Commercial Helicopter Services

Heli Glenorchy offer a comprehensive range of nationwide Commercial Support Services.

 

Headed up by Owner & Chief Pilot Nick Nicholson, our pilots are highly experienced in commercial helicopter operations.  

 

Their experience includes Heavy Lifting, Drill Support, Precision Long-Lining and Fire Fighting within NZ and overseas, including Alaska, Papa New Guinea and Canada.

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Aircraft 

  • BK-117 Twin Engine   - (Lift Capacity up to 1,000kg)
  • AS350-B3 x 2   - (Lift Capacity up to 1,400kg each)
  • AS350-B2   - (Lift Capacity up to 1,000kg)
  • EC-120B   - (Lift Capacity up to 500kg)

 

Types of Work Undertaken

  • Industrial Heavy Lifting
  • Precision Placement
  • Logging & Tree Removal
  • Fire Fighting
  • Aerial Survey & Inspection - Geophysical, Scientific & Commercial
  • Telephone and Radio Communications – Alpine Site Support
  • Rock and Land Slip Clearance - Sluicing
  • Tourism Industry support – Transport for Guided Heli-Fishing - Heli-Hunting - Heli-Hiking
  • Field work for NZ Department of Conservation - Track & Hut Maintenance - Supply Drops
  • Filming & Media Support - Scouting - Lifting - Crew Movements
  • Farm Support - Frost Fighting

 

Ground Support

  • Dangerous Goods Certified Ground Crew
  • Mobile Aircraft Engineers
  • 4wd Support Vehicles
  • 1100 litre Jet A1 Fuel Tanker Trailer
  • 1500 litre Jet A1 Fuel Tanker Trailer
  • 1950 litre Jet A1 Fuel Tanker Trailer
  • 6000 litre Jet A1 Fuel Tanker TRUCK

 

Equipment

  • Longlines - various sizes
  • Remote Hooks x 2 (2000kg lift capacity)
  • Concrete Skips x 4 (1000kg lift capacity - remotely operated)
  • SIMPLEX 1100 litre FIRE BOMBING TANKS - for use over built up areas (self filling suction pumps)
  • 1200 litre x 2 Cloud Burst Fire Buckets - with foam injection
  • 1200 litre Red 1 Collapsible Fire Bucket - with foam injection
  • 1000 litre Cloud Burst Fire Bucket - with foam injection
  • 1000 litre Red 1 Collapsible Fire Bucket - with foam injection
  • 540 litre Bambi Bucket
  • CDAX Foam Unit
  • 2 Ton Logging Grapple - Tree Extraction

B3 Firebucket Kaikoura 

Heli Glenorchy operates under Action Helicopters Limited CAA Part 135 Operating Certificate, with comprehensive Liability Insurance, Health & Safety Manuals and are externally audited.  Documents available on request.