Phillip Island Helicopters operates the Robinson R44 and Eurocopter AS350BA “Squirrel” Helicopters.
EUROCOPTER AS350BA “SQUIRREL”
The AS350 is known for its high performance and reliability and can perform a wide range of tasks. It features a spacious cabin and Phillip Island Helicopters uses the aircraft for various roles such as Charter, Scenic, Aerial Photography, Filming and Lifting operations. The aircraft has a 6-seat configuration, a cruise speed of 120 knots (222 kph) and is powered by a Turbomeca Arriel 1B engine.
ROBINSON R44 RAVEN II and Clipper II
The Robinson R44 is the most popular helicopter ever made with over 12 thousand produced so far. The Robinson R44 is extremely reliable and safe and Phillip Island Helicopters currently operate two Robinson R44 aircraft as our principle Scenic and Charter aircraft. The Robinson R44 has 4-seat configuration, a cruise speed of 110 knots (204 kph) and is powered by a Lycoming IO-540 6-cylinder engine. To ensure the highest quality, Robinson manufactures, assembles, inspects and flight tests all of its helicopters at its Torrance, California factory.