BAC Helicopters News

 

Gerry flies first helicopter solo06 Jun 2014

Gerry goes solo

Well done to Gerry van der Westhuizen who flew solo for the first time on the 4th of June 2014. Nicely done Gerry!

Robbie with Lucy and Brad after Completing the helicopter training and his shower22 May 2014

Robbie completes his PPL(H)

BAC are very proud to welcome Bell Equipment’s Robbie Geach to their flying family. Robbie completed his PPL(H) on Friday the 16th of May 2014. Well flown and congratulations Robbie!

Tom completes the commercial helicopter licence CPL (H)01 May 2014

Tom completes his CPL

On the 25th of April 2014, Tom Watkins passed his CPL Flight Test with Instrument rating. Beautifully done too. Welcome to the BAC team, Tom!

helicopter mining operations DRC30 Apr 2014

BAC HEC in the DRC

Democratic Republic of Congo Global Mining and Exploration Company renews its contract with BAC Helicopters for Helicopter services and support for 2 years. BAC Helicopters is proud to confirm that it has renewed a contract to operate helicopter services with its partners in the DRC…

Soil Sampling Tugela Project29 Mar 2014

Soil Sampling Contract update

An update from our Soil sampling operation at the Tugela River, Kwazulu Natal.  BAC Helicopters help to make the inaccessible areas reachable by air.

soil sampling by helicopter12 Mar 2014

BAC awarded Soil Sampling Contract

BAC Helicopters is proud to confirm its selection as the Council for Geoscience’s chosen helicopter service provider for its soil sampling operations for a period of 3 years. The first project is scheduled to begin in the Tugela Basin in KwaZulu Natal in mid March…

our aerial photography crew doing what they do best filming22 Feb 2014

BAC awarded 3-year contract for Dusi Canoe Marathon

The Dusi Canoe Marathon that takes place each year in February is one of the highlights of the BAC calendar.  This year was no exception and the BAC team performed like clockwork to ensure four helicopters, each with their independent role to play, were fueled,…

Our new hangar, housing for our helicopters21 Feb 2014

New BAC base open in Ballito at Imbonini Helistop

BAC at Imbonini Helistop, Ballito The new hangar and helipad in Ballito is the home of BAC Aviation’s Durban maintenance division and a satellite base for BAC Helicopter’s Training Academy and Charter operations. The facility is ideally situated in the secure Imbonini Park at Shaka’s…