& Heavy Lift Operations - Aerial Fire Suppression - Aerial Services
to the Petroleum Industry - Electronic News Gathering - Executive Transport
- Motion Pictures - Demolition Removal - Specialized Downtown Projects
- Wreckage Removal - Utility Projects
ARIS Helicopters has proudly served
the helicopter industry since 1972, with over 39 years based in Northern
California & Southern California.
Heli-Flite Inc. began operating in Southern California
Heli-Flite Inc. provides support and pilots for Corona
PD in Southern California since May 2002.
Heli-Flite Inc. purchases the entire flight operation
from ARIS Helicopters LTD in December 2004.
Heli-Flite Inc acquires the maintenance operations of
named ARIS Aircraft Services, expanding maintenance services for both
fixed wing and rotary wing aircraft in July 2010.
Our operations are certified under the Federal Aviation
Administration as a Part 133 (External Load Operations)
135 (On Demand Charter Operations) and 137 (Agricultural Operations).
Our current fleet includes the following aircraft:
1 Hughes 500D, 1 Bell 206B III, 1
As350B Astar, and 2 Sikorsky S-58T's, with another Sikorsky
S-58T on the way. We specialize in precision external load operations,
fire fighting, aerial construction and heavy lift projects, power pole
and utility lines including communications survey and repair, law enforcement,
frost control, seismic work, charter, motion picture support, including
aerial cinematography and video production.
All of our pilots are all certified with the U.S. Forest Service and have
thousands of hours in reconnaissance, surveillance, mountain flying, external
load operations, fire suppression, retardant and water dropping, and are
long line qualified.
AREA OF OPERATION
ARIS Helicopters is currently based at Riverside Airport
in Southern CA and Hollister Airport in Hollister, CA however we can provide
services anywhere in North America.
Our maintenance team consists of 5 FAA certified and licensed airframe
and power plant mechanics, 3 of which have an inspection authorization
Key Management Personnel
Scott Donley, President / Director of Operations
Amber Donley, CFO
Samuel Nowden, Chief Pilot
Steve Bull, Asst. Chief Pilot
Sidney Retamoso, Northern Operations Manager
PARTS & MAINTENANCE
Through IHPWW, ARIS Helicopters
and Heli-Flite Inc. are one of the largest suppliers of S-58 parts in
the world. See our Contact page for more details.