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Mission Critical - Bond Aviation Group - Netflix
Bond Aviation Group was the name of a large British helicopter operator based at Gloucestershire Airport, Staverton. It was purchased by Babcock International in 2014. It incorporated Bond Air Services and Bond Offshore Helicopters. All 'Bond' businesses in the UK changed their names in 2016 and today operate as 'Babcock', part of the group's Mission Critical Services businesses within the International division. Bond Offshore Helicopters has become Babcock Mission Critical Services Offshore and Bond Air Services has become Babcock Mission Critical Services Onshore. Both companies hold a United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority Type B Operating Licence, and they are permitted to carry passengers, cargo and mail on aircraft with less than 20 seats. Bond mainly operates Eurocopter aircraft.
Mission Critical - Bond Air Services - Netflix
Bond Air Services is the largest operator of Air Ambulance and Police aviation units in the UK. Using mainly Eurocopter EC-135 and Bolkow BO-105 helicopters, they operate from 17 bases around the UK and have 2 headquarters, Staverton and Glasgow. In 2016 Bond Air Services changed its name to Babcock Mission Critical Services Onshore.