Northern Wings Aviation was established by Jim Ortman in Bozeman, MT. 2010. We fly charters throughout the western United States, offer flight instruction and maintain a strong focus on natural resources aviation in support of wildlife surveys and fighting forest fires. 

Our pilots have a variety of experience. Jim spent a decade flying the Alaskan bush followed by 25 years in the airlines; a career which culminated as captain flying international operations on the Boeing 747. Steve has experience in all aspects of aviation including helicopters, bush flying and heavy jets. Gary, Clark and Andrew all had distinguished airline careers before returning to their roots in small aircraft. We are all experienced mountain pilots and flight instructors.