Mining & Exploration Services

BAC has proven operational success in some of the most remote areas of East and Central Africa and has grown a solid reputation as an industry leader in the support of mining and exploration services. Included are Long Line Slinging and Soil Sampling services.
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Helicopter Training

If you are adventurous, love the outdoors and ready for a new challenge, then learning to fly a helicopter in Durban is ideal for you. Starting with the basics at ab-initio level and continuing through to the advanced flying courses and helicopter ratings. See helicopter lessons cost.
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LiDAR & Geophysical Survey

The unrivaled flexibility and utility of the helicopter allows for a much wider range of geophysical mapping and aerial survey services, in any terrain, at any height and at a wide range of speeds.

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Helicopter  Charters & Rides

Your destination is our command! BAC offers an extensive range of tailor-made Helicopter charters, Helicopter rides, scenic tours and corporate transfers. Relax in your perfect window seat and learn why it’s not about the destination, it’s all about the journey.
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Aerial Filming & Photography

One of BAC’s specialist capabilities is Aerial Filming and Photography. Our experienced pilots maximize the unique capabilities of a helicopter to deliver highly effective results in both still aerial photography and filming.
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Helicopter Sales

BAC Helicopters has completed the full service by introducing the new Helicopter Sales division for the buying and selling of Helicopters.

Please visit our sales page for further aircraft offerings.

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BAC Helicopters Company Overview

BAC Helicopters is one of the longest established helicopter operators in South Africa. Based in Durban, South Africa, BAC is ideally positioned to offer an extensive range of helicopter services including charter, contract flying, operational flying, helicopter training including mining and exploration support services.
Built on a strong foundation of safety, quality and operational diversity, our company trains and employs a close-knit team of industry professionals and highly qualified commercial pilots, ensuring maximum customer satisfaction. Our aim at BAC Helicopters is to exceed the expectations of every client by delivering an outstanding, safe and reliable flying service.


BAC Helicopter Maintenance

Safety & Quality

Safety is the primary concern of every member of the BAC Helicopters team. Safety underpins every aspect of all BAC operations and is based on a company culture, driven to a dedication of safety awareness, improvement and safe operating practices. BAC adheres to a stringent set of safety standards, aimed at reducing risk in all areas of operation. An SMS (Safety Management System) has procedures and processes in place that facilitate and encourage continual risk analysis. A proactive approach and the right attitude towards safety have given BAC a proud and enviable record in the industry.

BAC Unmanned

BAC Helicopters is the first manned aviation company in Durban to be fully certified by the SACAA to operate drones (RPAS) on a commercial basis throughout the country. We have integrated the use of drones alongside our helicopter aerial photographic and survey services in order to offer a complete imagery package for both new and existing clients. With all the right endorsements to operate within the city, inside of controlled airspace, along National roads, key points and public events amongst others and with highly skilled professional photographers, we believe that we are superbly placed to add some real value. >> Visit our drone website for more details..