All of our Pilots are rated for multi engine command and are highly experienced in IFR (Instrument Flight Rules) operations.
In reviewing the requirements for a successful operation Flyon now provides 3 Augusta Westland AW109E twin helicopters capable of IFR 24 / 7 operations. We are the first and only operator to have 3 uniformed (by make and model) IFR Helicopters Servicing Hydrographers Passage.
Our 5 pilots have over 52,000 hours’ total time in helicopters and over 22,000 ship landings in offshore operations.
All pilots operate under a CASA approved FRMS (Fatigue Risk Management System). All of IFR Captains have attended type rating courses and simulation for the AW109.
Our engineering team consists of 2 full time engineers and an engineering apprentice, including a fully qualified Avionics Engineer.
We are the only helicopter company with full Avionics coverage which is vital for the reliability of twin engine, IFR operations. Both of our engineers have attended the Leonardo Training Academy in Italy.
Flyon have recently increased their infrastructure by acquiring a second hangar facility.
Hangar 56 houses our maintenance operations with our facilities fully approved by CASA. Our new hangar, hangar 58 houses our flight operations and administrative function.
Our new facility provides fully self-contained facilities to allow our pilots to rest between flight commitments, vital for ensuring full compliance with CASA (Civil Aviation Safety Authority) fatigue requirements. In addition, our team have access to exercise facilities and fully equipped kitchen.