Airbus Helicopters Canada delivers AS350 B3e to Lakeshore

Airbus Helicopters Canada delivers an AS350 B3e to Lakeshore Helicopters based in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada.
Airbus Helicopters AS350 B3e (Photo: Airbus Helicopters Canada/ Vitek Zawada)

Airbus Helicopters AS350 B3e (Photo: Airbus Helicopters Canada/ Vitek Zawada).

Lakeshore Helicopters has gained another AS350 B3e helicopter to join the company’s existing Airbus Helicopters fleet, consisting of three AS350 B3/B3e’s.

This helicopter, which will be based in Fort McMurray, Alberta, will support the onshore oil and gas industry as well as hydro, mining and charters.

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Michael Cardinal, president of Lakeshore Helicopters, said: “The AS350 B3e is able to provide a flexible and reliable solution for the wide range of customers we support across the board. We have come to rely on the multi-mission platform of the AS350, which made this the logical choice for our operations.”

Romain Trapp, president of Airbus Helicopters Canada, said: “Lakeshore Helicopters’ commitment to Airbus Helicopters Canada and the AS350 is another testimony to the Ecureuil’s success as the reference in single engine helicopters in Canada. We are pleased with Lakeshore Helicopters’ trust in Airbus Helicopters and we look forward to continuing to support their operations.”

Terry Spruce

Terry is Senior News Editor and writes for both Corporate Jet Investor and Helicopter Investor. He is also responsible for our helicopter guides. Terry has been an aviation enthusiast since the early 1970s. He is a lapsed Private Pilot and ex-Piper Cherokee owner. He has flown a number of light aircraft and is comfortable sitting in the co-pilot's seat or the back of any aircraft. Before moving to journalism he was a banker for 20 years. You can contact him at: or follow him on twitter @Terry_Spruce

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