Eastland Community Helicopter Rescue Trust

Skyline Aviation own and operate an AS350BA Squirrel helicopter (ZK-HYP) for the Trust which is based at Gisborne.

The helicopter is comprehensively equipped, including the provision of life support systems, 30 million candle power Night Sun light, Night vision Equipment capability and equipment for human sling load operations.

The range of services provided include primary response for accident and critically ill patients, search and rescue including off-shore rescue capabilities, inter-hospital transfers throughout New Zealand, Police operations support, fire fighting and Civil Defence support.