Natural Disaster Relief & SAR

In the event of natural disasters, helicopters have proven themselves many times over to be an asset in providing a platform to complete many tasks. In the aftermath of floods, fires, cyclones and significant weather events, Commercial Helicopters has played vital roles in assisting emergency services with disaster relief.

These services have included:

  • Evacuations
  • Supply drops
  • Search and Rescue (non winching)
  • Fodder drops
  • Stock retrieval
  • Power outage inspections
  • Transport of temporary power setups
  • Reconnaissance

Search and Rescue is an important part of Commercial Helicopters capability. In addition to aerial surveillance, we have the capacity to use cutting edge FLIR equipped helicopters to assist in locating missing or injured people.