Jennifer and Ron (not pictured) made an “entrance to remember” by flying onto the USS Midway Museum with their bridal party right before their walk down the aisle! Wedding guests are still talking about this surprise helicopter entrance. Congrats to the happy couple!Details
Last summer, over the course of three months, Corporate Helicopters captured aerial footage of a series of international boat races in San Francisco Bay. Thanks to our highly skilled Pilots who flew three AStar helicopters equipped with Cineflex Camera Systems. They captured exhilarating racing and exciting footage of our helicopters at work.Details
We’ve got the perfect Father’s Day gift – A helicopter tour PLUS a sailing tour or brunch cruise around San Diego Bay! The helicopter tour (approximately 18 mins) features some of Dad’s favorite sporting locations in San Diego- including Torrey Pines, Glider Port and Mission Bay.Details
Corporate Helicopters covered four days of the 5th Annual General Tire NORRA Mexican 1000. We provided aerial race support, aerial filming and medical evacuation support throughout the 1,300+ mile race that started in Ensenada on May 10 and finished in San Jose Del Cabo on May 14, 2014.Details
Looking for the best Mother’s Day gift this year? Give her a gift she will never forget – a beautiful helicopter ride over San Diego! This special flight will cover the gorgeous San Diego coastline including – the majestic Torrey Pines, Crystal Pier, Tourmaline Beach, La Jolla Cove and Mission Bay.Details
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 and tasting at La Cava de Marcelo and ended with a private breakfast and wine tour at El Cielo.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!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
Congratulations to Jeff Russell on completing his first hour of helicopter flight with Corporate Helicopters!
Jeff said he absolutely loved his Introductory Flight Lesson, and will most definitely pursue his private pilots license in the future.Details