AVIATION SERVICES with

QUALITY
EXPERIENCE
& PRIDE

 
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Air Center Helicopters was established in 1986 and is one of the country’s most experienced helicopter charter and tour companies.

Our company has been providing chartered flights longer than most charter companies have been in business. In April 1997, we formally moved our corporate headquarters to Meacham Airport in Fort Worth, Texas. ACHI is the largest helicopter operator based in the DFW Metroplex, offering the finest scenic and adventure tours and charters. We offer many exciting and informative tours and activities in DFW and beyond. We also offer tours and customized charters in Norfolk, VA. Check out our charter page to see the types of services performed

EXPEDITIONARY AIRLIFT   I    OFFSHORE SERVICES  I   TACTICAL TRAINING  I   RESEARCH OPERATIONS  I   RESCUE SERVICE

 
 
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PERFORMANCE

Air Center utilizes proven high performance aircraft that are built to withstand the challenging environments we operate in across the globe. We have exceptional relationships with Airbus and Bell Helicopters. They provide superior technical expertise, overhaul support and supply chain assistance beyond our robust in-house logistical and maintenance capabilities.

 

OPERATIONS

We work collaboratively with our clients to deliver the appropriate type aircraft to the operating area on time, every time. We strive to accomplish the goals of our clients within the timeline and budgetary constraints. We are in a constant state of process improvement to maximize performance, cost management while reducing risk and increasing safety.

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OUR SERVICES

GOVERNMENT SERVICES

• Search and Rescue (SAR)
• MEDEVAC/CASEVAC
• Personnel Recovery (PR)
• NVG Operations
• Rescue Hoist
• Vertical Replenishment  (VERTREP)
• Fast Rope (FRIES)
• Rappel
• Austere Operations
• High Altitude Training Range

Commercial Services

• Aircrane Sling Load• Construction
• Executive & VVIP
• Offshore Ship/Platform
• Motion Picture Cinematography
• Aerial Wildlife Management
• Research Operations
• Sightseeing
• Powerline Inspection
• Real Estate Development
• Seismic Activity


Air Center works directly with our clients to configure the aircraft to meet their specific needs. Our Ft. Worth, Texas headquarters facility maintains and operates our entire fleet of Airbus and Bell aircraft. We operate under FAA Part 91, Part 135, Part 133, Part 137 and Part 145 Certificates, offering fully self-sustaining airlift capabilities to our customers. Specializing in Commercial and Government Operations worldwide.



Capabilities

• Passenger/Cargo Airlift
• External Sling Load
• Night Vision Goggle Certified
• Class D Hoist Certified
• Ship Deck Landing Qualified
• ITAR/EAR Compliant
• Offshore/Arctic Operations
• Air Ambulance Operations

Performance

• 17,000+ ship deck landings
• 20,000+ accident free hours
• Zero Fatalities-Hull Loses
• 99% Operational Readiness

ACCREDITATIONS

• DoD CARB Certified• Top Secret Facility Clearance
• DoI Carded Aircraft/Crews
• FAA Part 135, 133, 137 Certified
• FAA Part 145 MRO Repair Facility