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  • January 18, 2016 Great Slave Helicopters (GSH) is proud to announce that it has earned certification to carry hazardous materials by the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) Pipeline an  more...
  • GSH's BK 117 was recently featured in Vertical Magazine and took the top prize for beauty in the respective category. Congratulations to Talon Gillis for capturing this spectacular shot.   more...
  • Yellowknife Based Operations Coordinator, Jennifer Burry was featured in the Fall 2015 Edition of Mining North.  Jennifer was nominated by our valued customers to be featured in the magazine. more...
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  • Late afternoon on Friday June 12th,  GSH Operations received a call from the Department of Emergency Services Nunavut asking us to assist in picking up two hunters that were stranded on the ice.   more...
  • May 23, 2015 GSH Assists with the Evacuation of Oil Sands Facilities GSH and our Aboriginal Partners, the Chipewyan Prairie Dene First Nation were proud to provide emergency hel  more...
  • GSH AME Will Ward was awarded a Medal of Bravery on April 24, 2014, by Canada's Governor General for his efforts in rescuing two stranded Inuit Hunters from the icy waters of Frobisher Bay Nunavut in   more...
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BK 117 850 D2

A category A high performance twin that compares favourably with the benchmark Bell 212. The BK 117 850 D2 can carry up to ten passengers in safety and comfort at a 35% faster speed while burning almost 25% less fuel.

It is popular for passenger and VIP-transport, and is also used in aerial crane and sling work, seismic operations, law enforcement, fire fighting, military support, and is exceptional as an air ambulance and search and rescue platform.

OPTIONS INCLUDE:

  • High Density or Standard Seating

SPECIFICATIONS

  • Passenger Seating 10/9* High Density
  • Passenger Seating 7/6* Standard
  • Average Cruise Speed 155 mph
  • Avg. Fuel Consumption 300 ltr/hr
  • Maximum Range** 210 miles
  • Distance/Int load 1430 lbs cargo
  • w/20 min reserve 2 hours
  • (single pilot; no auxiliary fuel tanks)
  • Max Ext. Sling load*** 2700 lbs
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