Heli A1 has implemented a rigorous, internal and external auditing system to ensure aviation industry standards are met and regulations complied with. This ensures that any Heli A1 clients will receive the highest possible standards when engaging any of our helicopters.

We hold the following New Zealand Civil Aviation Authority Certifications:

  • CAA Part 119/135 (Air Transport Operations)
  • CAA Part 137 (Agricultural Aircraft Operations)
  • CAA Part 100 (Safety Management Systems)

Heli A1 also hold Aircare Accreditation, which is an independent industry accreditation system awarded to operators who meet and maintain industry best practices in all aspects from Safety Management Systems, Agri-chemical/Fertiliser application and Environmental Systems. 

When it comes to to Aircare, we are the only accredited operator in the King Country, Waipa, Bay of Plenty and South Waikato Districts.

We are a member of the AIA and the NZAAA (New Zealand Agricultural Aviation Association).


Heli A1 has always been an industry leader when it comes to safety and safety culture.

Heli A1 is committed to putting safety first in everything we do. Our Safety Management System ensures that before undertaking a job of any size or complexity, our crews anticipate potential hazards, assess those hazards, and implement appropriate risk mitigation measures.

We are proactive in further developing our safety culture by educating employees and having safety staff. We involve employees and customers in the continual improvement of our safety program.

Operating as a team, constantly adapting and developing our expertise, we strive to be at the forefront of our industry by always remaining innovative and developing new standards within the helicopter industry. We do this, and always put safety first.


Talk to us today to see how we can help with your heli service requirements.

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