Photo Gallery: West Coast Helicopters
Sunday, June 15, 2014
West Coast Helicopters
Port McNeill (Head Office)
1101 Airport Rd, Box 130
Port McNeill, BC V0N 2R0 Canada
Our thanks to Trevor Waddell of West Coast Helicopters in Port McNeill, BC, Canada for sharing this issue’s helicopter external load photo gallery with us—and all of our readers. This photo gallery features images from a microwave tower job near Sayward, BC on Vancouver Island in July 2013. The aircraft is an AS350B2 fitted with an Onboard Systems Swing Kit, and was piloted by Dave Wigard.
West Coast Helicopters is a light to intermediate helicopter service provider with bases in Nanaimo, Campbell River, Port McNeill and Bella Coola. Their fleet of helicopters consists of eight intermediate Airbus EC 30s, as well as two light MD500s one light Bell 206, and their newest addition—a Robinson R44 Clipper.
As well as a helicopter flying service, West Coast Helicopters is an approved maintenance provider for Airbus, MD500, Bell 206, Robinson R22 and R44 helicopters. The Nanaimo base has a complete state of the art paint booth and painting facility.