Calgary Charter Helicopter Services & Training

LR Helicopters is an commercial helicopter operator based out of Springbank Airport just minutes from downtown Calgary Alberta. In addition, we operate permanent bases in:

  • Boundary Bay Airport, Vancouver
  • Edmonton City Centre Airport, Edmonton
  • Calgary International Airport, Calgary
  • St. Andrews Airport, Winnipeg
  • Buttonville Airport, Toronto

We also operate seasonal bases in:

  • Blue River, British Columbia
  • Ft. MacMurray, Alberta

We provide safe and professional service to a variety of sectors including:

  • Oil and gas
  • Geology
  • Forestry
  • Photography and Video Production
  • Tourism
  • Electronic News Gathering
  • Traffic Reporting

In addition, LR Helicopters is certified by the Government of Alberta as a Private Vocational Training facility. We can accept loans from the federal government and all provinces for initial and advanced helicopter pilot training such as:

  • Commercial Pilot License (CPHL)
  • Private Pilot License (PPHL)
  • Type Endorsements and Ratings 
  • Company Operational Training
  • Pilot Competencies For Helicopter Wildfire Operations

All our aircraft are outfitted with Automatic Flight Following technology. This allows us to provide an additional level of safety to our customers by letting us monitor the aircraft's position, altitude, and airspeed.

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National Traffic and News Reports

LR Helicopters is operating aircraft for the Canadian Traffic Network (CTN) that provides aerial news and traffic information for GlobalTV and several radio stations. Bases of operation include Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Winnipeg, and Toronto.


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Flying was our dream, now it is our business. Do you share the dream?


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Member of the Helicopter Association of Canada