Avalanche Control

mountain avalanche helicopter services

YHL’s pilots have years of experience providing avalanche control services for the BC Ministry of Transportation and various avalanche control companies.

Heli-Skiing

Heli-ski avalanche bombing control

Helicopter avalanche control work and heli-skiing can be very challenging flying due to the lack of visual references & weather causing poor visibility.

Helicopter Maintenance Services

helicopter maintenance centre service

The helicopter maintenance and overhaul division of our operation is very much an integral part of our ability to provide a complete service package. Our team of skilled, experienced and OEM trained engineers not only provide hands-on support for our equipment at our facilities and in remote locations, they also maintain and repair aircraft & […]

Environmental & Wildlife Surveys

Wildlife surveys helicopter service

Our pilots are knowledgeable and compassionate when it comes to wildlife, and maintain a patient and calm demeanor.  They keep the animal’s well-being as their number one concern and are experienced to minimize the stress on wildlife.  Yellowhead Helicopters knows that creating a trusting capture team is a priority to ensure a successful project. Yellowhead […]

Aerial Photography & Film Production

aerial photography helicopter service

Yellowhead Helicopters understands that aerial photography is a valuable tool in a variety of fields such as land-use planning, environmental studies, surveillance, commercial advertising and surveying.  Our pilots have experience with the demands of filming and photography crews and the requirement to get that perfect shot.  Within our fleet are helicopters configured with sliding doors, […]

Utility Support

Aerial construction helicopter services

As a BC Hydro approved operator, Yellowhead Helicopters ensures that all its pilots stay current and qualified by taking “Flying in the Wire Environment” and Pilot Decision Making courses. We operate by a set of guidelines that meet and exceed the standards of the agencies involved in power transmission. We maintain a core of highly skilled […]

Emergency Services

snowmobiler rescue SAR service

Yellowhead Helicopters is equipped to provide emergency helicopter services from our network of bases throughout BC, as well as in remote locations across the country. We have been assisting government and private organizations battle forest fires, perform search and rescue operations and maintain wilderness security with experienced crews and well-equipped aircraft for over 40 years. […]

Oil, Gas and Seismic Exploration

oil gas exploration support

At Yellowhead Helicopters, we have the equipment and the expertise to get your oil and gas exploration project or seismic survey completed safely and efficiently. Our crews are experienced in extreme and remote environments with high production and understand the importance of timing and efficiency.  Our helicopter and operational support equipment solutions to support your […]

Natural Resource Exploration Support

Mining mineral exploration helicopter services

Timing and efficiency are of great importance to organizations involved in natural resource exploration and development. At Yellowhead Helicopters, we pride ourselves on providing our customers with a personalized service that includes an infrastructure and support network designed to complete your project safely and efficiently. Our crews are experienced in remote, high production operations and […]

Forestry Support

Forestry helicopter services

In addition to fire fighting operations, Yellowhead Helicopters has the expertise, air crew and equipment necessary to provide support to all operations that make up the forest industry. We can custom fit aircraft and crew to your project and cover all your helicopter service requirements, including: Cone Harvesting Aerial Seeding & Fertilizing Tree Planting Drip […]