Helicopter Express

Helicopter Express, a national leader in sophisticated aviation missions, announced the launch of their new website in June 2017. The site showcases their world-class fleet, ground support, pilots, and staff as well as the company’s high priority of safety and reliability. It features a sleek, organized design and improved functionality to create an enjoyable experience

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Extinguishing Flames In The Sunshine State

In just the first three to four months of 2017, an increase in wildfires has left the Sunshine State of Florida in need of Helicopter Express’ aerial firefighting services. Earlier this month, Governor Scott issued a state of emergency due to more than 100 active wildfires across the state threatening about 20,000 acres of land. That’s

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Kaman K-1200 Kmax Helicopters

Imagine a heavy lifting project that would take a typical crane a month or more to complete.  The Kaman K-1200 K-Max is a little helicopter with a lot of power.  The K-Max can complete a heavy lift job in only matter of hours. This kind of efficiency decreases the critical resources of time and money.

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Taming The Squirrel

Nearly two decades ago, Jon Bourke joined Helicopter Express and quickly became our chief pilot. His experience includes piloting throughout Europe, the Caribbean, and North, Central, and South America. Recently, Jon’s feature article Taming the Squirrel was featured in Vertical, an online magazine that features the latest in helicopter news.  His article explores that success

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Flying On The Frontlines

While the Chilean government has ended a state of emergency enacted in response to the worst wildfire season in the nation’s history, the work there is still not complete. According to the National Press, the Chilean wild fires have torched more than 900,000 acres—roughly four times the area of New York City—since January 15th.

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Bell 407HP Gallery

The Bell 407 helicopter has been a faithful workhorse for Helicopter Express for decades. It has been a hero among our fleet, but even the most iconic trailblazer needs a reinvention over time. HX is constantly looking for ways to improve our capabilities, especially regarding advancing our abilities to accomplish the most challenging firefighting missions and dramatically increasing our payloads.

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Prescribed Burning Prevents Wildfires

There are benefits of fire in natural areas. Ecosystems need periodic fire to remain healthy. Many species are dependent on fire to maintain the habitat in which they live. Without fire, trees become stressed from overcrowding and hazardous flammable fuels accumulate. A prescribed (or controlled) burn sets fire at the right place and at the right time.

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AIRBUS EC-155

The Airbus EC-155 is a long-range medium-lift passenger transport helicopter. It is a twin-engined aircraft and can carry up to 13 passengers along with 1 or 2 crew. This luxury helicopter is perfectly marketed for passenger transport but is also equipped to perform a variety of missions.

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