Equipment

Buffalo Aerial Services Ltd. operates with a fleet of two helicopters out of its base in Chewtynd, BC

Type: Bell 206B

Passengers: 3-4

Description: The Bell 206 is a two-bladed helicopter manufactured by Bell Helicopter with a single Rolls-Royce/Allison 250-C20 engine.

With a range of approximately 300 nautical miles, a cruising speed of 100 mph and a lifting capacity of 800 lbs. the BHT206 is suitable for a number of applications.

Type: AS 350BA

Passengers: 5

Description: The Airbus AS350 Ecureuil (Squirrel) is a three-bladed helicopter originally manufactured by Aérospatiale. It is marketed in North America as the AStar and is powered by a single Turbomeca Arriel 1B engine.

With a range of over 360 nautical miles, a cruising speed 110 knots and a lifting capacity of 1,400 lbs. the AStar is suitable for number of intermediate applications.


Additional equipment includes:

  • Medical Litter Kits
  • Blue Sky Network or Spidertracks satellite tracking system
  • Trimble GPS mapping system
  • Aerial Spray tanks and operational gear
  • Bambi buckets for fire suppression
  • Cargo Basket
  • Aerial Seed Spreader
  • Operational gear