Safety and Compliance

Helisika Agricultural Ltd policy is to provide a safe environment for their pilots, ground crew and clients to preserve their health and well-being while performing their duties.

  • Helisika has a comprehensive Health and Safety policy in place.
  • Regular safety meetings are held with staff and at these meetings staff are encouraged to participate in reviewing and updating safety policy and rules.
  • Frequent Pilot Training ensures all crew and pilots are current and maintaining high flying standards
  • Frequent Ground Crew training

Our fully trained pilots and ground crew understand the dangers of working around helicopters and with a variety of specialised equipment and follow a safety plan for on the ground and around the hangar.

We complete Job specific Aerial Safety Plans and conduct a Safety briefing on the day with the crew addressing relevant issues pertaining to the job.  Covering health and safety checklists including Visual inspections, Wire checks, load checks, etc

We have years of experience in lifting in confined spaces, moving farming equipment, and moving construction materials for commercial or domestic uses.  All our helicopters, machinery, vehicles, trailers, and auxiliary equipment are regularly maintained, fully licensed, registered and carry the appropriate insurance covers.

All our helicopters are fitted with the Helisika Agricultural Ltd hold the following New Zealand Civil Aviation Certifications:

  • CAA Part 119/135  (Air Operations Helicopters Certification)
  • CAA Part 133 (Helicopter External Load Operations (Sits under Part 135) 
  • CAA Part 137 (Agricultural Aircraft Operations)
  • CAA Part 100 (Safety Management Systems)
  • CAA Part 102 (Unmanned Aircraft Operator Certification)
  • CAA Part 141 (Aviation Training Organisation Certification)

We also hold the following certifications:

  • Growsafe accredited 
  • FENZ Fire and Emergency New Zealand Certified
  • DOC Certified
  • Pest Free Operator allows work on islands 
  • CAA Licensed 
  • TOTIKA certified 
  • +IMPAC PREQUAL certified
  • Auckland Council Approved Pest Free Operator
  • Dangerous Goods Licences 
  • Transport Service Licence


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