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​At Northern X-treme Helicopters safety is our highest priority.  Our company is committed to providing the highest standard of safety for our crew both in the air and on the ground, our equipment, our customers, and their projects.

Our pilots

The pilots we employ hold over ten thousand hours of individual experience.  They are experts in external load operations, heavy lift, fire suppression, logging, aerial seeding and frost control.  Our pilots are certified by the FAA and hold their Commercial, Instrument and Instructor ratings. 

Our Maintenance Staff

Our maintenance team is made up of a father and son duo who hold over 30 years experience building and maintaining aircraft to meet all FAA, Cal Fire and U.S. Forest Service requirements.  They are A&P /IA Certified and Helicopter Forest Service carded for Type 1, 2 & 3 helicopters.  Safety is their number one priority.

Safety is a Culture

Our company fosters a culture of safety in the workplace and takes great pride in our team of experienced flight crew, maintenance staff and ground personnel.  At Northern X-treme Helicopters, we believe that safety is the most important aspect of our work and we take a proactive approach.  Prior to work start, all staff participates in daily tail boards to help protect against potential injuries or accidents.  We end each working day with a closing tail board to discuss areas of concern to ensure we do our best ALWAYS.

We utilize SMS programs as well as guidelines from the FAA and HAI (Helicopter Association International) to create an effective safety program that fits the needs of our company and is functional for all employees.