Kestrel Aviation Pty. Limited

Kestrel Aviation Pty. Limited

Address
325 Aerodrome Road
Mangalore Vic 3663

Phone
+61 (0) 3 5796 2373

Website
http://www.kestrelaviation.com.au

Email
admin@kestrelaviation.com.au

ABN
24 074 552 284

Company Description
Kestrel Aviation is a wholly owned Australian company with over 35 years’ experience providing government and commercial clients with leading specialist aviation services. Synonymous with our safety and award winning innovation culture, and with a fleet of light reconnaissance, medium and heavy-lift capable helicopters, we provide bespoke aerial solutions across a wide range of project requirements in the aerial firefighting, aerial crane, Defence, search and rescue, emergency response, passenger transfer, offshore and maritime support, night-visibility, charter and training sectors.

Year Established: 1985
Number of Employees: ~50
Area of Business: Helicopter Work, Aerial Capability Support, Aerial Firefighting, Aerial Crane, Defence, SAR, Emergency Response, Passenger Transfer, Offshore, Maritime, NVIS, Charter, Training.
Areas of R&D: Aerial Application, NVIS, Training, Aerial Firefighting

This company offers the following services

  • Airborne Hydrographic Surveys


    Capability Contacts
    Justin Charlesworth: General Manager
    Mobile: 0438 479 224
    Email: justin@kestrelaviation.com.au

    Capability Description
    Provide helicopter vehicle for hydrographic survey including Laser Airborne Depth Sounder (LADS), Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR), or other systems requiring either mounting inside the aircraft, or precision long-line external load techniques.

  • Airborne Reconnaissance


    Capability Contacts
    Justin Charlesworth: General Manager
    Mobile: 0438 479 224
    Email: justin@kestrelaviation.com.au

    Capability Description
    Covert or overt surveillance and reconnaissance such as providing security to sensitive sites, pre-and-post activity range clearances and reconnaissance, fire detection, environmental monitoring.

  • Aircraft Charter and/or Hire


    Capability Contacts
    Justin Charlesworth: General Manager
    Mobile: 0438 479 224
    Email: justin@kestrelaviation.com.au

    Capability Description
    All weather, 24-hour transport and logistics for personnel or high-priority goods for security, timeliness and avoidance of COVID-19 restrictions imposed on ground transport.
    Fully capable of precision long-line external load operations for logistical tactical support in dusty or otherwise inaccessible areas.

  • Aircraft Flight Test Services


    Capability Contacts
    Justin Charlesworth: General Manager
    Mobile: 0438 479 224
    Email: justin@kestrelaviation.com.au

    Capability Description
    In-place security clearances, engineering and piloting ability to support military/paramilitary and civil innovation and development.

  • Aircraft/Fleet Management Service


    Capability Contacts
    Justin Charlesworth: General Manager
    Mobile: 0438 479 224
    Email: justin@kestrelaviation.com.au

    Capability Description
    Acquisition, hangarage, maintenance, repair, training and operational support for externally owned aviation assets.

  • Aviation Refuelling


    Capability Contacts
    Justin Charlesworth: General Manager
    Mobile: 0438 479 224
    Email: justin@kestrelaviation.com.au

    Capability Description
    In-place licensing, training and equipment to provide mobile, flexible aviation fuel and logistics support including “hot refuel” capability for both open and closed refuelling systems. Operate a fleet of mobile high-capacity road tankers and refuelling facility at our Mangalore base.

  • Capability Support


    Capability Contacts
    Justin Charlesworth: General Manager
    Mobile: 0438 479 224
    Email: justin@kestrelaviation.com.au

    Capability Description
    Search and Rescue (SAR)/Aero Medical Evacuation (AME)/ Crash Rescue Helicopter (CRH) support including winch/all weather (IFR) and night (NVIS) capability.
    Fire detection and response (belly tank/bambi bucket/ire crew delivery and support).
    Fire hazard and fuel-load control and reduction by ground crews and airborne incendiary delivery. HAZMAT detection and response (location, transport, dispersant delivery).
    Pest animal and plant detection and control services.
    Non-military “white force” logistics support of operations in the field.
    Search, salvage and recovery of equipment.

  • Training - Aircraft


    Capability Contacts
    Justin Charlesworth: General Manager
    Mobile: 0438 479 224
    Email: justin@kestrelaviation.com.au

    Capability Description
    Civilian and military trained Qualified Flight Instructors (QFI) able to provide advanced pilot training including Instrument Flight Rules (IFR), Night Vision Imaging Systems (NVIS), simulator, low level flight, external load, winch/rappel/fast rope (pilot, aircrew person and rescue person training), fire response operations.
    Develop and deliver high-value military aircrew training and currency programs for aircrew posted to non-flying positions. Twin engine, Category A/Performance Class 1 and 2 training. In house Type Rating Assessors for CASA licensing.

  • Training - Flight Services


    Capability Contacts
    Justin Charlesworth: General Manager
    Mobile: 0438 479 224
    Email: justin@kestrelaviation.com.au

    Capability Description
    Civilian and military trained Qualified Flight Instructors (QFI) able to provide advanced pilot training including Instrument Flight Rules (IFR), Night Vision Imaging Systems (NVIS), simulator, low level flight, external load, winch/rappel/fast rope (pilot, aircrew person and rescue person training), fire response operations.
    Develop and deliver high-value military aircrew training and currency programs for aircrew posted to non-flying positions. Twin engine, Category A/Performance Class 1 and 2 training. In house Type Rating Assessors for CASA licensing. Twin engine, Category A/Performance Class 1 and 2 training. In house Type Rating Assessors for CASA licensing.

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