Columbia Helicopters

Columbia Helicopters is a leading OEM and provider of aviation, manufacturing, and MRO services to a variety of end markets including government and defense, firefighting, construction, and on-shore oil & gas. Founded in 1957 and based in Aurora, Oregon, Columbia is known for its industry-leading reliability, safety, and innovation. Columbia holds many aviation authorizations, including a Department of Defense (DoD) Commercial Airlift Review Board (CARB) certification, which allows the Company to perform outsourced government transportation, among other mission-critical operations.

Aurora, OR

Initial Investment
August 2019

Previous Ownership

AE Ownership Status
Current Portfolio Company

Defense & Government Services