ZAR Aviation understands the importance of quick spray reaction time and sufficient crop coverage when dealing with sugar cane pests curatively or preventatively. We are readily available to respond to any Pests outbreak of any sort, this lead time will result in many crops being saved.
Helicopters used for spraying include the Robinson R44 II and Bell Jet Ranger 206.
We are able to establish our mobile filling station close to fields that are being sprayed, thus quick refilling times.
We use Trac map GPS system that keeps our spraying accurate and after the pilot has finished the spray application it can be emailed to the relevant farmer for his records.
Our chemical application/ha is well calibrated and will always be in accordance with chemical labels and farmer recommendations.
When Smspraying ripener or Insecticides we always closely monitor wind speed, wind direction and humidity to eliminate drift damage. No matter the size, gradient or shape, we spray lines accurate within a foot.
We will assist all farmers with practical application of mapping system. We believe in delivery of a professional service to the farmer which will be evident in his yield.
With Crop spraying being seasonal ZAR Aviation offers specialized spraying services to combat Invasive alien species, exotic plants that spread and modify our eco systems, vegetation and habitat.
All of our helicopters comply with the latest regulatory requirements and reflects our uncompromising commitment to safety, quality and reliability. We only consider applications from pilots who conform to our established minimum requirements.
ZAR Aviation prides itself with an incident free track record in providing customers with professional and safe airborne flying solutions. ZAR Aviation’s Safety Management System and Quality Control System ensures the highest safety standard and equipment are always adhered to. A safe environment is essential to a professional and effective operation. Before the start of any ZAR Operation, a on-site risk assessment is conducted. Before operation commences pilots and ground crew will be thoroughly briefed to ensure effective communication on site and their various responsibilities.
Our helicopter fleet comes fitted with aircraft tracking equipment, which allows ZAR Aviation to track helicopter operations anywhere across South Africa to deliver real time feedback and updates to clients. Position is recorded every few minutes with important flight data logged such as time, speed, heading and altitude.
ZAR Aviation respects and adheres to all Environmental Protection and Regulations, ZAR Aviation ensures minimum risk during it’s spraying operations to the health of humans, animals and the environment in general.