Civil Aviation Authority
The New Zealand Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) make sure everyone involved in New Zealand aviation meets the legal standards set by the Minister of Transport.
Helicorp is regularly audited by the CAA and have been certificated Part 119/135.
Part 135 lays out the requirements a certificated Part 119 airline air operator, or a certificated general aviation air operator must meet to carry out helicopter and small aeroplane operations, using:
- an aeroplane with a seating configuration of nine seats or less, excluding any required crew member seat; and a MCTOW of 5700 kg or less, except for a single engine aeroplane used for an air operation carrying a passenger under IFR
- a helicopter.