Welcome to McDermott Aviation; the largest privately owned and operated Heli-Aviation Company in Australia. We offer a unique variety of Helicopters and Fixed Wing Aircraft to suit any situation that may arise. McDermott Aviation is 'Flight Safety Approved', and are routinely audited by some of the largest companies and organisations around the world. Our motto is ‘Lateral Solutions to Vertical Challenges.  

With our main base situated at Cooroy on the Sunshine Coast, we also have remote bases located at Chinchilla & Maroochydore (Sunshine Coast) in Queensland, Bankstown in New South Wales, Papua New Guinea, and also New Caledonia.

With our highly qualified and very experienced pilots & engineers, and together with our skilled ground crew, our service includes everything from Aerial Application, VIP Charter, Charter & Freight, Fire Control through to even Aerial Photography/Videography. We don’t just operate within Australia; we operate throughout the world.

We recently opened our new State of the Art 24hr Fixed Base Operation (FBO) facility at our Sunshine Coast Airport base at Maroochydore, which includes a VIP Lounge, Boardroom, Pilot/Crew Rooms, Internet and Showers & Amenities. 

We hope you enjoy browsing through our website, and we look forward to hearing from you soon.


The Staff at McDermott Aviation