BAC Helicopters News


Willie completes helicopter PPL test01Aug2014

Willie passes PPL Test

Congratulations to BAC’s Willie Buys who passed his PPL flight test on the 11th of July 2014. Great job, Willie.  

helicopter training18Jun2014

James goes solo

BAC proudly congratulates our latest solo flyer, James Damant, 16 years old, who flew solo for the first time on Friday the 13th of June 2014. Well done, James!

Gerry flies first helicopter solo06Jun2014

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 shower22May2014

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)01May2014

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 DRC30Apr2014

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 Project29Mar2014

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 helicopter12Mar2014

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 filming22Feb2014

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,…