External Load Specialists

The AStar and Hueys

High performance work horse helicopters are capable of hauling either passengers and gear, or external loads up to 4,000 pounds.

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External Load Specialists

External Load Specialists

We provide a wide range of practical transportation and mobilization solutions for Alaska residents, government and business.

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See us in action!

See us in action!

Check out more information, photographs and video of some of the challenging projects NPH takes on across the State of Alaska.

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Experience Northern Pioneer

Meet Jim Acher, owner of Northern Pioneer Helicopter, LLC and see why NPH should be your choice for external load hauling up to 4,000 pounds, in the State of  Alaska. Whether you’re in town, or in the bush, contact us to find out how Northern Pioneer Helicopter can solve your logistics issue.

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Merrill Pass Weather Cams

Merrill Pass is named for one of Alaska’s early aviation legends, Russel Merrill, who found it while looking for a shortcut through the Alaska Range. The Pass is only accessible by helicopter, and has a long-standing reputation in aviation history as one of the most challenging due to unpredictable winds and limited visibility. This job involved […]

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