Commercial Services

Specialised HeLicopter Operations

GCH Aviation is a leader in the provision of a wide range of safe, efficient, and cost-effective commercial applications using helicopter and fixed-wing aircraft services in New Zealand and the South Pacific.

Over many years we have carefully acquired a team of pilots with diverse experience and impeccable safety records, giving our clients the assurance that specific tasks will be completed with care , precision, and the utmost safety.

Through continued reinvestment in our fleet of helicopters and support equipment, our talented pilots are proud to operate a modern fleet of powerful helicopters.  Our helicopters are equipped with safety critical enhancements such as electronically controlled engine systems, dual hydraulic flight controls, hydraulically actuated cargo hooks and load weighing systems. 

Safety of our customers, staff, community, and the environment are paramount in our proposal to our clients. This is a statement reinforced by the New Zealand Helicopter Association awarding GCH Aviation a Diamond Safety Recognition Award for 40 years’ continuous service without accident to self, passengers, or crew.

Fire Fighting
Lines Inspections
Wire Stringing and Lifting
Aerial Water Sluicing
Remote Access

Christchurch and Kaikoura Commercial Operations

Dan McPherson

Tel: +64 3 358 4360


West Coast Commercial Operations

Howard Hunt

Tel: +64 3 762 6117


Wellington Commercial Operations

Dai Daniel

Tel: +64 4 472 1550


Fiji Commercial Operations

Tuni Beddoes

Tel: +679 672 5644