Our parent company Sydney Helicopters Group was founded in 1985 and after operating in the Snowy Mountains region for over a decade, our Alpine base opened in 2020.
We own and operate a fleet of 9 modern helicopters capable of catering for all your needs- whether it is a scenic flight, lunch tour or airwork we’ve got you covered.
Our staff are our biggest asset! We have permanent staff engaged in flying, maintenance and administrative roles. Key staff are listed below:
Mark is the Owner and Chief Pilot of Alpine Helicopters and Sydney Helicopters Group. Mark gained his licence in 2002 and is endorsed to fly 10 models of helicopters including multi-engine. Mark has accumulated many thousands of hours conducting airwork activities including feature films, aerial firefighting and external lift work.
Peter has been with Sydney Helicopters Group after obtaining his Commercial Helicopter Licence in 2008. He has gained a vast amount of experience with VIP/Corporate transfers as well as airwork activities such as photography, film, gas and powerline inspections and various aspects of aerial firefighting work.
James joined Sydney Helicopters Group in 2013 and has gained a vast amount of experience on a range of missions including charter and air work such as photography, film, powerline inspection, and various aspects of aerial firefighting. He has experience working in remote parts of Australia including WA and the Kimberley.
Adam has been with Sydney Helicopters Group since 2017 and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in aircraft operations. Adam has been a crewman since 1991 and has worked for the NSW Police Airwing and has a vast amount of experience in winching, rappelling, search and rescue, and firefighting operations.
James (Jim) has been flying since 2000 and has amassed vast experience, particularly in the Airwork category of flying. His experience includes aerial firefighting, flood and emergency relief work, lifting and photography. Jim runs our Mudgee based operation.
Shane joined the company during the 2019/2020 bushfire season and brings a wealth of experience to the business. Shane has flown throughout Australia conducting a range of flying activities including general survey, aerial shooting, gravity survey, firefighting operations and charter.
Melina has recently joined the company after working for many years with a tourism-based helicopter operator in Sydney. Melina brings a strong background in customer relations, tourism and photography related flying.
Jessica joined Sydney Helicopters Group in 2019 and managers the day to day accounts and customer relations aspects of the business.
Julie has been with Sydney Helicopters Group for 12 years managing the administration side of the business.
Christine has a lengthy working history with aviation and helicopters in particular. Prior to joining Sydney Helicopters Group, Christine worked for Sikorsky performing a similar role to that which she performs for Aerotech Sydney, the maintenance organisation associated with Alpine Helicopters.
Chris has 30 years experience in the helicopter maintenance industry. He commenced his career with the NZ Airforce before moving into the commercial sector. Chris has considerable experience working around the world including Africa, Papua New Guinea and Antarctica. Chris over sees the maintenance control of the company’s transport category aircraft also.
Roger has over 30 years experience working on helicopters around the world. He is particularly experienced with Bell medium aircraft having worked on Bell 212 and 412 in Papua New Guinea and throughout the Pacific region.