SAS Group has its origins in two companies, Police Aviation Services and Medical Aviation Services, both set up in the UK over 30 years ago during the infancy of Emergency Services aviation.

We continue to expand and develop our services which now include VIP Helicopter Maintenance, Offshore Operations and Night HEMS using Night Vision Goggles.

Our UK headquarters are at Gloucestershire Airport in the UK, and our continental European Support Center is based in Genk, Belgium. It is from these two locations that we support our maintenance bases and customer operations around Europe and the Middle East.

Established

1984

Staff Employed

150+

Operating

24/7

A little history

1984
Company formed this year as Police Aviation Services and was one of the pioneers of emergency services aviation.
Company formed this year as Police Aviation Services and was one of the pioneers of emergency services aviation.
1985
Following the success of Police Aviation Services a year later Medical Aviation Services was formed.
Following the success of Police Aviation Services a year later Medical Aviation Services was formed.
1997
Specialist Aviation Services supported a Britten-Norman BN-2T Islander G-PASU as it circumnavigated the Northern Hemisphere lasting 64 days and covering 16,229 miles in support of two RAF Chipmunks
Capabilities & Approvals

Our type focus is the AW 139, AW 169 and MD902 Explorer

In addition to our AOC which covers a variety of specialist operations, SAS holds a comprehensive range of EASA and CAA approvals. These cover maintenance, design, manufacturing and flight testing. Some apply to a range of helicopter and fixed wing aircraft types. Whilst our core business is the fulfilment of specialist turnkey aviation solutions, SAS also provides a number of other offerings. These include aircraft sales support, conversion training, aircraft maintenance, CAMO services, interiors, painting, bespoke aircraft modifications & STC’s. SAS is a member of the British Helicopter Association.

Our leadership

Henk Schaeken
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Henk Schaeken

Managing Director

Stuart Tozer
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Stuart Tozer

Finance Director

Jan-Marc van Dam
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Jan-Marc van Dam

Director of Completions & Head of Design

James Willmott
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James Willmott

Group Sales Director

Wayne D'Andilly
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Wayne D'Andilly

Director of Engineering

Vaughan Ordish
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Vaughan Ordish

Director of Compliance

Jim Lynch
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Jim Lynch

Interim Director of Operations & Group Chief Pilot

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