Leading Edge serves an extensive client base, offering aerial solutions to help you complete your project or just get you where you need to be safely and efficiently.  Our charter fleet is comprised of Bell 407GXs, 206 L3s, and 206 B3s as well as Robinson R-44s.  Leading Edge clients range from government agencies to individuals, both domestic and international.

helicopter services

 

  • On Demand Personal Charter
  • Corporate Charter
  • Aerial Photography
  • Aerial Filming 
  • Aerial Surveys
    • Wildlife
    • Real Estate
  • Construction
    • External Load up to 2,000 lbs
  • Fire Support & Suppresion
    • 5 DOI & FS Carded Helicopters
  • Powerline Patrol and LIDAR
  • Search & Rescue
  • Seismic & Exploration
  • Electronic News Gathering
  • Custom Tours

 

OPERATIONS 

 

 

Located in the heart of Central Oregon, Leading Edge can quickly respond and deliver helicopter services in the Pacific Northwest and beyond!

Leading Edge Aviation is an FAA Part 133, 135, and 137 approved Air Carrier for helicopters, and maintains a Part 145 Repair Station. Leading Edge provides a variety of additional resources which exceed customer standards for helicopter services.

Leading Edge employs professional pilots, maintenance technicians, and ground crew to support helicopter services year around.    

Bell 407gx

  • Cruise speed –  133 kts
  • Max Speed –     140 kts
  • Range  –             300 nm
  • Seating  –           5 passenger
  • Internal  –          2300 lbs max
  • Exernal  –           2650 lbs max (hook limit)

*Performance specs subject to change based on tempeture, elevation, and flight condintions. 

BELL 206L3

  • Cruise speed  –  120 kts
  • Max speed  –      130 kts
  • Range  –              250 nm
  • Seating  –            5 pax
  • Internal  –           1640 lbs max
  • External  –          1100 lbs max

 *Performance specs subject to change based on tempeture, elevation, and flight condintions.

Bell 206 B3

  • Cruise speed  –  100 kts
  • Max speed  –      120 kts
  • Range  –              250 nm
  • Seating  –            4 passengers
  • Internal  –           1300 lbs max
  • External  –          800 lbs max

*Performance specs subject to change based on tempeture, elevation, and flight condintions.

Robinson R44-RII

  • Cruise speed  –  100 kts
  • Max speed  –      130 kts
  • Range  –              200 nm
  • Seating  –            3 passengers
  • Internal  –          600 lbs max 
  • External  –         800 lbs max  

 *Performance specs subject to change based on tempeture, elevation, and flight condintions.