Vision, values and competences


Creating a company to conceive a new helicopter is much more than just a business venture.

It demands long term vision with focus on the development of people and skills, and the creation of a technology oriented culture.

Cabri G2 - 1992

  • 1992
    First flight of the Cabri.
    A personal project for Bruno Guimbal to demonstrate new designs developed for Eurocopter next generation helicopters
  • 2000
    Helicopteres Guimbal is founded to design and certify a small helicopter equipped with sophisticated technology from larger helicopter types.
  • 2005
    The Cabri G2 breaks 3 world records in its category.
  • 2007
    Helicopteres Guimbal is awarded Design Organization Approval (DOA) by EASA
    The Cabri G2 type certificate is delivered by EASA
  • 2008
    First Cabri G2 order received. Helicopteres Guimbal is awarded Production Organization Approval (POA) by EASA.
    Delivery of the Cabri Serial Number 1003 - New factory grand opening
  • 2017
    Delivery of the 200th Cabri G2
  • 2018
    First unmanned autonomous flight of VSR 700
  • 2022
    Delivery of the 300th Cabri G2

The company today

Helicopteres Guimbal is an independent private company, founded in 2000.


  • 80 %
    Bruno Guimbal, President
  • 17 %
  • 3 %
    Investment companies

Join us

Interested in a career with Helicopteres Guimbal?

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“The Hélicoptères Guimbal professional gender equality index cannot be calculated.

L’index de l’égalité professionnelle femmes-hommes chez Hélicoptères Guimbal est incalculable.”