Ops Status under Covid-19

YHL Helicopters covid ops status

Ops Status under Covid-19 March 30, 2020 Yellowhead Helicopters would like to take this opportunity to inform all that during this COVID-19 Pandemic that we remain open for deemed essential flight service. To date, during this pandemic we have continued to provide avalanche bombing service, to ensure highway and railway safety, as well as medevac […]

Employees Adopt-A-Family Xmas 2019

YHL employees donate family xmas

December 19, 2019 Yellowhead Helicopters Prince George Base For the past 3 years, staff from the Yellowhead Helicopters bases have come together for the Christmas season to adopt a family in need. The St Vincent DePaul Society in Prince George assisted this year with recommendations for a family to help. Below is a photo of […]

BCWF Study how wolves impact moose pop

image BCWF wildlife study wolves impact on moose

BC Ministry of Forest, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development have been utilizing helicopters to capture members of regional wolf packs.

Retiring Heli-Ski Pilot Beat Steuri

Article profile Beat Steuri heliski pilot

Beat Steuri has over 22,500 flying hours in 39 years, during which he spent 31 winters flying heli-skiers. At the end of the 2018-19 season, he retires.

Newly discovered cave in BC

cave Wells Gray BC

05 December 2018 In March 2018, while conducting a caribou census in Wells Gray Provincial Park, a helicopter crew from the province’s Ministry of Environment and Climate Change discovered an unusual feature in the area. The amazing new discovery starts a dramatic new chapter for Canadian cave exploration. Geologist Catherine Hickson visited the cave back […]

Wildfires in Canada 2018

wildfire photo

Excerpt from the website Vertical Magazine, a great article about the 2018 BC wildfire season. The full news article can be viewed at their website Vertical “A heavy wildfire season across much of Canada appears to have reached its peak on the West Coast, with British Columbia declaring a state of emergency as spreading wildfires […]

Improving fleet visibility with Spidertracks

Spidertracks screen

Excerpt from blog post at Spidertracks.com. Original can be viewed here Yellowhead Helicopters is a charter company that does everything from mineral exploration, heliskiing, to firefighting, oil and gas work. Most of Yellowhead’s operations are focused on British Columbia but they operate Canada wide with a fleet of 35 aircraft. “We charter say between 30 […]