Air Carrier Services


We have a staff of highly skilled pilots who are experts in dealing with mountainous terrain and difficult weather conditions. Our aviation expertise makes us the most complete resource in the Northwest for:

  • Television news-gathering
  • Traffic reporting flights
  • Scenic tours
  • Executive transport
  • External Load Assistance
  • Environmental Response
  • Power & Pipeline Survey
  • Airborne Law Enforcement
  • Search & Rescue
  • Forest Management
  • Fire Fighting Services
  • Fish & Wildlife Surveys
  • Film & Video Production
  • Aerial Photography
  • Advanced Pilot Training

We are conveniently located at the Boise Airport. Helicopter services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please call ahead for weather conditions the day of the flight.


Bell JetRanger 206 BIII – The Bell JetRanger is the smallest of the Bell fleet and the most popular light turbine helicopter in history. Designed for single pilot operation, the cabin will accommodate four passengers, three in the rear cabin and one next to the pilot. The two rear doors are equipped with wedge windows allowing for more 'elbow room' for the three passengers in the rear seat. Each seat is also outfitted with intercom and headsets.

Additional Equipment – Aviation Specialties Unlimited, Inc. (ASU) has a Bambi water bucket and backup remote hooks and long-lines.

Night Vision Goggles

ASU's expertise combined with state-of-the-art Night Vision Systems enable you to "Own the Night." Contact us for more information on NVG missions.


ASU staff has over 50 years of cumulative aviation experience and has accumulated well over 35,000 hours of flight time. Our pilots have thousands of accident free flight hours worldwide doing whatever the job demands


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