Who we fly with | Over The Top
We fly with Over the Top because they are Queenstown’s most exclusive helicopter company and they share the same values and service as us. Over The Top’s flying experience in the area dates back to 1976 and they have an intimate knowledge of the special places and unique people within the region along with an ingrained respect for the local weather and mountainous terrain.
Eurocopter EC130B4 | 6 passengers
This is the ultimate helicopter, with exceptional design, leather seats, the latest navigation equipment and low noise, making this an amazing machine perfect for stylish weddings.
Length: 10.68 m (35 ft)
Maximum Speed: 287 km/h (155 knots, 178 mph)
Cruise speed: 240 km/h (130 knots, 150 mph)
Squirrel AS350 | 5 – 6 passengers
The Squirrel is a classic helicopter used in many ways all over the world. The Squirrel is great for weddings and fits 6 passengers plus pilot, which makes it great for larger groups. The large spacious cabin of the squirrel means everyone enjoys uninterrupted views.
Length: 10.93 m (35 ft 10½ in)
Maximum speed: 287 km/h (155 knots, 178 mph)
Cruise speed: 245 km/h (132 knots, 152 mph)
BK-117 | Up to 9 passengers
The BK-117 is a large twin engine helicopter with several seating configurations. Its perfect for larger groups as it seats up yo 9 passengers or can be used in a VIP set up for 5 passengers. Its the largest helicopter that operates at Queenstown Airport.
Length: 9.91 m (32 ft 6 in)
Maximum speed: 250 km/h (135 knots, 155 mph)