ABOUT US

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LIFTING YOUR EXPECTATIONS FOR 20 YEARS.

Helimax Aviation, Inc. is based in Sacramento, California and has been serving the utility industries in the area since 1996. We offer a variety of services to meet your needs.

What sets us apart from the competition is that we operate the best and most capable aircraft available. Our fleet ranges from light-lift to heavy helicopters for many different operations, including passenger transport, forestry firefighting, precision long-line lift operations and more. With the capabilities, experience, and skills needed, we can provide our customers the right aircraft for their project.

HAI is highly committed to the safety of our aircraft, the safety of our passengers, and the safety of our customer’s project. We encompass strong leadership and dedication from our highly qualified pilots, crew teams, and maintenance personnel to ensure the success of the project during all flight operations.

FAA CERTIFICATIONS

135 Certificate H9XA480H
133 Certificate H9XL480H
137 Certificate H9XG480H
145 Certificate H9XR480H

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SAFETY PRACTICES AND PROCEDURES

HAI continually supports a positive safety culture among all managers and personnel. An effective, positive safety culture is one in which all personnel and managers can identify and report safety issues, including unintentional errors, without fear of reprisal. Encouraging proactive reporting of potential safety issues allows us to identify and implement corrective changes before accidents occur. Our senior management advocates and promotes the growth of a positive safety culture as an essential component of safety management, and establishes their commitment to improving safety continually.

FLIGHT FOLLOWING & TRACKING

24/7 flight following centers
Satellite-based flight tracking using TracPlus
Annual training and certification
Well versed in emergency evacuation and medevac

AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE

Mandatory PPE
Tool control program
Aircraft work-stands in use to prevent falls
Modern flight hangars for the maintenance staff safety
Ongoing training in maintenance standards and procedures
Ongoing annual recurrent training

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH & SAFETY

Ongoing hazard/event reporting
Risk assessments
Management of change procedures
New hire and contractor orientation
Job safety assessment
Environmental responsibilities
Drug and alcohol testing

SAFETY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS (SMS)

HAI uses an integrated and comprehensive computer/web based Safety Management System (SMS). Employees can gain access anytime by internet or by accessing the company designed application for the Apple iPad. The SMS provides the highest reasonable level of safety by identifying and minimizing risks that could contribute to accidents, incidents, or injury to persons.

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