FortisBC Notification of Low Level Flying over the CRD

Please note Talon Helicopters will be performing low level flying for FortisBC between July 11, 2022 and August 31, 2022 during daylight hours, per Special Authorization issued by Transport Canada.

The work is FortisBC's annual inspection of its high-pressure natural gas lines.  The aim is to detect small issues so they can prevent larger problems and make sure its system continues to operate safely.

There are 23 Regional Districts in BC that Talon Helicopters will pass through, therefore the flight time over a single area will be minimal. There will be no activity on the ground related to this flight.

Please see the map of the relevant work zones for your reference.  The affected areas include:

  • Town of Sidney
  • District of North Saanich
  • District of Central Saanich (Saanichton)
  • District of Saanich 
  • District of Oak Bay
  • City of Victoria
  • Township of Esquimalt
  • Town of View Royal
  • City of Langford
  • City of Colwood
  • District of Metchosin
  • District of Sooke 

For further information on this inspection work, call 1-888-224-2710 or visit fortisbc.com/communityupgrades, or Talon Helicopters at 604-214-3585.

Thursday, July 7, 2022 - 12:30pm