L’HELICO 2018 – agenda (GB)

General agenda, social events and air show, June 1, 2 and 3 2018



From 14h: Arrival of participants with welcome cocktail

19h30: Standing dinner – Interviews, films and speeches by builders, distributors, clubs and so, at the airfield 


Two possible choices offered to participants:

First one

From 09h30, A full day at le Puy du Fou Resort

Second one

Aerodrome Day

From 12h30  : gathering on the airfield

Lunch at the restaurant of the airfield.

14h – 17h30: meeting with visitors – Stands, shops and static exhibition of helicopters accessible for the family public.

Evening and night : Social event

19h15: General meeting of all the participants at Le Puy du Fou

Awards Ceremony in the Grand Carroussel:

Pale d’Or de l’Union Française de l’Hélicoptère – The Golden blade Award of the French Helicopter Association

Trophy of the Heliclub de l’Ouest  « Rêve de pales  »  – “dream of blades”

20h15 : Dinner with historical entertainment at the grand Puy du Fou restaurant

22h30: « Cinéscénie » – reenactment show

01h00: Back to the hotels


10:00 :  Arrival at he airfield by shuttles from the Hotels

11h – 12h: Demonstrations to participants and guests of new helicopters as proposed by the manufacturers

12h – 12h15: Speech by Mr Gilles Bourdouleix, Mayor of Cholet, President of the city community of Cholet

12h30 – 13h45: Lunch buffet on the airfield

14h00 – 16h30: Air show by all sorts of helicopters: military, civil security, Police, aerobatics, microlight

16h30 – 17h: closing ceremony

• Mr Thierry BASSET, Vice Chairman of the UHF.

• Mr Philippe ANTOINE, Chairman of the Heliclub de l’Ouest

17h00: End of the event – Departure of the participants.