Help from above

Help from above

Introducing the helicopter pilots behind SAR missions, infrastructure maintenance and more…

Whether it's airlifting an injured backcountry adventurer to the hospital, setting up communications infrastructure or giving sightseeing tours, local pilots at Blackcomb Helicopters need to be ready for anything.

They have no choice - lives often depend on it.

U.S. snowboarder Brock Crouch survives being buried by avalanche near Whistler

U.S. snowboarder Brock Crouch survives being buried by avalanche near Whistler

Blackcomb Helicopter pilot Josh Poole, who was stationed on an opposing ridge, lifted off to survey the scene. He pointed to debris and directed Campos and the others through a safe route to reach Crouch. He then landed, grabbed a shovel and jumped out of his helicopter while the blades were still spinning to start digging where the edge of Crouch’s board was sticking out, Campos said.

Powering Up

Powering Up

Blackcomb Aviation is one of only a handful of companies that can perform this operation.

Building A TEAAM

Building A TEAAM

Randell and Windsor approached Blackcomb Helicopters in the town of Squamish, where they planned to base their new response unit.

Immediately, Blackcomb management saw the vision behind the paramedics’ proposal and agreed to support the founding of Technical Evacuation Advanced Aero Medical, or TEAAM.


Donaldson Salutes Canadian Operators

Donaldson Salutes Canadian Operators

Providing the most comprehensive line of IBF solutions, Donaldson Aerospace & Defense is the industry leader in the design, development and manufacture of high-performance engine IBF systems for commercial and military propulsion systems.

Donaldson’s most popular IBF systems in Canada are for H125, Bell 407 and Bell 205 helicopters, with hundreds of these IBFs deployed by fire, utility and corporate operators, including Blackcomb Helicopters, Capitale Hélicoptère, Fireweed Helicopters, Selkirk Mountain Helicopters, Universal Helicopters, Yellowhead Helicopters, and many others.