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About Us

Custom Helicopters: What you need, when you need it

Since 1977, Custom Helicopters has grown into one of Canada’s preeminent helicopter service providers, serving many industries, with a fleet of more than 30 helicopters. From our head office in St. Andrews, Manitoba, Canada to our operational bases throughout the world, our versatile fleet allows us to provide a wide range of services, including:

  • Powerline & telecommunications line construction & maintenance
  • Mining exploration
  • Oil & gas support (utilities, including offshore)
  • Emergency medical transportation
  • Search & rescue
  • Military support
  • Class D external loads
  • Maintenance, repair, & overhaul
  • Forest fire suppression
  • Drill support
  • Wildlife surveys
  • Aerial inspection & photography
  • Humanitarian relief
  • Tourism

Custom Helicopters is owned by Exchange Income Corporation (EIC), which also owns subsidiaries in two niche operating segments: aviation and manufacturing. EIC’s multiple entities provide diversified services throughout most aviation sectors, including scheduled airline and charter services, as well as emergency medical services, using both fixed wing and rotary wing aircraft. Custom Helicopters’ sister companies include:

  • Calm Air
  • Perimeter Aviation
  • Bearskin Airlines
  • Keewatin Air
  • PAL Aerospace & PAL Airlines
  • Regional One (Miami)
  • Exchange Petroleum
  • Carson Air

Let’s talk about your next mission with Custom Helicopters