So much of our work has a critical nature to it, which is why we embrace challenges and commit ourselves to delivering the highest possible standards in every project we undertake. When you work with us, you work with a dependable partner who shares your aviation goals.
Synonymous with our aerial firefighting capability, we provide a range of emergency management, heavy-lift, passenger, and project services to government and commercial clients.
Day or night, Kestrel is ready to respond when called, keeping local communities safe from the threat of fire, with the importance of aerial firefighting being more evident in Australia in recent times.
As a leader in the provision of aerial firefighting services, combined with our innovation in fire suppression systems and investment in sovereign capability, we have proudly supported firefighters on the front lines and agencies to ensure they have the right tool for the job, and are available when called.
From working with specialist rappel teams, to performing firebombing at night, our multi-role aircraft, pilots, engineers, and ground support teams set the standard in aerial firefighting in Australia.
When it comes to aerial lifting, Kestrel leads the pack in both capacity and capability.
From our Bell LongRanger, to our Bell Mediums, Black Hawks and Super Puma, to the big end of town with the 9t lift capacity of the iconic Erickson S-64E Air Crane®, we have a range of suitable aircraft that offer value-for money solutions to all your precision lifting requirements.
Providing such a range of unique aircraft in Australia has led us to be involved in some truly amazing projects including marine salvage operations, construction equipment moves in metropolitan areas, and remote mine site establishment operations.
We pride ourselves on ensuring the safety of all stakeholders during our helicopter operations, working with clients to ensure that appropriate approvals and plans are in place to ensure that the operation can be safely achieved.
With a range of multi-role, all-weather, multi-engine aircraft in our fleet, we support clients with a range of emergency management operations that are focused on ensuring the safety of the public and their workforces.
From winch operations, to medical evacuations and cargo transfers, the Kestrel fleet is on call to respond to client requirements during times of trouble, be them locally, nationally or internationally.
With experience operating in some of the most remote parts of Australia and Pacific, the team have the experience to ensure that your requirements are handled with utmost sensitivity and humbleness.
Environmental disasters can happen without warning, and the team at Kestrel are ready to respond when needed.
Aviation is a dynamic industry. Technologies can change. Seasonal factors can come into play requiring additional or larger aircraft. Staying on top of the game involves working with the best to ensure client's needs are always met.
We pride ourselves on our ability to provide our clients with mission capable, value-for-money helicopter services whilst committing to the highest levels of professionalism and service at all times.
To cater for the varied needs of our clients, our range of aircraft include everything from light reconnaissance to heavy lift capable assets. So whether you're looking for a simple passenger transfer or photography shoot, or require a solution to a testing salvage operation, we have the right aircraft for you.
From utility seat multi-role aircraft to leather bound comfort, our fleet of helicopters provide value-for-money solutions to meet a range of needs and requirements. From a single person, to the whole team of 19, we have an aircraft to meet your needs.
From corporate events and operational requirements, to a chartered joy flight, we're here to help get you where you need to go, safely.
For over three decades, Kestrel has continued to provide advanced training focused on delivering safe outcomes during specialist helicopter operations.
With heritage as a training provider, training remains an important aspect of our work. From our annual rigorous training advanced program for our aerial firefighting pilots, to basic flight training and check services, our training courses are tailored to meet the requirements of our clients. In fact, many of the world's largest helicopter operators have sought Kestrel's expertise for training their own pilots and aircrews.
As a Part 141 Training Provider, we continue to provide consistently high-quality instruction and examination services. With our in-house simulator and training facilities, we are able to provide enhancement training to ensure the currency of our own and external operator pilots in preparation for a wide range of helicopter operations.
In 2021, Mission Helicopters commenced operations in Far North Queensland providing a boutique tourism and air work operation in paradise.
With coverage across all of Queensland, Mission Helicopters base in Mission Beach provides easy access to the Great Barrier Reef and the idyllic Cassowary Coast region, flying over lush emerald green tropical rainforests, pure white beaches, and crystal clear waters that the area is famous for..
With a range of flight options, Mission Helicopters caters to a wide range of requirements from joy flights to VIP charters.