Sikorsky S-61N Aircraft Ready for Service in Canada

Two of Canadian Helicopters’ Sikorsky S-61N helicopters recently returned to Canada at the conclusion of an overseas contract.  Pictured above, GJQN is being offloaded at the Edmonton International Airport.    The aircraft have undergone maintenance updates and are ready for service in Canada; one has already been busy supporting fire suppression activities in Quebec.  The S-61N […]


Topflight Rescue – Pincushion Mountain

Topflight Elite Training and Charters was happy to assist in a Class D rescue operation in Peachland on Friday August 28.
Working with Penticton Search and Rescue, Topflight evacuated a hiker from the top of Pincushion Mountain.


March 24, 2020 – Canadian Helicopters and its partner companies have taken strong action against COVID-19. The company has briefed its employees on safe health practices and is keeping its employees current on relevant and credible information. We have taken steps to minimize the risk of infection to our employees, customers and the general public in all provinces and territories and at our international locations.

Canadian Helicopters is Unveiled as a SkyAlyne Team Member

SkyAlyne has officially unveiled its team of strategic team members with which it will pursue the Royal Canadian Air Force’s (RCAF) Future Aircrew Training (FAcT) program. Canadian Helicopters is proud to be a part of this team. Canadian Helicopters already has an extensive background providing pilot training and maintenance services to the Canadian Forces and […]

Major Upgrades for C-GJQG

July 23, 2020 – One of Canadian Helicopters’ Sikorsky S-61N helicopters (C-GJQG) has undergone a significant maintenance project including a major Phase (1 to 7) 10,500 hour inspection, new interior lining installation and application of complete interior and exterior paint. It also went through a major avionics upgrade including the installation of dual State-of-the-art Garmin […]

Returning from Antarctica

March 2, 2020 – Canadian Helicopters returns from Antarctica after completing the first of a multi-year contract with the French Antarctic program. Picture taken in Hobart, Australia.

Îles de la Madeleine Harp Seal Tours

March 2, 2020 – Canadian Helicopters currently has four helicopters in the Îles de la Madeleine providing transportation for tour groups organized by Hôtels Accents – Château Madelinot. The tours provide the unique opportunity to view Harp Seals on the ice floes around the islands. More information on the tours can be found here.

Heliwelders is an Approved Airbus Service Centre

  March 25, 2019 – Canadian Helicopters’ sister company, Heliwelders, is an approved airbus service centre.    In this photo an Airbus H125 helicopter arrives at Heliwelders Canada  in Langley B.C. for completion. Heliwelders will  install avionics, interior and customer kits, in addition to painting the aircraft for the manufacturer.

Looking for NVG training?

  May 17, 2018 – Topflight Elite Training in Penticton is a world leader in Night Vision Goggle (NVG) flight training for basic, advanced and mountain NVG in the Bell 407, AS350B3 and EC120 helicopter types. For more information, please contact us. Topflight 3130 Airport Road Penticton, BC phone: 250-492-0637 email:  at

Approval of Acquisition of HNZ Group Inc.

December 21, 2017 – Shareholders have voted to approve the acquisition of HNZ Group Inc. by the Corporation’s President & CEO, Don Wall, through a wholly-owned acquisition company, and the subsequent sale of certain assets to PHI, Inc., with shareholders receiving CAD$18.70 in cash per share. The closing of the transaction is expected to be […]

Canadian Helicopters Sends Helicopters to US Virgin Islands for Disaster Relief Efforts

Canadian Helicopters sent two Sikorsky S61N helicopters to St. Croix, US Virgin Islands, in October 2017 to assist with disaster relief efforts in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. HNZ/Canadian Helicopters was contracted by FEMA through Momentum Decisive Solutions Canada Inc.