Coldstream Helicopters is equipped to provide emergency helicopter services from our bases throughout British Columbia and Alberta, we are also able to mobilize our aircraft to respond to incidents anywhere in the world. Our crews are specialized in Mountain Rescue, Fire suppression and Disaster services. We have been assisting government and private organizations battle forest fires, perform search and rescue operations and disaster services with experienced crews and well equipped aircraft.

Our crews have extensive local knowledge in all of our service areas and we work closely with organizations such as the BC Ambulance Service, the Provincial Emergency Program, local and national fire suppression teams and local SAR units in order to provide safe and efficient helicopter services during times of distress..

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AS 332L/L1 Super Puma

Number in fleet:
Passenger seating:
18 Airline Seating with Two Pilots
Passenger seating:
22 Crew Utility Seating (Firefighters) Two Pilots
Average Cruise Speed:
270 km/h
Fuel Consumption:
650 L/hr
Max Range:
851 km
Maximum External Sling Load:
10,000* lbs
Belly Tank / Water Bucket:
4000 L
Medivac capable:
IFR Operations:
Night Passenger Operations:
Night Sling Operations:
Two Pilot Operations:
HUMS Capable:
HFDM Capable:

*Actual performance figures (payload, speed, range, passengers) will be determined by the weather conditions and elevation above sea level at the time of the mission by the pilot in command.