The Westpac Rescue Helicopter trailer, a sturdy former wool bale trolley, plays an important role in enabling safe and efficient journeys.
Most crucially, the trailer allows the Westpac Chopper to be started in the hangar and then safely towed out onto the runway when wind speeds are high.
The Life Flight Trust sought funding to invest in an upgrade. Its replacement is a lighter and wider custom-designed metal version, which will give mechanics more room to move and make landings even safer. Nikau Foundation was delighted to support, providing a $3700 grant from the Zac Pearson Fund.
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