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 is the largest helicopter type in Canadian Helicopters’ fleet. The company now has three S-61N helicopters operating in Canada.
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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 is excited to be aligned with other aviation and defence subcontractors.
Details of the SkyAlyne partnership are included in the linked press release.
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 GTN750 Nav/Comms, dual State-of-the-art Astronautics AFU 4700 Primary Flight Displays, a Garmin GWX75H Weather Radar as well as a Garmin GTX335R ADSB-enabled Transponder. Many thanks to the crew at Heliwelders, Maxcraft Avionics and for the support provided by many Canadian Helicopters employees. Heli-welders employees in foreground.
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.
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.
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.