A Few Words About Us

Central Helicopters (2014) Limited offers a full range of helicopter services including Commercial, Agricultural, Scenic/Charter and Pilot Training operations through to heli hunting & fishing. CHL2014 have a team of experienced pilots including owner Phil Janssen, with 30 years experience in the aviation industry, ready to undertake your flying requirements. We have 3 bases located across the central North Island - Opotiki, Taumarunui & Rangitaiki/Taupo. This gives us an opportunity to service the wider Central to Lower North Island.

Our Team

Phil JanssenPhil Janssen

Chief Pilot / CEO / Ops Manager

Andy GroomeAndy Groome


Shaun StewardShaun Stewart


Kieran HeneyKieran Heney


Jo Gill

Administration Manager