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Gary Turel:

Gary learned to fly by getting a job at the local Hillsboro Airport when he was 15 years old. He ended up with his pilots license before his drivers license. He was in the Oregon Air National Guard for 9 years. He and his family were in the Income Tax Preparations Business for many years and owned Columbia Turel Bookeeping with 16 offices. Gary purchased the Helicopter in 2001 and formed Seaside Helicopters. He has over 5,000 hours behind him. He is family oriented and has two children. Andrea and Andrew.


Both John & Gary have annually attended the Bell Helicopter pilot refresher course which includes reviewing the aircraft systems and practicing emergency procedures.

"We have an additional carefully chosen pilot when conditions warrant"

John Glen:

"Notice only one "N" on the name !

John is a retired Coast Guard Commander and Command Pilot. He served in Astoria, Alaska and various East Coast Assignments during his 29 year career. He and his wife Sue live nearby on Cullaby Lake.

Our Ship Is The

Bell Jet Ranger

(503) 440-4123

Seaside Helicopters LLC

P.O. Box 874

Seaside, OR 97138

(503) 440-4123