Helicopters we use
These are the helicopters we use in Queenstown, the black helicopters are only available for wedding packages taking off from Queenstown. In Wanaka we only operate with white Squirrel Helicopters ( No B4 or BK helicopters available) Due to comfort and safety we do not use the smaller EC 120 or any type of Robinson helicopters for our weddings.
Squirrel AS350 | 5 – 6 passengers
The Squirrel is a classic helicopter used all over the world. The Squirrel is great for weddings and fits 5-6 passengers depending on weights
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)
Eurocopter EC130B4 | 6 passengers
This is the ultimate helicopter, with exceptional design, leather seats, low noise, making this an amazing machine for 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)
BK-117 | Up to 9 passengers
This helicopter is not available until further notice due to Covid restrictions
The BK-117 is a large twin engine helicopter with several seating configurations. Its perfect for larger groups as it seats up to 9 passengers It’s the largest helicopter type that operates at Queenstown Airport.
Length: 9.91 m (32 ft 6 in)
Maximum speed: 250 km/h (135 knots, 155 mph)