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.
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.
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.
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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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!
If you’re looking for a little excitement in San Diego, these tours are a once in a lifetime experience!
“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.”
“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!”
“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.”
“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.”
“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.”
I want to send my sincerest thanks and gratitude to Ivor Shier, Garner Sheperd, and the Corporate Helicopters team. Their dedication and efforts, as well as their encouragement, helped me to fulfill my dream of flying helicopters!
I will always cherish the time I spent as a student at Corporate Helicopters, and would highly recommend them to anyone seeking an environment of professionalism, encouragement and dedication to achieving their goal of becoming a Commercial Helicopter Pilot.
I am thoroughly enjoying my first position as a pilot here at Helicopter Adventures in Myrtle Beach, SC. I hope that I will see everyone at Corporate again some time, and wish all of you success!
I was smiling for the entire flight, so much so that my face hurt… I was hooked immediately. I set out to earn my helicopter rating.
“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!”
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!
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!
The hosts and crew thank you for your involvement in the “Human Catapult” episode with athlete Scott Smith in Perris, CA. The Wescam shots were a great addition to the show!
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!
It was a beautiful day to fly! We thank you for your efforts in making our event soar!
Breath taking! One of the things you have to do in your lifetime!
Thank you for the great service…..It was a pleasure working with your company.
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.”
Thanks again for all of your guidance beyond just setting up the fuel drops for us. Iram and everyone he brought to the shoot were just terrific! Not a weak link to be found.
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.