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    Headquartered in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, GSH and its group of companies is one of the largest helicopter operators in Canada.

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    Discovery Mining Services is a mining service and expediting company serving the needs of companies operating throughout Canada.

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    Air Tindi operates a diversified fleet of fixed-wing aircraft and offers medevac equipped air services, tourism, cargo transport, charter flying and scheduled service across Canada’s north.

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    Discovery Air Defence Services is the prime supplier of Airborne Training services to the Canadian Army, Navy and Air Force.

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    Discovery Air Inc.’s Class A common voting shares and unsecured debentures trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange (symbols DA.A and DA.DB.A, respectively). 

Flying Solutions

Air movements and cargo transfer

Whether it is cargo or people that need to be moved around, Discovery Air has a solution. Governments, mining companies and expeditors use our services to get their supplies in and out of remote locations. Industry leading fixed and rotary wing charter solutions are available.

For more information, please visit the Air Tindi or GSH website.

 

Airborne surveys - Geophysical, Lidar, FLIR

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GSH continues to fulfill long-term contracts providing bird-towing and survey flight operations in Canada, the USA, and South America.

For more information, please visit the GSH website.

 

Camp rentals and camp constuction

Whether you need to accommodate 2 or 80 people, our remote, portable, flyable all weather exploration camps can be customized for your needs. Complete with communications systems, kitchens, offices, dry/shower tents these camps have been constructed in the most remote locations in Canada.

For more information, please visit the Discovery Mining Services website.

 

Close air support

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Our crews provide support to the Army in training for their deployments as Forward Air Controllers (FAC). Many of the FACs we have helped to train have recently deployed to Afghanistan.

For more information, please visit the Discovery Air Defence website.

 

Electronic warfare support

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EW Training missions are conducted by highly professional crews consisting of a Discovery Air Defence Services Pilot and a DND Electronic Warfare Officer who is responsible for all pod operations.

For more information, please visit the Discovery Air Defence website.

 

Expediting and logistical support

Supporting your operation, we provide all season support to receive, warehouse, transport and track all of your materials and equipment. Our project teams do the planning and organizing for you – so that you can concentrate on the field work you need to do.

For more information, please visit the Discovery Mining Services website.

 

Fighter support

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If you are looking for Red Air adversary support, our crews provide the most experienced pilots around. Primarily Fighter Weapons Instructors with thousands of hours of experience, our team delivers customized training wherever it is required.

For more information, please visit the Discovery Air Defence website.

 

Fire suppression

Our aerial detection team spots and detects forest fires and gives early warning to ensure the safety of our communities.

For more information, please visit the www.gsheli.comGSH website.

 

Heavy equipment and construction 

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Crews perform diverse type sling operations on many contracts including  aerial construction sites in remote and urban environments.

For more information, please visit the GSH website.

 

Heli portable seismic 

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GSH continues to provide heliocopter support to seismic operations in Canada, the USA, and South America.

For more information, please visit the GSH website.

 

Maritime support

Discovery Air Defence Services often simulates an attack on a ship, either as an opposition force, or as a cruise missile. In some cases, their role is to augment the CF-18 crews in defending the ships.

For more information, please visit the Discovery Air Defence website.

 

Medevac equipped air services

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24 hours a day, 365 days a year we offer dedicated medevac equipped air services throughout the North and Canada. Our King Air or Lear Jet aircraft have state of the art full medical interiors, some with 2 patient capability with medical approval.

For more information, please visit the Air Tindi website.

 

Mining and exploration

Operations include transporting crews, long lining drills for core sampling activities, and hauling fuel & supplies.

For more information, please visit the GSH website.

 

Oil and gas

Pipeline integrity and fugitive emission flight patrols, essential passenger and baggage transport using OGP compliant aircraft and crews.

For more information, please visit the GSH website.

 

Scheduled and charter flights to remote locations

Air Tindi operates regular scheduled flights to locations throughout the North including Fort Simpson, Lutsel K'e, Wekweeti, Wha Ti and Gameti, along with turboprop charters throughout the Northwest Territories and Nunavut. Discovery Air International offers jet charters across North America with Lear 35 and Challenger 601 aircraft.

For more information, please visit the Air Tindi website.

 

Target tow

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Live fire targeting is available on both the Westwind and Alpha Jet fleet, with Real Time Scoring Feedback.

For more information, please visit the Discovery Air Defence website.

 

Tourism and film

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Aerial photography and filming using internal or externally mounted cameras.

For more information, please visit the GSH website.

 

Utility

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GSH has provided various power line integrity inspection and construction services to utility clients across Canada.

For more information, please visit the GSH website.

 

Wildlife surveys

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Aerial survey of protected species  including polar bear, caribou and black bear.

For more information, please visit the GSH website.

 
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    Every year, residents of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut pursuing an aviation-related career in the North can each receive one of 16 $5,000 scholarships from a fund sponsored by the NWT Department of Transportation, Nunavut Department of Economic Development and Transportation, Discovery Air, Keewatin Air, North-Wright Airways, and First Air. The scholarships are offered to full-time residents of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut (two year minimum residency - a combination of continuous residency in both territories would be accepted to meet the residency requirement) pursuing full-time aviation-related studies. The studies can be related to airline or airport operations or management, aircraft maintenance, and pilot training.

    If you would like to concentrate on flying aircraft while knowing you are in the safest hands around, our team of maintainers will take care of all aspects of managing your fleet.

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    Discovery Air is committed to recruiting and retaining the best talent in aviation industry. By joining Discovery Air you will have the opportunity to participate in a unique and dynamic environment focused on growth, entrepreneurship, innovation and teamwork.

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    The Northlinx Network brings together many of the GSH Aboriginal Joint-Venture Partnerships allowing all participants to benefit from pan-territorial mega-projects requiring helicopter services in the North. Presently there are twelve partnerships operating in this profitable model around the NWT and Nunavut. On top of that, Air Tindi has an additional four Aboriginal partnerships and Discovery Mining Services has two.

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    We are committed to providing our customers with specialty aviation solutions whenever and wherever they are required. Our pilots, maintainers, logisticians and administrators operate with precision and pride in some of the most challenging environments in the world.

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    Discovery Air is committed to recruiting and retaining the best talent in aviation industry. By joining Discovery Air you will have the opportunity to participate in a unique and dynamic environment focused on growth, entrepreneurship, innovation and teamwork.