Professional Helicopter Services (PHS) was established in 1981 and is now one of Australia’s leading helicopter companies operating from bases in Melbourne, Gold Coast and Central Australia. The company services a multitude of rotary wing operations including Pilot Training, Film and Video Production, Emergency Services including Bush Fire Support, Power Line support, Charters and Tourism Flights.
Over the past 37 years PHS has continuously grown and now manages a fleet of over 30 helicopters. PHS operates Australia’s longest running pilot training school offering training from Initial Training to Advanced Instrument and Night Vision Training for numerous helicopter companies and government agencies across Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea.
Flight Training: PHS is proudly Australia’s longest-running flight training school. We have trained more pilots than any other flying school with many of our past students holding top positions within the Australian Helicopter Industry. PHS offers training in all areas of helicopter operation from basic flight training to the more advanced operations of Instrument Flight Rating (IFR) and Night Vision Imaging System (NVIS) training.
Tourism and Charter: PHS carries over 90,000 passengers per year in its tourism operations, making it one of the largest helicopter tourist operators in the country. PHS is also the exclusive helicopter provider for various internationally acclaimed events including the Formula 1® Australian Grand Prix, the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix, the Australian International Airshow and the Melbourne Cup Carnival.
Aerial Work: PHS’ aerial operations are Australia-wide and include Powerline Patrol, Firefighting, Aerial Crane Operations, Filming and Photography, Frost Protection and Mining & Survey Operations. .
PHS is dedicated to conducting all its operations in the safest possible way. All aircraft are maintained to the highest standards by our qualified staff using only parts purchased from authorised suppliers.