The VIH Aviation Group includes a variety of unique aviation companies and divisions all specially formulated to work together, providing exceptional dependability and service for our customers both domestic and international. With over 50 consecutive years of helicopter management experience, the VIH Aviation Group is well poised to provide quality helicopter services throughout the world.
The VIH Aviation Group operates a fleet of over 50 helicopters consisting of varieties including Sikorsky, Kamov, Eurocopter, AgustaWestland and Bell. The VIH Aviation Group services many helicopter charter markets including Offshore Personnel Transport, Search and Rescue (SAR), Offshore and Onshore Aerial Construction, Executive Charter Services, Forestry, Air Ambulance, Fire Fighting, Mining Exploration and Tourism. In addition to these services, the VIH Aviation Group operates a major helicopter repair and overhaul center, a fixed wing corporate jet charter business as well as full service corporate aircraft terminals.
Operating a helicopter service in the midst of some of the world’s most challenging weather has developed several strengths in Cougar Helicopters. Proactive safety, flexibility and innovation have become watchwords for our highly experienced flight crew, aircraft maintenance engineers, rescue specialists and support staff.
These strengths have come into play in supporting Canada’s first offshore oil production and pioneering new methods and equipment for marine search and rescue (SAR). Every new contract is a challenge to do old things new ways – to continually improve every standard and every area of our service – always with a safety-first approach.
In each new situation, Cougar Helicopters is committed to providing the safest, highest level of service and cost efficiency to our customers.
Cougar Helicopters provides helicopter services for offshore transportation, offshore aerial construction, emergency medical service and SAR. Operational bases include St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador; Halifax, Nova Scotia; and Greenland.
VIH Aerospace offers top quality, value-enhanced helicopter maintenance, manufacturing, repair and overhaul (MMRO) services; including STC development and integrations, delivered effectively and professionally to meet or exceed Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) specifications.
VIH Aerospace is a Bell approved Customer Service Facility (CSF).
VIH Aerospace is equipped to meet the changing demands of a global marketplace clients; offering helicopter maintenance services and STC’d products of the very highest standards…delivered on-time and on budget.
VIH Execujet is a full service private aviation company operating out of Vancouver, Victoria, Tofino, Seattle, Whistler and Naniamo specializing in Luxury Adventures, Charters, Aircraft Maintenance, Aircraft Management and Aircraft Partnership/Ownership Solutions. We own, manage and operate a full range of luxury turbine aircraft including seaplanes, floatplanes, jets and helicopters. Our certified AMO team impeccably maintains our fleet while our flight crews are some of the most experienced west coast pilots with over two decades of commercial flying experience. We are conveniently located to serve Vancouver, Victoria, Tofino, Seattle, Whistler, Nanaimo, Kelowna and all of coastal BC.
VIH Helicopters Ltd. is Canada’s oldest privately owned helicopter company having been in continuous operation since incorporation in 1955. We have strategically located bases and offices that service domestic and international contracts for a global clientele, with a team of over 150 experienced and highly skilled professionals.
VIH Helicopters Ltd. operates a diverse fleet of helicopters comprised of models from the world’s leading helicopter manufacturers, including Sikorsky, Kamov, Eurocopter and Bell. Our helicopters can be equipped to handle any task – Each aircraft has stretcher capability, shoulder harnesses, bubble observation windows, GPS global positioning navigation systems, intercom systems, multi-radio capability as well as various other specialized equipment for virtually any need.
As Victoria’s premier FBO, the Shell Aerocentre is a full service FBO located at the Victoria International Airport. YYJ FBO Services provides corporate aircraft storage and fueling services, a pilot lounge, car and hotel reservations, an executive lounge available for reservations, catering services, a flight planning room, a passenger waiting lounge, and additional other amenities. We take pride in customer service and look forward to serving travelers and pilots alike.
The Shell Aerocentre provides comfort and security to our clients by offering more services than any other FBO in Victoria. With our expanded hours of operations, an outstanding facility and superior customer service, YYJ FBO will meet even the most demanding pilot and passenger expectations. We aim to serve as your home away from home.