The tenant improvements have been completed and we're all moved into our new 6,000 square foot hangar and office facility at the Langley Airport. A huge thank you to all the contractors who worked on our project, we are extremely happy. Our new address is Hangar 9, 5225 216th Street, Langley.
After extensive modifications to our new AS350 BA, we are very happy with it's low empty weight and simplified configuration. Preparations are being made for the A/C to be moved from Langley to Whitehorse in the upcoming week.
After a 2-Day, 16.5 hour ferry flight across Canada, Randy is home safe with the converted B2. The conversion upgraded the engine from an Arriel 1B to an Arriel 1D1.
In early April, TRK took delivery of a Eurocopter AS350 BA. It is currently receiving a full avionics upgrade, satellite tracking, new instrument panel, litter kit, voice activated intercom, bear paws, vertical reference window, cargo hook, new main rotor blades, an FDC filter and much more. The aircraft will be online at the end of April, just in time for it's contract in Northern BC.
April 2011 marks the acceptance date of our brand new Eurocopter AS355NP. This is the latest version of the successful Ecureuil family, powered with two Turbomeca Arrius 1A1 engines. Compared to the AS355 N and it’s Arrius 1A engine, the Arrius 1A1 offers new, one engine inoperative ratings. An upgraded main gear box derived from the AS350 B3 allows a 200kg higher maximum take off weight at sea level in external load configuration.
Certified “Category A Equivalent” and compliant with stringent operational requirements, the AS355 NP will be a valuable addition to our fleet. With two engines, this aircraft has the ability to fly on one engine in the event of an emergency.
TRK gets the majority of it's hours flying for mining and exploration companies around the territory as well as the Yukon Territory Government Forestry Service.
TRK Aviation recently completed an overhaul on a Eurcopter AS350 BA. The aircraft has been modified with updated avionics and painted with our corporate paint scheme.
TRK Helicopters took delivery of a modified Eurocopter AS350 B2 with a Honeywell LTS-101 700D-2 engine. This engine configuration has the advantage of providing identical performance to the Arriel 1D1 engine found in normal AS350 B2’s, while consuming 5% less fuel. This engine performs extremely well at high altitudes, hot temperatures, and has excellent lifting capabilities.
TRK Aviation recently completed an overhaul on a Bell 206 BIII Jet Ranger. Our qualified engineers have left no detail untouched. The Jet Ranger was originally introduced in the 60’s and has proved to be a safe and reliable aircraft that continues to be used throughout the world to this day.
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