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HNZ Group
Headquarters in Les Cèdres, Quebec. As of 2017, operates in excess of 115 helicopters. Offshore operations are provided under the Norsk brand in Norway and HNZ elsewhere in the world

Heliwelders at Vancouver, BC provides Maintenance, Repair, Overhaul (MRO) Services

  • Canadian Helicopters
  • HNZ Australia Pty, offshore business acquired by PHI in 2018
  • Helicopters (NZ), offshore business acquired by PHI in 2018
  • Nanpa Valley Helicopters
  • Norsk Helikopterservice 49.9%. Ceased operations June 2017.

    Acasta HeliFlight Inc created at Yellowknife, NT in 2016

    On December 2017, Don Wall, HNZ's President and CEO, acquired all the issued and outstanding shares of HNZ. As part of the arrangement, PHI acquired the portion of HNZ's offshore business conducted in New Zealand, Australia, the Philippines and Papua New Guinea, and Don Wall retained Canadian Helicopters (the onshore operations).

  • News


    29-Dec-17 - Don Wall and PHI Acquired HNZ Group
    14-Nov-17 - ASU Delivered NVG Capable AS350 to HNZ Topflight
    04-Jul-17 - Norsk Helikopterservice Ceased Operations
    09-May-17 - HNZ Awarded S-92 SAR Offshore Contract in Australia     ( AU HNZ Australia Pty Ltd )
    16-Mar-17 - HNZ Group Reports 2016 Year-End Results
    10-Mar-17 - HNZ S-92 to Support ExxonMobil in Nova Scotia     ( CA Canadian Helicopters Ltd )
    26-Jan-17 - EHS LifeFlight Service Extended to 2032     ( CA Canadian Helicopters Ltd )
    01-Dec-16 - HNZ / PHI Joint Venture in Australia     ( AU HNZ Australia Pty Ltd )
    14-Nov-16 - Airbus Helicopters Canada Recognized HNZ Topflight HAC 2016
    04-Nov-16 - HNZ AS350 Simulator Approved by Transport Canada HAC 2016
    11-Oct-16 - Former CHC AW139 on Lease to HNZ in Asia Helitech 2016     ( )
    01-Jun-16 - HNZ Philippines Renew Offshore and Gas Support     ( )
    01-Jun-16 - HNZ New Zealand Renew Offshore Oil and Gas Support     ( NZ Helicopters NZ Ltd )
    08-Mar-16 - HNZ Group Expands in Northern Canada
    03-Sep-15 - HNZ Group to Support U.S. North Warning System
    01-Jun-15 - HNZ Investment In Norway NHS
    03-Mar-15 - HNZ Acquired AS350 B2/B3e Level 7 Training Device Heli-Expo 2015
    26-Jan-15 - Canadian Helicopters gets Nova Scotia Offshore Contract
    20-Oct-14 - Bell Endorses HNZ Topflight for Mountain Flight Training
    12-Sep-13 - HNZ Group AW139 doing Philippines Offshore     ( )
    15-Jan-13 - First HNZ AW109 GrandNew in Australia     ( AU HNZ Australia Pty Ltd )
    12-Sep-12 - Canadian Helicopters completes name change to HNZ


    List of Units

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    Rotary Wing Aircraft UnitCreatedDisband
        HNZ Topflight? --



    List of Aircraft

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    ModelC/NBuiltID
    AS350B3 Ecureuil 3491 2001C-GZAD : HNZ Topflight by Nov17
    206L-4 Long Ranger 52344 2006N193AL : Heliwelders Canada Ltd, an HNZ Company at Langley, BC by Jan16
    AW139 31146 2008P2-NZE : Herd, Papua New Guinea by Dec16
    AW139 41322 2013RP-C2139 : HNZ Group; Sep12 under contract by Shell for offshore in Philippi ...
    AW139 41354 2013RP-C3139 : HNZ Group 2014-2016; offshore Philippines from Jun14

    5 Construction Numbers in this organisation found


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