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HNZ Group is constantly making news as we continue to grow and deliver world-class service. Learn more about what we’ve been up to lately by reviewing the following news stories and articles.

Nampa Valley Helicopters extends 2019 Pricing through the end of 2020

September 15, 2020 – Due to the continued negative effects of Covid-19 challenges for our customers, Nampa Valley Helicopters has elected to continuing our price FREEZE on our 2019 AIRBUS Dynamic Component Overhaul labor Pricing through December 31, 2020. Please contact us if you require any assistance or support with your AIRBUS AS350/H125, & EC130B4/H130

Heliwelders is an Approved Airbus Service Centre

March 25, 2019 – Nampa Valley Helicopters’ sister company, Heliwelders, is an approved airbus service centre.    In this photo an Airbus H125 helicopter arrives at Heliwelders Canada  in Langley B.C. for completion. Heliwelders will  install avionics, interior and customer kits, in addition to painting the aircraft for the manufacturer.

Canadian Helicopters Achieves BARS Safety Program “Silver” Status

March 22, 2019 – Nampa Valley Helicopters’ sister company, Canadian Helicopters, has been audited by Flight Safety Foundation against the Basic Aviation Risk Standard (BARS) and currently holds Silver level status. Canadian Helicopters is pleased to be acknowledged by an internationally recognized safety standard and we are committed to upholding industry best practices in every aspect

Looking for NVG training?

May 17, 2018 – Nampa Valley Helicopters’ sister company, Topflight Elite Training in Penticton, is a world leader in Night Vision Goggle (NVG) flight training for basic, advanced and mountain NVG in the Bell 407, AS350B3 and EC120 helicopter types. For more information, please contact: Topflight 3130 Airport Road Penticton, BC phone: 250-492-0637 email:  at info@topflightelite.ca topflightelite.ca

PHI HNZ Australia PTY Limited Performs First Flight

On April 3, 2017 PHI HNZ Australia PTY Limited performed its first flight for the Inpex-led Ichthys LNG Project, based out of Broome, Western Australia. The entity PHI HNZ supplies up to four Sikorsky S-92 heavy helicopters providing transportation services for the Ichthys LNG Project’s massive offshore facilities in Australia. This new contract builds on

Canadian Helicopters receives extension of Nova Scotia Emergency Health Services Contract

Canadian Helicopters is pleased to announce the extension of the Emergency Health Services (“EHS”) LifeFlight air ambulance helicopter services contract with the Province of Nova Scotia.  Canadian Helicopters will supply two Sikorsky S-76C+ helicopters, an upgrade from one currently employed Sikorsky S- 76A model, to be used for critical patient transport.    The S-76C+ helicopters will

HNZ Topflight is Awarded the ‘Airbus Helicopters Canada 2016 Innovation in Safety Award’

HNZ Topflight and Don Wall, President & CEO of HNZ Group, were the recipients of the Airbus Helicopters Canada 2016 Innovation in Safety Award.   The award was presented in recognition of a contribution toward outstanding rotary wing aviation safety by a commitment to sustaining safe flying practices through a ground breaking approach. HNZ Topflight’s recently

HNZ Partner Norsk Helikopterservice Contributes to the Sikorsky S-92’s First Million Hours of Flight Time

HNZ and its partner company, Norsk, attended Sola Conference 2016 from Sept 19-21 in Stavanger, Norway. The conference was attended by customers, manufacturers, operators and other industry stakeholders with a view to addressing current safety, regulatory and economic issues in the industry. While at the conference HNZ Partner Norsk Helikopterservice received recognition of its contribution

HNZ Group Showcases New FTD at HELI-EXPO 2016

HNZ Group teamed up with Frasca International by displaying HNZ Topflight’s new combined Airbus AS350 B2/H125 Level 7 Flight Training Device at HELI-EXPO 2016. Complimentary “test-flights” were offered to interested parties. The FTD will move to its permanent location at the Edmonton International Airport in the Fall of 2016. It will be available, through HNZ