A group of young professionals – Young Presidents Organization chartered a helicopter flight to Mexico for a 3-Day excursion coordinated by VP of Operations, Mandy Patterson. Six guys and 2 Bell JetRangers flew south to enjoy a private, catered lunch in Punta Brava with breathtaking views. They also experienced a private gourmet cheese cellar tour…Details
Ryan Jay De Los Santos wanted to make the long awaited marriage proposal to his future bride “surprising and memorable”. He did just that by taking her on a helicopter ride around San Diego along with a special message in the sand of The Hotel Del Coronado! Ryan & Tiffany’s experience was so special, we…Details
On July 6, Fitzroy proposed to Nicole outside Corporate Helicopters before their Unforgettable helicopter tour over San Diego.
While in flight, Pastor Ronald Boiling officiated their wedding ceremony.
Congratulations love birds – this was a first for Corporate Helicopters!Details
Pilot Garner Shepard left on May 1, 2013 to start a LiDAR Mission for the Towill, Inc. His mission began over power lines that spanned from California, Nevada, Utah, Colorado and Wyoming before reaching South Dakota.
In the picture, Garner is flying in the Bell LongRanger rigged with Towill’s LiDAR System on a power line that spans over North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota.Details
The 2013 Season Finale of Criminal Minds recently aired on CBS and we are excited to announce SAG Pilot, Ivor Shier was a part of the action!
Aerial filming at night included working along with actors on landings and take offs, air-to-air sequences, and landing on a private ranch where they simulated a crash.Details
On May 4th, 2013, The Girl Scouts of San Diego hosted the 12th Annual Operation Thin Mint® Sendoff Celebration aboard the USS Midway Museum to celebrate sending 180,968 boxes of donated Girl Scout cookies to deployed U.S. military troops.
Corporate Helicopters joined in on the fun by flying two Astars full of the top cookie sellers of the year onto the Midway.Details
Roy Thomasson’s first airplane logbook entry was in 1945 at the end of WWII.
Roy had never flown in a helicopter, so he decided to take an introductory flight lesson with Tara Sturm, CFII for his 94th birthday celebration!Details
Congratulations to Dave Shapiro for passing his check ride and becoming a commercial helicopter pilot.
He is now multi-rated in both helicopters and airplanes, and plans to continue pursuing his passion of aviation.
Dave completed his private and commercial helicopter ratings in a total of just 4 months, way to go Dave!Details
Congratulations to Elliot Block on being Corporate Helicopters newest recipient of a Private Pilots License. Elliot has been training with us for just over a year. During that time, he was enrolled part time as he was also a full time student at Torrey Pines High School.Details
Rajiv Khatri utilized Corporate Helicopters to create a unique and very special marriage proposal for his girlfriend Hetal. Flying a customized tour along the coastline where Hetal works, pilot Peter Clark joined in formation with an airplane towing a banner reading, “Hetal, will you marry me?”Details
Eighteen pilots from various police organizations began their re-currency training in our Bell 206 JetRanger this month.
Chief Pilot Gary Roesink designed this program to garner maximum proficiency in the pilots knowledge and safety of the aircraft, as well as to further develop their flying abilities.Details