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Welcome to AV8 Helicopters

We simply love to fly choppers, which is why we are in the aviation business, providing chartered heli flights as well as flight instruction. Our office and accredited helicopter flight training school is based at East London Airport in the Eastern Cape. All our pilots and instructors are experienced, with suitable commercial qualifictions. We pride ourselves on meeting all of our clients’ needs, and fly 365 days a year whenever it suits you! We also are confident that you will find our rates market-related and cost-effective.

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Air Services

In addition to private charters, Wild Coast flights, flying lessons and hour-building, AV8 Helicopters is licensed, experienced and equipped to perform the following air services:

Advertising operations (e.g. banner flying)
Aerial patrol, air observation and aerial survey work
Agricultural spraying, seeding and crop dusting
Emergency air rescue, medivac & medical services (including the provision of
   casualty equipment and medical personnel)
Fire spotting, fire control and fire fighting
Game and livestock selection, culling, counting and herding
Undersling and winching/hoisting operations


Have a look at our services section for more details on what we offer.

Safety Compliance

AV8 Helicopters maintains a high standard of safety at all times. Our policy is that no effort or expense is spared in achieving the highest level of aircraft maintenance standards. We are compliant with the safety standards as set by the South African Civil Aviation Authority, and pride ourselves on consistently achieving their high safety standards and maintenance requirements.