Read More: From One Extreme to Another: Ultimate Heli (Pty) Ltd
December 10, 2019

Planning is key for operations in austere, distant environments.

Finding an untapped niche within an industry is generally a path to success. It’s just a little more unusual to find a niche that spans two continents.

HAI member Ultimate Heli (Pty) Ltd has found a role working “the hardest aviation jobs in the toughest places,” as the company’s tagline says. Ultimate isn’t only succeeding but growing from its main base in Waterfall, South Africa. Located between Pretoria and Johannesburg, the company’s own purpose-built heliport is expanding at the same time its helicopters are operating across Africa and seasonally in Antarctica.

Read More: Rotorcorp Serves the Global Market
May 20, 2019

Doing its part to keep Robinson helicopters flying.

Tucked back in a corner of Atlanta’s Fulton County Airport (KFTY), the Rotorcorp office is small and unassuming. You’d never guess that this humble operation maintains the largest in-stock inventory of Robinson Helicopter Company parts in the world.

An authorized service center for R22, R44, and R66 helicopters, Rotorcorp has just five employees. In addition to its Atlanta headquarters, the company also has maintenance facilities in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

In an industry where AOG is defined as “lost revenue,” Rotorcorp’s challenge is to process and ship orders to customers in more than 45 countries quickly and efficiently.