PDG Helicopters began operations in 1973 in Scotland. They purchased their first AS350 family helicopter in 1985.
In 1995 merged with PLM Helicopters and Dollar Helicopters.
Headquartered in Inverness provides specialist aerial support services across the UK and Ireland with a specific focus on supporting infrastructure and construction projects.
As of 2015 employs 85 people.
PDG Helicopters Signs for H135, 07-Oct-15 : Helitech 2015 PDG Helicopters has received its new H135 at Helitech 2015. The 17th Airbus Helicopters aircraft in the PDG fleet, will support service contract with the General Lighthouse Authorities (GLAs).
PDG Helicopters Gets £20+ Million from LDC, 12-Feb-15 : The management team at PDG Helicopters has completed a £20 million+ MBO backed by LDC as it looks to capitalise on growing demand for its services.
General Lighthouse Authorities with PDG Helicopters, 02-Oct-14 : The General Lighthouse Authorities (GLAs) of the UK and Ireland have announced a £13M seven-year contract to PDG Helicopters for the provision of helicopter services to cover all three Authorities.
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| 25-Sep-13 - PDG Squirrel fleet attains 200,000 hours |
List of Aircraft
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|EC135T2+||1196||2015||? : PDG Helicopters o/o |
|Sioux||wa413||1966||G-BEHO : Dollar Air Services, Coventry from Sep78; w/o 23Jun79 |
|Sioux||wa713||1969||G-BHKW : Dollar Air Services Ltd Jan85-Mar87 |
|SA315B Lama||2490||1977||G-BMUA : Dollar Air Services Ltd Jun/Aug 1986 |
|SA315B Lama||2439||1975||G-BMUB : PLM Dollar/PDG Jun86-Mar88 |
|206B-2 Jet Ranger||1911||1976||G-BNYD : Dollar Air Services Oct87-Feb88, ex N3254P |
|AS355F Ecureuil 2||5201||G-BPRJ : conv AS.355F1 |
|AB206B-3||8567||1978||G-BTWW : Dollar AS from 25Apr85, restored;
PLM Dollar Group from 09Nov95 |
|AS350B1 Ecureuil||1991||1987||G-BVJE : PDG Helicopters; ex SE-HRS; to EI-FAC |
|AS355E TwinStar||5011||1980||G-BVLG : PLM Dollar Group Ltd from Oct96; AS.355F1 type |
: 19jun17 at Heathrow
|AS350B1 Ecureuil||1963||G-BWFY : PDG Helicopters; to EI-IHL |
|AS350B2 Ecureuil||2493||1991||G-BXGA : PLM Dollar Group from Apr98 |
: 30mar16 pictured (pic2) at Shipley golf club, Bingley, West Yorks ...
|AS355 Ecureuil 2||5518||1992||G-BYZA : PLM Dollar Group from Jun14 |
: 07oct14 airborne low level at Bedworth area, Warwickshire
: 04jul16 camera duty flying low over Royal Troon Golf Course north ...
: 17aug16 landed in a park below the Craigellachie hotel at Craige ...
: 11sep16 over south shields today doing camera duty at the Greaat ...
: 20sep16 flying over Casement Park, West Belfast, Northern Ireland
: 20sep16 over Craiglands, Carrickfergus
: 11oct16 Buzzing Kings Lynn West Norfolk area on electricity surve ...
: 13oct16 Buzzing properties along Hare Lane Lt Kingshill Bucks
: 22nov16 Buzzing along the power lines at the rear of housing, Dru ...
: 19dec16 at Holyrood Park, Edinburgh
: 18Jul17 West Edinburgh, heading East
: 07Feb18 low flying and hovering at Lurgan
: 14mar18 power line inspection at Roshven, Highland
|EC135T2+||0712||2008||G-CFFR : PDG / Irish Helicopters Ltd Sep/Oct 2008 |
|AS355F Ecureuil 2||5300||1983||G-DOLR : Dollar Air Services Aug89-Sep92 |
|MD600N||RN030||1998||G-GOON : PDG Helicopters Feb/May 2004 |
|SA365N Dauphin 2||6009||1982||G-HEMS : PLM Dollar Group Jun06-Mar11 |
|AS355F1 Ecureuil 2||5164||1982||G-JARV : PDG Helicopters / PLM Dollar Group Oct01-Apr06, reser G-NETR |
G-NETR : Network Rail (PDG) from Apr06
|AS350B Ecureuil||1745||1984||G-NIAL : PLM Helicopters Nov/Dec 1987 |
|AS355F Ecureuil 2||5282||1983||G-NLDR : PLM Dollar Group from Oct13 |
|AS355F2 Ecureuil 2||5347||1986||G-NTWK : PLM Dollar Group from May06, ex G-FTWO; Network Rail mrks |
: 28feb13 pictured (bot) at Norwich whist on a fuel stop during sur ...
|AS355F1 Ecureuil 2||5164||1982||G-OGHL : PLM Dollar Group Mar00-Oct01, reser G-JARV |
|AS350B Ecureuil||2153||1988||G-ORKY : PLM Dollar Group from Sep12;
05aug13 picture at PDG base, Inverne ... |
: 01nov17 13:00hs a Eastry near Sandwich Kent for examination of ov ...
|AS350B2 Ecureuil||9024||2000||G-PDGF : PLM Dollar Group from Dec06 |
: 12jul16 at DL6 2NA Northallerton, England
|AS350B1 Ecureuil||1991||1987||G-PDGI : PDG Helicopters; ex EI-FAC |
|SA365N Dauphin 2||6009||1982||G-PDGK : PDG Helicopters 2011 |
: Out of service 2016 after it was blown over on the helipad at St ...
|SA365N Dauphin 2||6074||G-PDGN : PDG Helicopters; ex PH-SSU |
|AS365N2 Dauphin 2||6405||1991||G-PDGO : PLM Dollar Group Ltd from Nov16 |
|AS350B2 Ecureuil||2559||G-PDGR : PDG Helicopters; ex G-RICC |
|AS355F Ecureuil 2||5282||1983||G-PDGS : PLM Dollar/PDG from Dec12, as355f2 type |
: 04oct13 flying over Stirling, Scotland
|AS355F2 Ecureuil 2||5374||1988||G-PDGT : PDG Helicopters from Nov07 |
|AS350D Astar||1207||1980||G-PLMB : PDG Helicopters; conv. AS350B; to F-HFPP |
|AS350B Ecureuil||1731||1983||G-PLMC : PLM Helicopters Aug88-Sep95 |
: PLM Dollar Group Sep95-May01
|AS350B Ecureuil||1745||1984||G-PLMD : PLM Helicopters Sep89-Jan90 |
|AS350B1 Ecureuil||1962||1986||G-PLMF : PLM Helicopters Aug92-Jul97;
PLM Dollar Group Jul97-Jun98 |
|AS350B1 Ecureuil||2156||1989||G-PLMH : PLM Helicopters Jan95, to Eurocopter as F-WQDJ, AS350B2 type |
: PLM Helicopters Feb/Sep 1995; PLM Dollar Group from Sep95
: 05aug13 pictured at PDG Base, Inverness Heliport. G-ORKY on backg ...
: w/o 13jun18 during fish farm support work impacted a loch at Loc ...
|SA365C Dauphin 2||5001||1977||G-PLMI : PLM Helicopters Jun95-Jul97; PLM Dollar Group from Jul97 |
: 25jan15 at Wolverhampton Halfpenny Green Airport in storage
|AS355F2 Ecureuil 2||5364||1987||G-ULES : PLM Dollar Group Jul/Aug 2013 |
|Bo105C||0020||1971||G-WAAN : PLM Dollar Group Aug04-Sep12;
34 Construction Numbers in this organisation found