VIH Helicopters

VIH and Kawak develop fire bucket for S61 and Ka32

VIH and Kawak develop fire bucket for S61 and Ka32

20-May-2021Source: VIH Helicopters

VIH Helicopters has successfully developed a technologically advanced power fill bucket for utilization with their fleet of Sikorsky S61 and Kamov KA-32A11BC helicopters on aerial wildfire suppression applications. Drawing on expertise from Kawak Aviation Technologies and from within VIH’s operations and engineering teams, VIH’s power fill bucket is capable of filling at a rate of... Read more

04-Aug-13 C-GKHL Kamov Ka32 Bella Coola, Canada

04-Aug-13 C-GKHL Kamov Ka32 Bella Coola, Canada

4-Aug-2013

The helicopter contacted the ground going sideways and rolled on its starboard side. The main-rotor blades contacted the ground and broke. The crew was able to shut the engines off and exit with minor injuries. There was no fire. CADORS 2013P1171... Read more

31-Jul-11 C-GNVI Bell 407 Stewart, Canada (3F)

31-Jul-11 C-GNVI Bell 407 Stewart, Canada (3F)

31-Jul-2011

Fatal crash while on geological mission on Nelson Glacier.  Aircraft remains found at 5,100ft altitude.  Victims later named by RCMP as 35 year old pilot Randy Lambert from Abbotsford, 40 year old Colin Dionne from Powell River and 32 year old Mathieu Lefebvre-Masse from Lund BC... Read more

VIH Helicopters to support Castle Resources at Granduc Copper Project

VIH Helicopters to support Castle Resources at Granduc Copper Project

15-Jun-2011Source: Castle Resources

Castle Resources Inc. is pleased to announce it has begun drilling at its 100% owned Granduc Copper Project located near Stewart in northwest B.C. “Castle’s primary objective for the surface drill program this year is to expand the known footprint of copper mineralization,” stated Mr. Mike Sylvestre, President & COO of Castle Resources. “Based on... Read more

Trinity Helicopters Wins Mackenzie River Shuttle Contract

Trinity Helicopters Wins Mackenzie River Shuttle Contract

27-Apr-2010Source: Trinity Helicopters

YELLOWKNIFE, April. 26, 2010—They’ve only just begun operations, but Trinity Helicopters is already making a name for itself. RTL Robinson Enterprises Ltd. awarded Trinity the highly competitive contract to shuttle essential goods across the Mackenzie River during break‐up. “We see this as a huge vote of confidence in our company,” says Rob Carroll, President and... Read more

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