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The 2017 Heli UK Expo Challenge Cup has begun!

June 2, 2017

The Helicopter Club of Great Britain (HCGB) holds an annual British Helicopter Championship for members and guests to compete. In the past years the emphasis in helicopter air sports has been to make them more spectator friendly.

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This is only the third time this format has been aired in the UK and The Heli UK Expo Air Challenge Cup is the first of this type of racing launched at Heli UK Expo in 2014. It is a crowd facing series of races where the spectator can watch some thrilling flying as helicopters race up and down parallel courses against the clock and speed is of the essence!

All the competitions will be running at the same time and there promises to be two days of excellent flying as UK crews battle against the rest of the world to gain points in the Helicopter World Cup. British talent will be showcased at is very best in a bid to win the Queens Cup. The heat is on for the UK as it is the current holder of the Heli UK Expo Challenge Cup.  Our superstar commentators will guide you through the proceedings.

Please check the programme and come along to lend your support to the crew and cheer them on. There will be some spectacular close up flying from the best helicopter crews in the world.

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Challenge Cup Programme

Friday 2nd June

11.00  Competition commences          14.00  Competition resumes

Saturday 3rd June

11.00  Competition Resumes            15.45  Prize Giving Ceremony

 

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