Commercial Services


Brainerd Helicopter Service has provided exemplary commercial services to our clients since 1985.

Our primary service area includes Minnesota, Iowa and Missouri. We also provide commercial services throughout the United States.

The services we provide include, but are not limited to, forest firefighting, power line patrol, Lidar mapping, prescribed burning, aerial photography, executive charter, aerial mapping, rail line inspection and scenic tours.

Brainerd Helicopter Services is dedicated to providing our clients the best possible service with special attention paid to safety and professional integrity.

Brainerd Helicopter Services staff of experienced pilots, varied commercial services, and flawless safety record has made us the helicopter service of choice. We are dedicated to providing professional customer service with our operations.

We are authorized to work in Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean

Fire Fighting and Aerial Ignition


Powerline/Fiber-optic & Pipeline Patrols

powerline services

LiDAR & Mapping Services


Air Tours


News Gathering


Aerial Photography


List of Brainerd Helicopter Services:

  • Aerial Fire Fighting
  • Aerial Utility Surveys and Patrols
    • Power Line
    • Pipeline
  • Lidar Mapping
  • Controlled Burns
  • Wildlife Surveys
  • Forestry Support
  • Research and Development
  • Natural Resource Development
  • Communications Surveys
  • Film, Video, Photography
  • Guidance System Testing
  • Air Charter
  • Special Events
  • Air Rides