, Paul is qualified to fly the twin-engine AS355, B206 JetRanger, Robinson R44 and the Robinson R22 training helicopter.

Paul has extensive experience of transporting corporateleisure and VIP passengers; air transfers to the UK’s major outdoor events; flying the London heli routes and aerial photographic work for TV, newspapers and government agencies.

In his spare time, Paul enjoys country pursuits, golfing and swimming.

Steve Patterson, Founding Partner

Steve Patterson, Helitrip Founder

Steve has a keen passion for business and flying, qualifying as a fixed wing pilot during the late 1980’s and as a helicopter pilot in 2009.

Steve has always wanted to combine his business interest with his passion for aviation, which led to the creation of Helitrip.


Phil Jones,  Founding Partner

Phil Jones, Helitrip Founder

Phil is also a keen flyer; having qualified on the fixed wing in the late 1980’s, Phil enjoys both business and aviation and has created Helitrip with Steve.

They can often be found flying over Guernsey or France in Phil’s Commander at weekends!

Steve and Phil also own Guestline, which is a company specialising in reservation software for the hotel industry.


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