Ben is our Chief Pilot and Operations Manager. Specialising in 'Human Sling' and wand spraying operations, he performs most of the advanced flying jobs that Helisika undertakes. He is also one of Helisika's longest serving staff members.
Our CEO and Chief Agricultural Pilot. Tony has been the leader of Helisika for 25 years. He has extensive experience in all types of flying that we perform, including: agricultural operations, long line work, filming/photography, fire fighting, etc.
Senior Pilot and experience in longline operations. Sam can perform most of flying work Helisika does except for agricultural operations. He also flies in Canada during the NZ winter on fire fighting and environmental work.
Thomas is a keen fisherman and hunter who joined the Helisika team after a stint in Botswana. Mainly flying hunting and fishing groups as well as scenic and charter flights, Thomas is gaining longline experience ahead of the summer bee lifting season.
Helisika Ground Transport Manager and Load Master. Thomas is in charge of the ground side of our operations, including: external loads, agricultural work and passenger transport. Thomas is also well on his way to becoming a commercial helicopter pilot.
Base Manager at Heli Adventure Flights, Taupo. Eddy specialises in corporate charter and scenic flights. He will be around Helisika helping with fishing flights and ground crew during our busy summer period.