Helicopter Fleet

Heli-Hire Limited is currently operating three helicopters, which are based in Rotorua.

R44 Helicopter

Robinson R44

Our four-seat Robinson R44 Raven II helicopter is a high performing helicopter. R44s have a two-bladed rotor system, T-bar cyclic and the latest in Robinson technology.

Used for smaller passenger trips & agricultural work

  • Lifting capacity: 370kg
  • Seating capacity: 3 passengers
  • Endurance: 3 hrs
  • Max cruise speed: 120kts
Hughes 500D Helicopter - Heli-Hire Limited Fleet

Hughes 500 D

Our Hughes 500D is used for carrying hunters as well as intermediate agricultural/lifting work.

  • Lifting capacity: 550kg
  • Seating capacity: 4 passengers
  • Endurance: 1.7 hrs
  • Max cruise speed: 125 kts
AS350B2 Helicopter - Heli-Hire Limited Fleet

Eurocopter AS350B2

The Eurocopter AS350B2 is a helicopter perfect for both flying high and transporting heavy loads. This model is also known for its simplicity as well as being a reliable aircraft.

With its spacious and comfortable cabin accommodating one pilot plus up to 6 passengers, the AS350 B2 is especially appreciated for its passenger transportation capabilities for tourist flights. With its wide cabin and panoramic views, optimum visibility for both passengers and crew is ensured.

It is used for Large agricultural/lifting & passenger work

  • Lifting capacity: 900kg
  • Seating capacity: 5 passengers
  • Endurance: 3 hrs
  • Max cruise speed: 133 kts

We operate three helicopters, with high spec, well-maintained support vehicles and experienced pilots and ground crew. Based in Rotorua and Galatea – we can cater to every requirement and budget.