With four hangars strategically located on Vancouver Island and the mid coast, 12 experienced engineers, a fully certified Robinson Service Center and an industrial helicopter paint shop, West Coast Helicopters is well positioned to be your maintenance center.  We are approved and experienced in all aspects of third party maintenance for other commercial operators.

From minor repairs to full tear downs and overhauls on R22, R44, MD500 series, Bell 206 and all AStar series helicopters, as well as all Airworthiness Directives, Service Bulletins and Defect Rectifications, West Coast Helicopters’ maintenance team is here for you.

Maintenance Capabilities

West Coast Helicopters is a Transport Canada Approved Maintenance organization with extensive experience in all aspects of third party maintenance for other commercial operators. We provide a full range of maintenance services on Robinson R22 and R44 , Bell 206 series, Eurocopter AS350 series and MD 500 helicopters. Our experienced engineering staff is capable of servicing your helicopter from basic to major inspections including overhauls of Robinson R22 and R44 helicopters. As well, we are authorized to complete all Airworthiness Directives, Service Bulletins, defect rectifications and various STC installations.

Our Robinson approved service center located in Nanaimo is fully equipped to fulfill all your maintenance requirements on both R22 and R44 model helicopters. As well as having both Jet Fuel and AVGas available for sale, we boast a complete industrial paint shop facility at our Nanaimo base.

Paint Booth

West Coast Helicopters employs only the very best coating technicians to guarantee that your paint job is perfect. We provide surface coating services ranging from minor touch-ups to complete stripping and painting, both exteriors and interiors.

Our “state of the art” pressure and temperature controlled paint booth ensures quality coating applications to everything from smaller aircraft components right up to medium sized helicopters.

With stewardship at the forefront, West Coast Helicopters utilizes only the latest in environmentally friendly paint remover along with advanced media blasting processes to ensure we minimize our environmental impact.

Maintenance Facilities

West Coast Helicopters boasts four large hangars strategically located at each of our bases: Bella Coola on the airport, Campbell River at the spit, Port McNeill on the airport and Nanaimo in the “Boxwood” industrial section. All bases are capable of carrying out any maintenance requirements.

In addition, our Nanaimo Facility has the added benefit of being our designated Robinson Approved Service Center and housing our industrial helicopter paint shop.