Our people are our greatest asset, but we always remember that Kestrel wouldn't exist without our fleet of aircraft.
We are proud to operate one of Australia's largest privately owned fleet of helicopters, recognised instantly across the skies with our distinctive red tails. To cater for the varied needs of our clients, our range of aircraft include everything from light reconnaissance to heavy-lift and mass passenger transit capable helicopters.
So whether you're looking for a simple passenger transfer to require aerial solutions to your operations, we have the right aircraft for you.
Emergencies don't work to timelines, you'll never know when you might need us, and as such, we need to be ready at any given time to serve our clients and potentially keep people safe.
Proven passenger comfort for charter and VIP transport, to a reliable and high performing single engine utility platform.
Speed 110kts | Cargo 650kg
Unparalleled stability and comfort. Multi-engine, high performance, all-weather capability.
Speed 140kts | Cargo 1,800kg
Built on an esteemed linage, the 212 is a robust and dependable multi-engine utility workhorse.
Speed 100kts | Cargo 1,750kg
The ideal combination of robust reliability and utility, with systems technology enabling a smooth ride and all-weather capability. The multi-engine 412 continues to be an aircraft of choice for passenger transport and para-military operations.
Speed 120kts | Cargo 1,750kg
Designed to withstand the rigours of the battlefield, the Black Hawk is in a performance class of its own. From internal cargo to heavy lift operations, the Black Hawk offers an unprecedented combination of speed and payload margin.
Speed 180kts | Cargo 3,800kg
A true multi-purpose aircraft, the Super Puma provides the ideal platform for mass passenger movement, search and rescue, or heavy lift requirements, either on or offshore.
Speed 150kts | Cargo 4,400kg
Iconic, this specialised aircraft has established itself as the benchmark for precision heavy lift and aerial firefighting operations around the globe.
Kestrel has proudly partnered with Erickson Inc. in operating these legendary aircraft in support of aerial firefighting operations in Australia since 2013.
Speed 115kts | Cargo 11,340kg