Custom Helicopters Invests in SKYTRAC’s Flight Following Solution

Custom Helicopters has chosen SKYTRAC’s flight following solution to optimize their operations. The company provides a variety of services supporting mineral exploration, power line maintenance, forest fire suppression and wildlife surveys.

In a multi-year service contract, Custom Helicopters will use SkyWeb and SkyWeb Mobile to monitor its fleet from their operations center or on-the-move. SKYTRAC’s ISAT-200A will provide voice and flight data connectivity with the aircraft. SKYTRAC’s flight following solution supports Custom Helicopter’s commitment to providing their customers with the highest level of safety and service.


Founded in 1977, in Winnipeg, Canada, Custom Helicopters Ltd. offers a versatile fleet of twenty-two helicopters which include Bell 206B JetRangers, Bell 206 LongRangers, Bell 205 A1s, and the Astar 350B2. Custom, with its head office located at Winnipeg / St. Andrew’s Airport, also maintains fulltime bases with hanger and maintenance facilities at Thompson, Gillam, Island Lake, and Churchill in Manitoba, Rankin Inlet in the Northwest Territories, as well as field operations located throughout Canada.