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Welcome to Utility Helicopters

Welcome to Utility Helicopters, where the thrill of aviation meets unrivaled expertise!
As a privately owned company, we specialize in cutting-edge helicopter flight training for private and commercial operations, as well as captivating scenic charters and precision vertical air work. With over 50+ years of combined experience throughout Australia & New Zealand, our team of dedicated professionals are committed to providing the highest level of skill and training to our pilots. Prepare to step into a world where innovation meets adrenaline. At Utility Helicopters, your journey towards a thrilling and futuristic aviation experience begins now.

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Ever wanted to fly a helicopter?
Now is your chance! With a 30 minute or 60 minute flight available this is the perfect introduction to your career in aviation, or, a great gift for those seeking an adrenaline filled experience.

Pilot Training

Utility Helicopters provide professional flight training solutions for commercial and private pilots from our base at Archerfield Airport. We also have a new training school in Archerfield dedicated to private and commercial theory.

Course Dates

Find out when we are running courses for Private and Commercial theory, Ratings/Endorsements and travelling for Away from base mustering endorsements and flight reviews which we conduct Australia wide.


We are a leading aerial work specialist offering services for aerial film and photography, fire fighting, machine ferry services, spotting, surveying, air-lifting and any other services you may require! Contact us today to see if we can be of assistance

Our Services

Utility Helicopters is a privately owned company specializing in utility air work, helicopter flight training, air transfers, and tailored experiences.

Our flight school is based in Queensland at Archerfield Airport; however, we often undertake flight reviews, training, and endorsements on location throughout Australia. Utility Helicopters offers a full range of training services including:

Recreational, Private, and Commercial licenses

Theory courses for PPL(H) and CPL(H)

Scenic helicopter flights throughout Brisbane and beyond

Helicopter class/type ratings

Australia-Wide Machine Ferrying

Civilian and overseas conversion licenses

Endorsements, and Ratings such as Sling, Low Level, Mustering, Aerial Fire Application, and English language proficiency testing.

We are dedicated to delivering exceptional one-on-one training programs personalized for each student, with an unwavering emphasis on fostering safe and skilled pilots. To ensure unparalleled training quality; Utility Helicopters maintain a limited student intake.

At Utility Helicopters, students experience first-hand, a proactive and vibrant helicopter pilot training environment and culture.  Our hand-picked instructors with their expertise, patience and enthusiasm are highly valued and sought after.

Scenic Flights

Whether you’re seeking a 15-minute exhilarating experience or a thrilling 3-day adventure, we have the perfect flight experience to suit your desires and budget!

Brisbane City

$389 for up to 3 passengers
Flight Time: 15 Minutes

Take to the skies to witness the stunning cityscape of Brisbane

Our 15-minute scenic helicopter flight offers an unrivalled experience that will leave you on the edge of your seat. Marvel at the stunning sights, including the iconic Brisbane River, Mt Cootha, the vibrant Southbank Precinct and glimpse out towards Moreton Bay and the surrounding islands. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the views that unfold before you during this scenic journey.

Stradbroke & Moreton Island

$1200 for up to 3 passengers
Flight Time: 60 Minutes

Indulge in a scenic helicopter flight around Stradbroke, Moreton Island and the Tangalooma Shipwrecks. Prepare to be amazed as you witness the mesmerizing beauty of crystal-clear waters teeming with vibrant marine life such as majestic whales, playful dolphins, graceful rays and beautiful sea turtles.

Add on:
Lunch at Eagle Heights Hotel $200

Nestled on Mt Tamborine, this resort offers an unrivaled view of the stunning Gold Coast.

Gold Coast

$1300 for up to 3 passengers
Flight Time: 60 Minutes

The best way to see the Gold Coast is from above! The Goldy is famed for its long sandy beaches, surfing spots and elaborate system of inland canals and waterways. Pair this with the soaring high rises that meet the sand and you will see why this popular destination is still a favorite for locals and tourists alike!
For the trip home you can expect to see breathtaking sights of Stradbroke Island and Moreton Bay before heading back over Brisbane city.

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