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CASHMERE AVIATION is a helicopter charter company based in Kimberley, central South Africa, offering our clients a variety of specialised services in the aviation industry.


We provide full service delivery around our four core competencies of Aerial Filming, Charter, Firefighting and Sling Work, and pride ourselves on supplying a professional and safe helicopter service to our diverse clientele.





Aerial Filming


We use specialised pilots for aerial filming work, all of whom have in excess of 5,000 hours Pilot In Command and 500 hours filming experience.



Audi "The Coup", eNCA, Infiniti Q50.


94.7 Cycle Challenge, Cape Epic Mountain Bike Tour, Cape Town Cycle Tour.


District 9, The Giver, The Last Face.



Grand Rand Airshow, Swartkops Airshow.



The Bloodhound Project.


Confederations Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup 2010, Indian Premier League 20/20 Cricket, The Rugby Championship.



2 Oceans Marathon, Comrades Marathon, JG Zuma Marathon, Soweto Marathon.


A1 GP, MotoGP, SBK Super Bikes.

TV Shows

Grand Tour, I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here International, Top Gear.





Charter Operations


Our charter services are located in central South Africa allowing us to operate anywhere in the country, as well as to neighbouring countries including Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia and Zimbabwe.


We are client specific and will endeavour to accommodate your requirements. CASHMERE AVIATION also offers helicopter transfers to and from the Good Hope Private Reserve located just 40 minutes from Kimberley.







CASHMERE AVIATION operates its own 1821 Bambi Fire Bucket which holds 900 liters of water as well as a fire retardant dispenser which is located inside the helicopter. We provide an emergency response ex Kimberley Airport (FAKM) for all grass and bush fires in the Northern Cape area. Assistance is also offered to all game reserve land owners for firefighting emergencies that may occur, as well as creating safe passage for game during severe fires.


Managing Pilot Warren N van der Weide actively assists the Working on Fire programe regularly flying sorties to combat bush fires around the country. As part of a multi-disciplinary team of pilots, ground crew and support staff, the Working on Fire programme provides vital firefighting support to ground teams in their efforts to extinguish out-of-control wild fires across South Africa.





Sling Work & Lifting


CASHMERE AVIATION provides a wide variety of sling and medium lifting operations including: aircraft recovery, banner towing, remote construction and vertical referencing. All our equipment, strops and nets are certified annually by the South African Civil Aviation Authority for our operations.


Past clients we have serviced include:

Amazing Race International, Diacor, FearFactor International, HC van Wyk Diamonds, Mango Airlines, Masterchef SA, MTN, SANDF, SuperSport, TopGear, Towcon Civils and Vodacom.




Managing Pilot Warren N van der Weide

Email warren@cashmereaviation.com  ●  Cell +27 (0)82 903 7007 (all hours)


PO Box 110267 Hadison Park 8306 South Africa  ●  VAT No. 4930262557  ●  Registration No. 2011/041869/23

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