ROCKET is a leading Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) provider owning the largest fleet of Helicopter Air Ambulances in South Africa. We are a proud service provider to all the country’s leading Medical Aids, and also serve patients covered by the Road Accident Fund as well as injuries on duty in terms of the COID Act.
We are independent and unaffiliated and proudly patient centric.
Centralised rescue and emergency management services are supported by our 24-hour in-house call centre.
We are the voice on the line from the time you call, to the time we
get to you.
The only such rotor-wing operator in South Africa to achieve this.
Litson & Associates Gold Standard Safety Award.
We are the first South African rotary-wing operator recipient of this stringent industry standard award.
WORLD CLASS TEAMS
Exceptional aeromedical trauma professionals.
Highly experienced pilots, medical & rescue crew.
Core rescue and commercial HEMS services. We are the only provider in South Africa to offer these services combined.
SA leaders in NVG (night vision goggles) capabilities.
Our Rocket Services
CORE RESCUE AND COMMERCIAL HEMS SERVICES
Short-haul & Long-line Rescue
First twin-engine commercial HEMS operator in SA licensed by SACAA to provide this service.
Centralised Rescue & Emergency
24-hour in-house call centre to support these services.
SITE ASSESSMENT, TRAINING AND PROCUREMENT
Formulation of Standard Operating
Procedures (SOPs) and integration with
your emergency response plan.
Initial rescue training and the
implementation of a fit for purpose
ongoing training program.
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BARS compliant. The only such rotor-wing operator in South Africa. SACAA compliant.
First South African rotary-wing operator recipient of the Litson & Associates Gold
Standard Safety Award.
HENLEY AIR is dedicated to helicopter charter and flight training excellence in the South African aviation industry. What started out in 1995 as a dream has today grown into a major operation at Rand Airport, Johannesburg. The early years saw us using one Bell JetRanger, today we provide our clients with a variety of single and multi-engine aircraft to meet their diverse requirements.
Henley Air is a well-established, family owned and managed helicopter charter company that has provided safe and reliable helicopter-related services to the Southern African market for the last 22 years. The majority of our fleet is owned and operated from our three hangars covering 7323 m2 situated at Rand Airport in Germiston, South Africa.