Flexible Charter Flights in Fort Nelson and Beyond

Qwest Helicopters possesses a varied fleet of aircraft for charter flights in Fort Nelson and locations throughout northeastern British Columbia, including Bell 206 Jetrangers, a Bell 205 A-1 Huey, Eurocopter AS350 A Stars, and our latest addition of three Eurocopter AS365 N1 Dauphin helicopters. These ships enable Qwest Helicopters to approach your project with the best tools available. Learn more about our fleet below, or contact us to book our services.


Bell 205A-1 + (Huey)

Over 12,000 of these ships have been built and the airframe has proven to be so adaptable that many variants continue to be developed to keep this helicopter flying for decades to come.

Features include:

  • Passenger load of 13 passengers
  • Useful load of 3,500 lbs.
  • Endurance of 2.2 hours
  • Cruise speed of 110 mph

Contact Qwest Helicopters today to book the Bell 205A-1 + (Huey).


Bell 206B Jetranger

This machine was first flying in 1966 and is still a mainstay of helicopter operators worldwide. Widely agreed to be the most reliable and safest helicopter in the world, it’s also still a pilot favourite.

Features include:

  • Passenger load of 3 passengers (4 with limited fuel)
  • Useful load of 800-900 lbs.
  • Endurance of 3 hours (full fuel)
  • Range of 374 nautical miles
  • Cruise speed of 125 mph

Contact Qwest Helicopters today to book the Bell 206B Jetranger.


Eurocopter AS350BA Astars

Development of this helicopter began in the early 1970s and the first flight took place in 1974. This was the first helicopter to touch down at the top of Mt. Everest in 2005 and also completed the highest ever mountain rescue in April of 2010 at an altitude of 7,100 metres above sea-level. This machine is a passenger favourite due to its spacious, versatile cabin and ample cargo options.

Features include:

  • Useful load of 1,400 lbs.
  • Endurance of 3 hours (full fuel)
  • Cruise speed of 135 mph

Contact Qwest Helicopters today to book the Eurocopter AS350BA Astars.


Eurocopter AS365 N1 Dauphin

Popular with EMS, police, rescue and the US Coast Guard, this medium size helicopter will seat up to 12 passengers in Qwest Helicopter's configuration, and with retractable landing gear will achieve unparalleled speeds.

Features include:

  • Passenger load of:
    • 8 in VIP configuration
    • 10 in standard configuration
    • 12 in high-capacity seating configuration
  • Endurance of 4 hours
  • Cruise speed of 172 mph

Contact Qwest Helicopters today to book the Eurocopter AS365 N1 Dauphin.