Doug has worked in the helicopter industry for close to 40 years. Over that period, he has acquired experience in search and rescue, medical evacuation, aerial application, fire suppression, heliski, heli fishing and coastal mountain flying. Doug began his career top of his class with the Canadian Forces in 1981 and after 14 years transitioned to the civil aviation. In 2005, Doug returned to West Coast Helicopters and served as our Chief Pilot for ten years. He is now holds the dual positions of Company Aviation Safety Officer and Company Training Officer.