Aris Helicopters


Aris Helicopters


Aerial Construction & Heavy Lift Operations - Aerial Fire Suppression - Aerial Services to the Petroleum Industry - Electronic News Gathering - Executive Transport - Motion Pictures - Demolition Removal - Specialized Downtown Projects - Wreckage Removal - Utility Projects


ARIS Helicopters has proudly served the helicopter industry since 1972, with over 39 years based in Northern California & Southern California.

Heli-Flite Inc. began operating in Southern California in 1993.

Heli-Flite Inc. provides support and pilots for Corona PD in Southern California since May 2002.

Heli-Flite Inc. purchases the entire flight operation from ARIS Helicopters LTD in December 2004.

Heli-Flite Inc acquires the maintenance operations of named ARIS Aircraft Services, expanding maintenance services for both fixed wing and rotary wing aircraft in July 2010.

Our operations are certified under the Federal Aviation Administration as a Part 133 (External Load Operations) 135 (On Demand Charter Operations) and 137 (Agricultural Operations).

Our current fleet includes the following aircraft:
1 MD500D, 1 Bell 206B III, and 2 Sikorsky S-58T's, with another Sikorsky S-58T on the way. We are also in the process of building an S-62 to add to our fleet.
We specialize in precision external load operations, fire fighting, aerial construction and heavy lift projects, power pole and utility lines including communications survey and repair, law enforcement, frost control, seismic work, charter, motion picture support, including aerial cinematography and video production.

All of our pilots are all certified with the U.S. Forest Service and have thousands of hours in reconnaissance, surveillance, mountain flying, external load operations, fire suppression, retardant and water dropping, and are long line qualified.


ARIS Helicopters is currently based at Riverside Airport in Southern CA and Hollister Airport in Hollister, CA however we can provide services anywhere in North America.

Our maintenance team consists of 5 FAA certified and licensed airframe and power plant mechanics, 3 of which have an inspection authorization rating.

Key Management Personnel
Aris South Riverside, CA (RAL)
(951) 359-5016 Phone
(951) 359-5019 Fax

Scott Donley, President / Director of Operations
Amber Donley - CFO
Minnette James – Admin. Asst.
Steve Bull – Asst. Chief Pilot
Tim West – Pilot / Haz Mat / Aviation Technician
Adrian Tovar – Aviation Technician / Lead Rigger

Aris North - Hollister, CA (CBH)
(831) 638-1056 Phone
(831) 638-0595 Fax

Samuel Nowden - Chief Pilot
Kyle Griggs – Marketing / Ground Crew

Hours of Operation Monday – Friday 8am – 4:30pm PST
Toll Free
(800) 955-ARIS
(800) 955-2747


Through International Helicopter Parts Worldwide, ARIS Helicopters and Heli-Flite Inc. is one of the largest suppliers of S-58 parts in the world. See our Contact page for more details.
Repair Station# QRSR885K

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