HNZ New Zealand Limited HNZ Building, Trent Drive Nelson Airport 7011 New Zealand www.hnzglobal.com
HNZ is New Zealand’s largest and most long established helicopter operator, having operated continually from their Nelson base since 1955. Through their flight school ‘HNZ Topflight’ they now provide advanced helicopter flight instruction to clients seeking helicopter pilot training. They specialise in providing the advanced mountain flight training and advanced pilot skill that is required for flight operations in mountainous terrain. Topflight instructors are all highly experienced operational pilots with extensive high altitude experience gained from some of the most challenging flying from Antarctica through to the tropical environments of Asia. They fully understand the challenges aircrew face and have built their training program from real world operational experience to work in the real world flying environment. Topflight instructors have an average of 9500 flight hours of experience.
At their purpose built advanced helicopter training base HNZ has brought together the excellent combination of great facilities, uncongested airspace and close proximity to the mountains. Their fleet of AS350 training helicopters are maintained by an on-site engineering department. To the pilot undergoing training this means there are virtually no delays in helicopter availability in the training program.
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