Air Center works directly with our clients to configure the aircraft to meet their specific needs. Our Fort Worth, Texas headquarters facility maintains and operates our entire fleet. We offer fully self-sustaining airlift capabilities to our customers in some of the most remote locations on the planet. Our aircraft from the AS332C1e to the Bell 407 can be configured for NVG operations. We have recent experience in sustained expeditionary flight operations in Antarctica, South America, Middle East, Offshore ship based and coastal Alaska.
Air Center Helicopters is a DoD CARB, FAA Part 133, Part 135, Part 137 and Part 145 certified rotary and fixed wing air carrier.
Airbus H225 Super Puma
The H225 is a twin engine helicopter that belongs to the famous SUPER PUMA /COUGAR family. Over 979 units, with total flight time in excess of 5,480,300 Flight Hours have been delivered to date, both for serving governmental (military and paramilitary missions) and commercial operators. The H225 benefits from enhancements to the former EC225, in order to better meet customer requirements such as improved safety through enhanced situational awareness features.The H225 is a powerful and fast helicopter with long range capabilities. It has a large useful cabin volume and accommodates various seating arrangements up to 19 passenger crashworthy seats in the cabin and 2 crew members in an exceptionally low vibration level environment. Technical advancements developed by Airbus® on the H225 include modular design of the mechanical assemblies, use of composite materials, state of the art avionics including LCD Multi-Functions Displays, Vehicle Monitoring System and Automatic Flight Control System allowing a new fully autonomous approach to rigs. The H225 also benefits from all the maturity improvements achieved on the EC225.
9920lbs Cargo Capacity
145kts Cruise Speed
650 NM Range
The AS332L Super Puma combines power, performance and strength in a highly reliable medium-weight helicopter. This twin-engine aircraft is exceptionally smooth and stable in flight. The large cabin allows for a full range of utility configuration and up to 19 seats. The 9,920-lb payload capacity enables the AS332L to perform the most demanding logistics requirements in an airframe that has proven reliable and tough in austere locations and the harshest environments.
8000lbs Internal Cargo
132kts Cruise Speed
4.2 hour endurance
The AS350B3e AStar is a single-engine workhorse with the best performance in its category. Built and certified in the United States, this cost-effective helicopter accommodates five to six passengers in all forward-facing seats. It offers fast cruise speeds, 30 minute take-off power, longer engine TBOs (6,000 hours mature) and lower DMCs. It is characterized by high performance, enhanced maneuverability and reduced pilot workload. The AStar is the preferred rotary-wing aircraft for aerial Work in high and hot conditions, Private & Business Aviation – PBA, Public Services and Commercial Pax Transport.
140kts Cruise Speed
350 NM Range
The Bell 206B Jet Ranger is a two-bladed, single-engine helicopter equipped with the Allison 250-C20 engine. Rugged and reliable, the 206B is the most popular turbine powered helicopter ever build and has built one of the best safety records of any helicopter in the industry. With accommodations for five, including one pilot and one passenger in the front, and an internal payload of 1400lbs or sling load of 1500lbs, the Bell 206B is a great solution for light utility helicopter requirements.
1400lbs Internal Cargo
118kts Cruise Speed
2.5 hour endurance
The Bell 412EP masterfully combines comfort, performance, and economy. This renowned workhorse of the industry has the reputation for getting up and going to work even in the most extreme environments. The Bell 412EP is a versatile platform suitable for missions from fire fighting, to target recovery, to search and rescue, to logistics. Our Bell 412EPs are hoist capable and cargo hook equipped. The PT6T3D engines, four bladed rotor head, and dual digital automatic flight control system give the 412EP a smooth ride capable of lifting over 5,000lbs or carrying up to 13 passengers and a range of 400nm.
4000lbs Internal Cargo
122kts Cruise Speed
3.5 hour endurance
The Bell 206L Long Ranger is a stretched variant of the venerable Bell 206B with seating for seven or two stretchers and two crewmen. Combining the dependability and safety of the 206B with an additional 30 inches in fuselage length gives the customer even better cargo space while increasing external payload capacity to 2,000lbs and maximum range to over 300nm.
2100lbs Internal Cargo
110kts Cruise Speed
2.5 hour endurance
The Bell 407 is the evolutionary successor to the Bell 206L Long Ranger. Now equipped with a four-bladed rotor systems with improved performance and better ride comfort, carbon fiber composite tail boom, digital engine management, and an 8 in wider cabin, the 407 offers more cargo space and increased internal and external payload capacity over the Bell 206L as well as significantly improved performance in high altitude/hot weather environments. In ground effect hover ceiling has been increased from 8,200ft to 12,200ft. The Bell 407 is the fastest intermediate light helicopter on the market. It blends reliability, speed, performance, and maneuverability with a cabin configurable for a variety of purposes and payloads.
2000lbs Internal Cargo
135kts Cruise Speed
2.5 hour endurance
bombardier lear jet 35
The Learjet 35A fits the light corporate jet category and is known for its relatively long flying range of 2,056 miles nonstop, making it the jet often chosen for private use.
The Lear 35A seats 7 passengers comfortably.