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February-May

Another successfull and epic snow year for PJJ our Astar at Eaglepass Heliskiing in Revelstoke, BC. Our Jet Ranger is now busy flying tree planters, the RH44 has the tours season started and we welcome Wayne for joining the 49North team to complete his PPL over the summer.

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December-January

Even with winter upon us, December was a busy month!  Newly licensed Morgan is off to work in the industry and our Astar went back to The Columbia Mountains for the winter with Eagle Pass Heliskiing.  We’re also working on a few new tours for this summer… Two of them are already on oue website: […]

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August-November

Fall has been great at 49 North Helicopters.  We continued to be busy with our tours while a group of new students arrived for training.  Jeremy, Connor, Morgan, Nadine and Zach started their Commercial training in September on the R22 while Jean-Francois returned to finish his license on the R44. Which leads us to happily […]

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June-July

Summer is well under way with PJJ still on the forest fires in Northern Alberta. ZWQ’s overhaul is progressing nicely. Also, a big welcome to Pierre from France, our fast tracked summer student!

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April-May

Busy months for 49 North Helicopters Training! Congratulations to our three students Bastian from Switzerland, Dorian from Qualicum Beach and Brent from Nanaimo for completing their Commercial Helicopter licenses! It was a pleasure to train them and we wish them an awesome career in the aviation. Jean-Francois from Alberta found his first job in the […]

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February-March

February and March has been busy for 49 North Helicopters. Congratulations to Brad and Travis for completing their Commercial Helicopter license! We also had the pleasure to train Valentin who traveled all the way from Switzerland. He came two weeks to fly our Long Ranger and tried longlining for the first time. He enjoyed it […]

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November

The weather continues to be really nice here on the BC coast… we want to congratulate Travis, JF and Bastian for their first solo! Now for some advance training already, slinging, mountain flying and pads on the menu!

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September-October

Weather has been good and the training is going full swing! We welcome Cam, Bastian, Travis, Brad and JF. Congratulation Cam and Brad on your first solo! On another note, the retrofit on the Astar is well underway…

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