Emergency Response

Firefighting. Marine Oil Spill. Medevac.


Aerotech are pioneers in aerial firefighting in Australia, developing significant experience and knowledge about fire ground behaviour over the last 30 + years. Aerotech founded the ‘rapid initial attack’ strategy which has now been widely adopted around Australia and can mean the difference between a minor incident and a full-scale emergency

Aerotech achieve world class response times to fires, guaranteeing that we’ll be airborne within 3-5 minutes of a call out and whilst on a campaign it only taking 2 minutes to land, reload and be airborne again. Aerotech have access to over 100 airstrips and multiple water sources in South Australia, which makes us a very valuable firefighting weapon. 

Marine Oil Spill

Aerotech have been working with the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) for over 30 years to provide an Emergency Response to oil spills around Australia’s coastline. Aircraft are located around Australia, ready to respond at any time to the environmental impact on our pristine coastline and sea life.

Aerotech’s aircraft will spray a dispersant over the slick, which works to reduce the droplet size of the oil and prevent it from reaching coastal and shoreline environments.


Aerotech operate Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) aircraft for the purpose of medical retrieval in life or limb threatening situations. Our helicopters are equipped with Bucher EMS kits and are capable of day, night, NVIS and IFR flight that have the following features:

  • Stretcher
  • Retention systems for customer preferred equipment and medical supplies
  • Defibrillator
  • Monitor
  • Syringe drivers
  • Oxygen
  • Swivelling seat for medical attendants
  • Single or dual pilot
  • Tailored radio solutions for clients needs

Our helicopters are available for short and long term contracts supporting a range of clients and industries in remote and metropolitan environments.