Our Team

Melvin Lagersson
President

Melvin worked at Capital Helicopters for 9 years before his natural ambition and drive saw him purchase the company in the spring of 2020. He is an accomplished pilot and has spent virtually all of his career flying and working in Yukon's mountainous terrain. Melvin is focused on building a strong local company that places an emphasis on customer service and safety.

Delmar Washington
Pilot

One of Yukon's most accomplished pilots, Delmar was the longtime sole owner of Capital Helicopters prior to selling the company to Melvin Lagersson in the spring of 2020. To many longstanding clients, Delmar was the heart and soul of the company for many years and is still flying and working as part of the Capital team. Delmar was born and raised in Yukon and is a member of Champagne Aishihik First Nation.

Malcolm Turnbull
Pilot

Malcolm began his career with Capital Helicopters in 2017, and quickly proved himself to be indispensable throughout the course of day-to-day company operations. Malcolm is skilled at navigating the flight logistics necessitated by Yukon's demanding terrain, and is Capital's tour specialist, regularly going above and beyond to ensure that visitors leave having experienced the flight of a lifetime.

Laura Vinnedge
Office

When you call Capital Helicopters, Laura will generally be the friendly voice on the other end of the line. With a working background in mineral exploration and logistics, she is well-placed to answer any questions you may have with respect to planning your next flight. Her happy dogs are always present in the office to greet our clients.

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