Uni-Fly A/S was founded in 1970 by Bjarne Stuhr Petersen, who is still owner and Accountable Manager.
In the early years, the company’s main business area was crop dusting by helicopter, but in 1976 the company reacted to demand from shipping companies sailing in Arctic waters to Greenland, who needed helicopter assistance for Ice reconnaissance flights. Later on, the Greenland operation expanded into servicing geologists and scientists in Greenland.
Meanwhile, in Denmark, the company went into the business of power-line inspection and later on inspection of oil-, and gas pipe-lines. These inspection flights are still a major activity for Uni-Fly A/S.
During the years, Uni-Fly A/S has taken part in several various projects, i.e. development of equipment and procedures for TV-, and Tele-antenna Inspection in cooperation with The Danish National Telecom Agency and equipment for Ground Water Resource Exploration under the University of Aarhus. Generally, Uni-Fly A/S has always been an active partner for our customers, doing our utmost to assist in developing new lines of business or fulfill any given need.
Since 2002 Uni-Fly A/S has performed more than 22,000 successful hoist operations to offshore wind turbines in Denmark for Vattenfall (former ELSAM) using an EC 135 based in Esbjerg.
Based on our experiences, we continuously develop new procedures and technologies to service offshore wind farms. Lately, emergency evacuation from off shore wind turbine has been devolved where we can do stretcher evacuations from both the nacelle and the boat access platform. Generally,