JL Aviation specializes in helicopter services including remote biological and geophysical science support, fire suppression, game and endangered species surveys, and law enforcement and search and rescue support. There is no job too big or small for JLA. We offer special tours of the Columbia Gorge, Portland Metro Area, Mt. Saint Helens and much more. We offer a wide variety of tours, packages, and services. Please call our office so we can give you a quote. No minimum flight time required, each flight customized to your needs.

Precision Helicopter Flying
The core work at JL Aviation involves flight activities that require the highest level of pilot precision and skill. These include support for the installation of remote commercial, government, and scientific network infrastructure; aerial reconnaissance for large an small game surveys and plant eradication; tree harvesting, and over water and boat operations. For information about our precision flying capabilities lease call or submit a quote request for more information.

External Lifting
Precision work from pilots with decades of experience. Lift capabilities available up to 1200 lbs. Perfect for moving air conditioners, thermal equipment, and other heavy items. Please call or submit a quote request for more information.

Helicopter Tours
We offer a wide variety of helicopter tours, packages, and services with no minimum flight time required and each flight is customized to your needs. We can pick you up or drop you off at the Portland heliport on Front and Davis, at the Portland International Airport, or any other public use facility in the PNW. Other locations are available for your convenience. We offer downtown Portland tours, Christmas Lights Tours, Columbia River Gorge, Multnomah Falls, Willamette Falls, Oregon Coast, Mount Saint Helens, and tours of the entire Cascade volcano chain. Your interests are our specialty. No minimum flight time required, each flight customized to your needs. Please call or submit a quote request for more information.

Aerial Photography/Video Production
JL Aviation has provided services to this industry for over a decade. Our experienced pilots know how to get the shot your looking for. Video, still, or motion picture. Tyler Nose and Middle mount experts. Contact Us for information and references.

Corporate/Executive Support
Helicopters are great for travel across the mountains, to the coast, entertaining clients and saving an entire day worth of driving in less than an hour in many cases. Downtown Heliport to and from the Portland International Airport.

Package and Cargo Service
Discover how you can make the 6:30 Fed Ex package terminal deadline from Downtown at 6:15. JL Aviation will make it happen for you. Call us at 503.249.2770 for info on the UPS, etc. Package deadlines at PDX. For Your Convenience, Call for available pricing and size capabilities. Pickup available at Hillsboro Airport, McMinnville Airport, Aurora Airport, Scappoose Airport and any other airports and landing sites. Please call or submit a quote request for more information.

Civilian Air Rescue Support
JL Aviation continues to provide the highest level of support to the local Search and Rescue organizations of the Pacific Northwest and Alaska. Jeff Linscott is responsible for numerous saves in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska and his foremost mission is "That Others May Live". Click here to view a video of assistance provided to rescue a snowmobiler who fell into the crater of Mt. St. Helens

Services Details
When it comes to our business, we offer our customers a powerful resource and a recipe for success. Listed below is a comprehensive list of services we offer our clients.

  • Over a decade of flying experience in the Northwest and Alaska
  • Highest quality and best maintained helicopters in the business
  • Aerial LiDAR support specializing in powerline survey and mapping.
  • Staff of highly trained pilots and aircraft mechanics capable of operating in remote area ranging from Mississippi to the Arctic Circle and everywhere in between
  • Overwater flight operations and pilots skilled in M/V ship board operations.
  • Scenic tours and over flights of Pacific Northwest Volcanoes
  • Executive transportation services with pickups available at any of the public use facilities in the Pacific Northwest.
  • FAA certified for package and cargo service
  • Aerial Photography/video production services throughout the PNW
  • External long and short-line cargo lifting
  • Aviation planning, consulting, and training
  • Off Site aircraft pre-purchase inspections