Flying with Backcountry


Backcountry Aviation has maintained a pristine safety record for over 20 years.

Our pilots are professionals with ample command experience and a strong aviation background. In addition to exceeding the Federal Aviation Administration's pilot requirements, each pilot undergoes rigorous initial and recurrent training with BCA. Flying with BCA is travel you can trust.

Our Chief Pilot, Noel McDermott, is an FAA authorized check pilot with over 8200 hours of flying experience. He has been flying since 2006 and is entering his fifth year with Backcountry Aviation.


Noel McDermott

Chief Pilot


We understand that traveling during COVID-19 (coronavirus) can be overwhelming. During this outbreak, your health and the safety of our employees is our priority. Based on the guidance from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), we have implemented new cleaning procedures and a mandatory mask policy.

Learn more about traveling during the Covid-19 pandemic.