About

With a modern and varied fleet, Utility Helicopters is the only establishment in Queensland offering the R22 and R44s as basic trainers.  With access to other single and twin engine aircraft Utility Helicopters is Brisbane’s Premier Helicopter training establishment. With Partner Fixed Wing Schools – Utility Helicopters is the first and last stop you require for your career or hobby in aviation.

Students come from all over the world to attend our specialised aviation training in Brisbane.  We only cater for a certain number of students at any one time to provide you, our customer with the very best of training.  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.

Utility Helicopters operates in accordance with and along side the Civil Aviation Safety Authority.  The Chief Flying Instructor and Authorised Testing Officer, Nik McManus and his team, have over 20,000 flying hours experience from a wide range of backgrounds. This coupled with standardised training encourages our students whether private or career commercial pilots to become well rounded, safe and efficient pilots.

With remote bases and partner training schools, located throughout Australia including Tasmania and New Zealand students have the opportunity to train in a variety of different locations offering varying environments.

Our facilities are always open and our team are always happy to show you around, so come in for a coffee and lets see where the adventure takes you!  If you are looking for a safe and professional training company, that has the time for you then you have come to the right place!