Heli-Air finally receives Air Operator’s Certificate from CAAN

Posted on by Anurup Pathak

Heli-Air, new helicopter Operator Company, has finally accomplished all the paper work and the test flight and now has acquired Air Operator Certificate (AOC) from Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN).

Mr. Ronan Lamichhane, Managing Director for Heli-Air noted Aviation Nepal that Heli-Air will be conducting its commercial flight operation from tomorrow (1st September, 2017) by its Gyrocopter aircraft as the ticket booking for the flight is also opened. The Gyro operator Heli-Air has successfully conducted its Proving Flight (Test Flight) on May 24 this year and was waiting for the issuance of Airworthiness certificate from CAAN for commencing its flight operation.

Heli-Air has planned to conduct the air operation of the Gyrocopter from Pokhara Airport and is focused to attract tourist for ride. The Gyrocopter is especially ideal for Aerial Survey, Sightseeing, Mountain Flights and other special adventurous missions.

Heli-Air Nepal is the one and only proud operator of Gyrocopter in South-Asia. The company plans to add one additional gyrocopter and two factory made Bell 505 Jet Ranger X helicopters soon. The company has also been building a maintenance hangar in Pokhara Airport to conduct maintenance work of Bell 505 and AS 350 B3e helicopters.

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