Southern Barossa Business Group – Networking Event

MEDIA RELEASE – Friday June 2, 2021   Sheridan Huddy, Darren Trott, Charlie Scalzi, Bronson Kies, Steve Balch, Anne Highet, Justin McDonald, Jesseca Kies, Mandy Creed, Ross Lagana, Janet Liebich, Deidre O’Neill and Sam Gooden with boys Eli and Harry and Bridgette Hasting with Zara.   The Southern Barossa Business Group is looking at ways it…

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COVID-19 POLICY

COVID-19 SAFETY & SANITISATION POLICY   CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD .pdf copy of our COVID policy June 2020 The safety and wellbeing of our guests, Pilots, Employee’s, and Family is and always has been our number 1 priority. We have made the decision to start our scenic flights on the 6th June 2020. Pre-bookings are encouraged…

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What the Controls do…

Ever wondered what the controls in a helicopter are all for? Or even what they are called? There are four main controls that the pilot is manipulating at all times when flying a helicopter. They have a lot of similarities to how the controls work in an aeroplane, but aren’t named the same because what…

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How do Helicopters Fly?

As pilots we always ask questions, what does that do, how does that work, can we give it a try? We wonder how Chuck Aaron does this: As Pilots at Barossa Helicopters, We often get asked how do helicopters fly? To the untrained eye it looks like the blades spin fast and the pilot wiggles…

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The Adelaide Show – Podcast

A few weeks ago, we met Steve Davis from “The Adelaide Show”. Billie-Jo spent most of the day with Steve chatting about wine, the Barossa, Kies Family Wines and FLYING of course! Check out the podcast here:  https://theadelaideshow.com.au/podcast-episodes/285-barossa-helicopters/

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October 2018

Well we have had a pretty exciting last couple of weeks here at Barossa helicopters for those of you that don’t know, we are more than just a helicopter company. We are located on our beautiful 500-acre property in the southern Barossa Valley, we grow grapes, run approx. 80 head of beef cattle on our farm…

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Autorotations or Engine OFF landing

AUTOROTATIONS or Engine OFF Landing: We get asked quite often the following: are they safe? dont they just fall out of the sky like a rock? So this month from the Pilots’ Desk we thought we would share information about Autorotation’s or Engine off Landings. We hope this article gives you some insight as to…

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Bridgette places at ABHA Finals

  Bridgette and Goldie in action at a local South Australian competition – photo courtesy of Robbo’s Rodeo Pics       September 2017, Bridgette and Sandra (plus Bridgette’s daughter, Zara and friend Renae) and 2 horses, travelled to Tamworth, NSW to compete in the Australian Barrel Horse Association Finals. Barrel racing is a timed…

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Air New Zealand Visit’s Us!

  October 2017, We were fortunate enough to meet some wonderful people who were all tourism industry related people on a trip from New Zealand to Adelaide aboard Air New Zealand’s brand new DREAMLINER aircraft! Barossa Helicopters shared a scenic flight of the Barossa Valley, then we landed on the top of our hill to…

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Drones

DRONES: Do you or someone you know own and fly one? Do you know the Civil Aviation Safety Authority Regulations associated? Drones are fast becoming very popular “toys” and are very useful in the commercial work environment. They are replacing humans in many fields! However, there are some rules that must be adhered to. You…

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VH-BHV Rebuild

VH-BHV REBUILD  July – September 2017 15th July 2017 marked the date that Rhyan clocked up the magical 2200 hours on our beloved VH-BHV! What does this mean?  Well, it basically means that every moving part plus loads more are removed from the aircraft and either overhauled or replaced with new parts. This whole process…

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Special Visitors

SPECIAL VISITORS MINTU BRAR (Gurshminder Singh) Gurshminder Singh aka Mintu Brar, dropped in for another visit last month, we are always honored to have him at Barossa Helicopters. He is a proud South Australian established journalist and writer promoting Australian values amongst Indian community and mainstream. Mintu runs and own’s a newspaper “Punjabi Akhbar” and…

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