June 2, 2015

Local HERO Foundation Receives $650,000 Donation

Fort McMurray, AB (June 1st, 2015) – The Local Helicopter Emergency Response Organization (HERO) Foundation has received a $650,000 donation from the Sunrise Energy Project, a joint venture between Husky Energy and BP. The gift will help provide continued medevac service to communities in northern …

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September 10, 2014

Fort McMurray Tourism Fall Market & Show

The Local HERO Foundation will have a booth at the Fort McMurray Tourism Fall Market & Show this year. We will have night vision goggles on display, brochures, stickers, and 3 remote control helicopters to be raffled to those who donate to the Local HERO …

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August 12, 2014

New Medevac EC135 T2e

The Local H.E.R.O. Foundation’s new EC135 T2e was officially unveiled on July 15th, and is now nearly ready to enter into service in the region. Take a look at the aircraft being painted and assembled, a walk-through of it at the factory, and a video …

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June 28, 2014

Richardson Backcountry

Everyone take care while enjoying the Richardson Backcountry this summer! If you have an emergency, call 911. If necessary the Local H.E.R.O. (Helicopter Emergency Response Organization) medevac helicopter will be dispatched with Fort McMurray Fire Department medics. Here is an evacuation map along with the …

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February 15, 2014

Paul Spring, winner of the “Innovation in Safety” Award

Helicopter Association of Canada, Vancouver, BC, November 9th, 2013 Eurocopter Canada presents the “Innovation in Safety” award to Mr. Paul Spring, President, Phoenix Heli-Flight Inc. The 2013 winner of Eurocopter Canada’s Innovation in Safety Award is Mr. Paul Spring, President of Phoenix Heli-Flight, following a …

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