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(HQ) 4101 Evans Avenue, Cheyenne, WY View on Map
6231 South Airpark Place, suite 211, Anchorage, AK View on Map
 

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WHAT WE DO

Trans Aero Ltd, also known as Trans Aero LTD Helicopter Services is authorized to do business under FAR 135, 133, 137. The main focus of the company includes government contracts, wild land fire fighting, and oil and gas exploration. The Trans Aero LTD helicopters are designed for hot/high temperatures and altitudes, transporting material externally with highly skilled vertical reference pilots. Other missions include passenger carrying, power pole setting, air conditioner sets, photography flights, mining support and core and conventional drilling. Trans Aero LTD Helicopters' corporate office is located in Cheyenne, Wyoming and our main base of operations is in Loveland, Colorado. We do a lot of work in the Rocky Mountain region, but also all across the nation.

Trans Aero LTD Helicopters are capable of flying missions anywhere in the United States or the world.

WHO WE ARE

Mr. Kevin Shields, President

Kevin Shields has 38 years of aviation maintenance experience with 33 years in a management role in support of helicopter maintenance and flight operations. Kevin has established two FAA Repair Stations and has held the positions of Mechanic, Shop Foreman, Chief Inspector, General Manager, Vice President and is currently President of Trans Aero Ltd. Kevin holds an FAA mechanic certificate and has in the past held IA and ODAR certificates.

Mr. Matthew Goertz, Director of Operations

Matthew Goertz is a commercial helicopter pilot with instrument, CFI, and CFII ratings with over 12 years of commercial experience. His previous experience includes FAR 135/133 operations, animal census, animal capture, firefighting, offshore, SAR, seismic, and tour operations. He is currently qualified as a Short-Haul pilot for the DOI. Matthew has previously served as a Check Airman/Instructor, and assistant Chief Pilot.

Mr. Micah Stocker, Chief Pilot

Micah Stocker brings over 12 years of aviation experience and more than 5,000 flight hours to Trans Aero. Micah served for more than 10 years in the army as a test pilot on CH-47s, and OH-58s and logged over 500 hours of combat flight experience in Afghanistan. Micah has a background of flying air ambulance and utility, and is interagency carded for USFS and DOI missions. He began his career as a mechanic and is still a practicing A&P. Micah is a commercially rated pilot for helicopters, single and multi-engine airplanes and is a flight instructor for both helicopters and airplanes. Micah has previously held the position of 135 Instructor and Check Airman.

Mr. Chad Moore, Director of Maintenance

Chad Moore is an FAA Licensed Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic with 14 years of experience, competently maintaining helicopters in various shop and field environments. Chad has held the positions of Lead Mechanic and Shop Foreman and is experienced in leading teams of mechanics performing depot level maintenance and conducting field support operations. Chad has extensive Eurocopter and Turbomeca factory training and maintains a US Interagency Mechanic card and a commercial motor vehicle license.

Mr. Dennis Pedersen, Director of Quality and Safety

Dennis Pedersen joined Trans Aero Ltd. in 2010. Dennis’s experience includes two years of civil aviation duties as the Chief Inspector of an FAA part 145 Repair Station and 25 years of service with the US Coast Guard during which time he held a variety of positions to include Mechanic, Base Safety Petty officer and Base Supervisor of Helicopter Quality Assurance. Dennis has training in Crew Resource Management, Maintenance Resource Management and Safety Management Systems.

Our Staff

The Trans Aero LTD pilots are highly skilled professionals with many hours of external load operations. Most are USFS/DOI carded. Our pilots experience includes fire fighting, seismic oil and gas exploration, power line patrol, heli-drilling and construction of various types. Seismic pilots are proficient in the use of the Kodiak system and bag runner.

The Trans Aero LTD mechanics average over 5 years of maintenance experience on the type of aircraft operated by Trans Aero LTD. All are A&P’s, are USFS/DOI carded and are CDL qualified to drive our support equipment.

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