Fast and direct transportation with comfort and convenience.
Safety and security. Professionally trained captains. A wide selection of helicopters. Our helicopter charter services allow you to meet tight schedules by avoiding traffic congestion and crowded airport terminals.
Hundreds of productions in film, tv and commercials.
Corporate Helicopters provides complete aerial filming services for movies and television, with the experience and confidence that comes from a history of hundreds of successful productions in film, tv and commercials.
Specialized aerial equipment and aerial photographers.
Aerial photography is a fantastic way to show a unique perspective. We specialize in aerial photography from helicopters, and over the years we\’ve helped provided thousands of images for publications, land surveys and more.
Learn how to fly a helicopter in San Diego.
With a San Diego location, wholly-owned helicopters, Part 61 & Part 141 training, a maintenance center, a flight simulator, and a highly experienced staff, Corporate Helicopters is a unique helicopter school and flight training academy.
Serving Southern California & beyond.
Corporate Helicopters is an exceptional full-service helicopter company based in San Diego.
As an exceptional, full-service helicopter company in San Diego, we are centrally positioned to serve Southern California, the Western United States, Baja California and Mexico.
Our team of experienced pilots, mechanics and business professionals have a passion for helicopters. We strive to deliver safe, quality helicopter services at the best value.
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Skydiving Innovations has relied on Corporate helicopters for jump aircraft for nearly 25 years. Without a doubt, Corporate Helicopters is the finest helicopter company we have ever had the pleasure to work with. Everyone, from the pilots to the office staff and ownership make dealing with Corporate Helicopters a positive and fun experience. They share our attitude about safety and professionalism, and, like us, have a perfect safety record. Whether we are jumping in to a stadium, private party or on to the USS Midway, Corporate Helicopters’ pilots are experienced, know what we want, and always, always get us to our jump sites on time!Ron Lee, Skydiving Innovations
My experience from initial enrollment to completion of FAR Part 141 Private Pilot Helicopter Course, Robinson R-22 Beta 2, with Corporate Helicopters has been nothing short of absolute excellence. The atmosphere and environment provided by the staff and CFI’s consistently maintained the utmost level of professionalism, always keeping safety a top priority. Lessons were concise and well integrated into the current publications for Helicopter/Rotorcraft Aviation. Corporate Helicopters provided me with a knowledge base and pilot skillset that when carried into my FAA Check Ride, my FAA Examiner (Robinson Helicopters Chief Test Pilot!) was inclined to comment that my Oral Exam was excellent, that I was in fact very well prepared, further stating that my Practical Test was of Commercial Pilot quality. He then complemented my CFI Bryan Pederson as well as Corporate Helicopters for producing an excellent addition to the General Aviation community. Bryan accompanied me to the Check Ride and while initially nervous of my CFI being present it was a confidence building experience, many of which Bryan has provided throughout my training. I highly recommend Corporate Helicopters for anyone seeking Flight Instruction.Vince Carter, Private Pilot
Corporate Helicopters of San Diego made my wedding proposal happen! When they mentioned that they do direct flights to the Thornton Winery I knew that it would be perfect for what I was looking for. Everyone at CHSD made our experience special and memorable. I can’t thank them enough for going above and beyond to take care of all our requests. The flight was amazing and something we will never forget and plan to do many more times!Sarah & Derek Kane
My boyfriend surprised me and took me on the “Surf and Turf” tour for Valentine’s Day. It was incredible!
Our favorite parts were seeing the San Diego Wild Animal Park from the air, seeing a whale in La Jolla, flying by downtown, and seeing Coronado.
Our pilot / tour guide was Bryan, and he couldn’t have been nicer. He was more than happy to loop around and see a couple nice houses that we liked. I really recommend it!Shannon Nicol
“Corporate Helicopters is an exceptional company with an experienced team of dedicated professionals—including expert helicopter pilots and ground support staff—all of whom have contributed notably to Towill’s successful performance of numerous projects. Towill has consistently benefited from Corporate Helicopters’ reliable personnel and equipment resources, flexibility, timeliness, and cost efficient performance on projects ranging from as far north as Minnesota, as far south as Texas, and throughout most of the Western United States. In addition, Corporate Helicopters’ dedication to preventative maintenance of its aircraft and training of its staff, combined with its commitment to maintaining an excellent safety record, are exceptional attributes that are highly endorsed by Towill.”Ken Meme, CP, RPP, President and COO, Towill, Inc.
“I have been coming to Corporate Helicopters for the past two months to earn my Private Pilot License. It has been a great experience from day one. They have great staff members and very experienced, knowledgeable pilots to train you and get you where you want to be. Their helicopters are very well maintained, which says a lot when you are going up in the air with them.”Daniel Mosquera, Flight Student
“From my first intro flight, the flight instructors at Corporate Helicopters have been professional and extremely flexible to fit my training in between my busy travel schedule. They have continued to make flight training truly enjoyable.”Dave Cloutier, Flight Student
“Corporate Helicopters has given me the opportunity to receive a higher caliber of professional flight training in a great location that gives us experience in busy airspace and sunny days year round to keep training moving quickly. Their large fleet of well maintained air craft and knowledgeable friendly personnel make flight training at Corporate Helicopters a win-win situation.”Josh Young, Flight Student
“I booked a flight as a birthday present for my girlfriend, her daughter and I. The reservation process was flawless and effortless. The flight itself was amazing and the pilot was great. We had such a blast and already planning another adventure. Thank you so much Corporate Helicopters. You guys are awesome!!!!Serbando S.
“Our company uses Corporate Helicopters frequently both in the San Diego area and Baja. Their service and professionalism is absolutely outstanding from the front office to the flight line. They are highly recommended!”Tom Sudberry, Sudberry Properties
“WOW!!! I can’t say enough wonderful things about this trip. Corporate helicopters really made our flight around San Diego amazing. The views were breathtaking and you were really able to see the best view of the San Diego coast and the cliffs. What really topped this trip off was the stop at a local winery where my boyfriend proposed to me 🙂 I can’t thank Corporate Helicopters enough for helping make that day so special!”Kelsey H., FL
“I would like to thank Corporate helicopters for their professionalism in handling the sale of my helicopter. From negotiation to helping close the escrow and delivery, I really couldn’t have done it without you.”John G.
In June 2012, the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department Air Operations Bureau researched options and vendors for the 144-month service on two of their three EC-120s. After thorough analysis, and recommendations from other law enforcement agencies and Eurocopter customers, Supervising Mechanic, John Austin and Commander/Pilot, Lt. Tim Cotter, selected Corporate Helicopters in San Diego. John was impressed with the open lines of communication and attention to detail as the first of two projects began. John recalls, “From the beginning, Director of Maintenance Jon McClure, Chief Inspector Mike Duncan, and Lead Mechanic Calvin Penfound, were completely receptive and actually encouraged my participation in the project. After my first visit, I was impressed with the organization of their facility, their attention to detail, and obvious emphasis on safety. Their commitment to providing complete overhaul service in a timely manner, coupled with exceptional customer service surpassed our expectations.”Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department
“Corporate Helicopters was contracted with San Diego Gas & Electric for approximately two and a half years (four including other projects) to provide six helicopters for operations including crew transport, aerial survey, aerial photography and aerial filming during construction of SDG&E’s Sunrise Powerlink Project. Throughout the duration of the project, Corporate Helicopters conducted their missions with professionalism and the utmost care for safety in all facets of the operation, which led to a successful completion of the project.”San Diego Gas & Electric
It was a beautiful day to fly! We thank you for your efforts in making our event soar!Cynthia Schmitt
Thank you and your staff for taking such good care of our client as you landed them on the Midway….Everyone was pleased with the ride and the thrill!Charles Ticho
Thank you for the great service…..It was a pleasure working with your company.Gary
What an awesome trip and experience today! It was beautiful day and an amazing trip for the spouses. The helicopters and pilots did great and I really appreciate all your help and work. They were really blown away with this.Christa Barbas
If you’re looking for a little excitement in San Diego, these tours are a once in a lifetime experience!Jim H., California
If you are ever in San Diego, you have to visit Corporate Helicopters and take a tour. Our pilot was great and I was so comfortable. It was one of the highlights of my trip!The Bashaw Family, TX