Sealand Helicopters

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Sealand Helicopters
Industry Transportation
Successor CHC Helicopter
Founded St. John's, Newfoundland (1977)
Founder Craig Dobbin
Defunct 1988
Headquarters St. John's, Newfoundland
Key people
Craig Dobbin, President and CEO
Products Helicopter services
Revenue Not reported

Sealand Helicopters was a helicopter services company, specializing in transportation to offshore oil and gas platforms. The company was founded by industrialist Craig Dobbin in February 1977 in St. John's, Newfoundland as a charter airline. Its headquarters were at St. John's International Airport. The company first entered the offshore transport industry in 1979, providing helicopters mainly in support of offshore oil and gas operations. By the early 1980s, Sealand operated a fleet of over 30 helicopters.

In 1987, Dobbin headed a group of investors organized under the name Canadian Holding Company which purchased Okanagan Helicopters, Viking Helicopters, and Toronto Helicopters and merged them with Sealand Helicopters, to form CHC Helicopter.

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