Colin Harris joins Starspeed

Colin Harris has joined UK operator Starspeed’s operations team.

Harris has 25 years experience with helicopters. He started his career in 1989 with Alan Mann Helicopters, Colin spent the first few years working on the ramp before moving into flight operations in 1995.

In 2010 Harris moved to run the flight operations department for a private Owner operating two Agusta A109s.

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Sarah French, ground operations manager at Starspeed says: “We’re delighted to welcome Colin to Starspeed. He brings a wealth of experience to our team as we continue to develop and expand.”

Starspeed earlier this month added two GL3 Portable Approach Path Indicators from Bauertech, this equipment is a key safety aid for pilots landing on improvised landing sites, such as open fields or lawns at country houses or hotels.

Starspeed is Europe’s largest helicopter management, charter and training company. The company has two bases, at Fairoaks, Surrey and at Kemble, Gloucestershire. It operates 15 helicopters including Sikorsky S-92, S76, Airbus Helicopters EC155, EC145, EC135, AS365, AS355 and the Bell 429.

Terry Spruce

Terry is Senior News Editor and writes for both Corporate Jet Investor and Helicopter Investor. He is also responsible for our helicopter guides. Terry has been an aviation enthusiast since the early 1970s. He is a lapsed Private Pilot and ex-Piper Cherokee owner. He has flown a number of light aircraft and is comfortable sitting in the co-pilot's seat or the back of any aircraft. Before moving to journalism he was a banker for 20 years. You can contact him at: or follow him on twitter @Terry_Spruce

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