About Us

Fundamental Principle

We perform safe operation through individual action, based on a motto “Sticking to the Basics”.
We do our best in all sincerity to customers as a specialist of helicopter.
We strive to enhance our capability, deepen our politeness and heighten our dignity.

Company Profile

Name CENTRAL HELICOPTER SERVICE, LTD.
Founded 10, March 1967
Capital 200 million yen
Shareholder AERO ASAHI CORPORATION , Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd.
Businesses 1.Operating and Consignment Operating.
2.Inspection, Maintenance, Repair and Alteration.
3.Training of Mechanics and Pilots.
Address -Headquarter
480-0297
1-1, Toyoba, Toyoyama-cho, Nishikasugai-gun, Aichi, Japan

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-Gifu Office
504-0971
1, Kawasaki-cho, Kakamigahara-City, Gifu, Japan

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-Fukui Office
949-0412
50-1-2, Edomenaka, Haruecho, Sakai City, Fukui, Japan

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Board Members Representative president Yoshinobu Igarashi
Number of Employees 120
Business Licenses -MLIT(Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism) authorization
Air Transport and Aircraft-related Businesses
-METI(Ministry of economy, Trade and Industry) authorization
Maintenance Business of Rotor Wings
-MLIT authorization
Authorized Maintenance Workplace of BK117
-Authorized by Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd.
Specially-Designed Maintenance Center of Kawasaki
-MIAC(Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications) authorization
Received TAB authorization as a Radio Station Privacy Inspector
Assosiated Companies -Hokkaido Aero Asahi Corporation
063-0828 11-3-50, Hachizyo, Hassamu, Nishi-ku, Sapporo City, Hokkaido.
-North Japan Aero Asahi Corporation
020-0823 2-1-1, Kado, Morioka-City, Iwate.
-ASAHI HELICOPTERCO., LTD
350-0814 662-1, Aza Nakawari, Hiratuka, Kawagoe City, Saitama.
-ASAHI AIRLINES CO., Ltd.
581-0043 2-12, Kuukou, Yao City, Oosaka.
-TAS Corp.
104-0032 4F PMO Hatchobori, 3-22-13, Hatchobori, Chuo-ku, Tokyo.

History of
Central Helicopter Service

1967~1979
Feb, 1967 License of Air transport and aircraft-related businesses
Mar, 1967 Incorporated as Airlift Inc.(Headquarter : Chuo-ku, Tokyo)
Started business using two KV107s

Mar, 1967

Apr, 1969 Increased capital to 200 million yen
Nov, 1971 Moved headpuarter to inside of Gifu Works of Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd
Sep, 1974 100% owned by Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd.
1980~1989
Dec, 1985 Introduced BK117
Jan, 1988 Started a private consignment operation business of BK117

Jan, 1988

1990~1999
Jul, 1990 Established the surroundings that can operate three KV117
Oct, 1992 Changed company name to Kawasaki Helicopter System, Ltd.
Started a business of maintenance and repair

Oct, 1992

Apr, 1993 Started a business of education of mechanics and pilot

Apr, 1993

Apr, 1994 Started consignment operation of Gifu disaster
Helicopter (BK117)
Started consignment operation of Shimane disaster Helicopter (BK117)

Apr, 1994

Apr, 1997 Started consignment operation of Fukui disaster Helicopter (BK117)

Apr, 1997

Aug, 1999 Authorized maintenance workplace of BK117
2000~2009
Apr, 2001 Started operation of HEMS at Okayama
(School corporation Kawasaki Gakuen Kawasaki Medical School Hospital)

Apr, 2001

Jan, 2002 Introduced BK117 C-2

Jan, 2002

Mar, 2003 Started operation of HEMS at Easten area of Shizuoka
(School Corporation Juntendo Juntendo University Shizuoka Hospital)

Mar, 2003

Mar, 2005 Stopped operating of three KV107s
Mar, 2007 Participated in the Group of AERO ASAHI CORPORATION
Sep, 2007 Changed company name to CENTRAL HELICOPTER SERVICES, LTD.
Moved headpuarter to inside of Nagoya Airport
2010~
Mar, 2010 Built a Hangar and a Office, and transfer headquarter inside of Nagoya Airport and transfer headquarter

Mar, 2010

Feb, 2011 Started operation of HEMS at Gifu
(National University Corporation Gifu University Hospital)

Feb, 2011

Jun, 2011 Started operation of HEMS at Shimane
(Shimane Prefectural Central Hospital)

Jun, 2011 At the time of June 2001

Dec, 2014 Introduced 5th BK117 C-2
Established the surroundings that can operate seven BK117 (belonging to CHS)
May, 2016 Authorized Maintenance Center of ARRIEL 1 series engines
Mar, 2017 Founded 50th Anniversity

Location

Headquarter

480-0297
1-1, Toyoba, Toyoyama-cho, Nishikasugai-gun, Aichi, Japan

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Gifu Office

504-0971
1, Kawasaki-cho, Kakamigahara-City, Gifu, Japan

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Fukui Office

949-0412
50-1-2, Edomenaka, Haruecho, Sakai City, Fukui, Japan

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