This chopper, along
with the next entry -KGT were part of the vast Okanagan Hel;icopters
Okanagan Air Services had moved to
Vancouver in 1949 from the valley of that name and was
renamed Okanagan Helicopters Ltd.
By 1954, it was the largest commercial helicopter operator
in the world. It graduated from
crop spraying to supporting such large building projects as hydro
electric dam construction and the
transporting of materials for the huge Aluminum Company of
smelter at Kemano.