Frost Control is a critical component of the fruit growing industry when the buds are out and the fruit is forming. A crop which is approaching that point is extremely vulnerable between August and December, and HeliForce total fleet size and multiple locations offers our frost customers a large range of options. HeliForce also coordinates a helicopter contractor pool to extend our aircraft numbers further.
In regions that are susceptible to losses from the untimely onset of frost, our helicopters can be utilised on an as needed basis to protect valuable crops from damage and destruction. By using the rotor downwash to gently circulate the warmer inversion layer around the plants providing vital frost protection.
HeliForce has a proven record of frost protection with savings of hundreds of thousands of dollars of produce. Our helicopters and Pilots meet CAA standards for Frost Protection and Night Flying. We have hand-held radios for ground-to-air communications and our ground crew support increase efficiency with fuel trailers and trucks onsite.
Due to the high demand for this service, it is recommended that you contact us early to make inquiries and bookings to avoid disappointment.
*Operated by Precision Helicopters Ltd