Scott Summers talks Military Training, ANZAC day and Surf Lifesaving with Noosa Today.

This Weeks ‘Noosa Today’ features a special guest on it’s cover – Becker Helicopter’s Head of Training, Captain Scott Summers.

Scott talked to Noosa Today about Military Service, ANZAC day, working with Becker Helicopters and Surf Lifesaving on the Sunshine Coast.

A key member of the Becker Helicopter’s senior management team, Scott’s extensive experience and dedication to his country and community shines through. Well done Scott.

As we lead up this ANZAC day, Becker Helicopters salutes and remembers our servicemen, Past and Present. ...

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Fly with Mike Becker – Charity Auction.

Becker Helicopters is proud to support RE:NEW and the Australian Himalayan Foundation.

The Australian Himalayan Foundation is working with RENEW, a local charity in Bhutan, to help girls living in remote villages to attend school, often several days’ walk away. The cost of their board and lodging at the school, although equivalent to just AUD $200 per child a year, is beyond the means of many families. As a result, girls, especially, miss out on a basic education. This year, the Foundation ...

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Cherish – The Battle 2017

Three good reasons we take a stand in the sand for The Battle

We usually prefer to soar in blue skies but on 17 March 2017, we’re taking a stand in the sand for The Battle 2017. We’ve supported The Battle since it started for three good reasons and we invite you to do the same, either by registering a beach volleyball team (no experience required) or by helping us to reach our fundraising goal. Go on, we’d love to ...

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Becker Helicopters supports the battle against gynecological cancer.

Becker Helicopters is proud to support Cherish, an Australian charity leading the flight against gynecological cancer.

We are a major sponsor of The Battle beach volleyball tournament.

Join us on Friday 17 March at the Sandstorm Beach Club, Mt Gravatt.


The Battle is the signature event for the Cherish Women’s Cancer Foundation. Help fund research into more effective, less invasive and gentler treatment options for gynaecological cancer ...

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Top Fundraising Team

Becker Helicopters is proud to have participated in the 2016 “Battle” against gynaecological cancer.

Our team, “Chasing Wonderland”, had a great time participating in an evening of beach volleyball.

This annual event is hosted by Cherish Foundation and raises money for research into better ways to treat gynaecological cancers, research that is led by …

To find out more about this worthy cause, check out: Cherish Foundation – The Battle

The photos from the day are available here.

Check out our video which captures the fun ...

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Donation to Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia (Australia)

Becker Helicopters is proud to have donated $3,621.97 to the Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia (Australia) cause through the Everyday Hero website.

What are they about:
Funding the treatment of childbirth injuries and the training of midwives in Ethiopia. Founded by legendary Australian, Dr Catherine Hamlin.

Dr Catherine Hamlin, AC, MBBS, FRCS, FRANZCOG, FRCOG
2014 – Nominee, Nobel Peace Prize
2014 – Distinguished Surgeon of the Year, Society of Gynecological Surgeons, USA
2013 – 100 Women of Influence (Global Category)

Find out more:
To find ...

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Capt. Scott Summers – Lifesaver of the Year!

Congratulations to Capt. Scott Summers, winner of the Lifesaver of the Year award.

Check out the article from the Sunshine Coast Daily.

Where’s the best surf club on the Sunshine Coast?

A NEWISH Sunshine Coast surf club has proven lifesaving is not about money, Ironmen or history – it’s about loyalty and the volunteers who patrol the beach.

Sunshine Beach Surf Club took out the most awards at the Sunshine Coast Surf Life Saving branch presentations this week, including best volunteer and ...

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Dementia Research Donation by Becker Helicopters

Becker Helicopters was pleased to donate $14,563 to such a good cause: Unravelling Dementia, a project to help detect dementia before the disease takes hold. Early treatment may one day keep the disease at bay.

There is no cure for dementia. It can happen to anyone. Right now, there are more than 44 million sufferers worldwide, and that number is expected to treble by 2050. The impact this will have on individuals, their families and our health ...

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Santa drops by in his new Chopper

The 2014 North Shore Community Centre, Sunshine Coast, Australia Christmas Celebration which we sponsored was on Saturday and with over two thousand people stopping by to join in all the community Christmas cheer, close to $6,000 dollars was raised for IFYS (Integrated Family Youth Services). Many kind donations of gift wrapped presents were also placed under the Christmas tree from local families to go through to our families in need.

The centre’s main hall hosted more than 20 local market ...

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Capt. Jan Becker’s Eye-Opening Work in Tanzania

Jan Becker is on a mission to improve and promote maternal and neonatal health through education, community effort and professional support. She founded a website called MidwifeVision.com that aims to spread awareness, give donations, provide education and information for people and midwives alike. Check it out at MidwifeVision.com

As well as being a commercial helicopter pilot and CEO of Becker Helicopters Jan Becker is a Registered Nurse (RN) and midwife.  Jan’s current challenge is ...

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Becker Helicopter’s commitment to helping Young People

PRESS RELEASE 3 June 2014

Marcoola based Becker Helicopters Pilot Academy has demonstrated its commitment to help young people get a start in their aviation career by taking on seven school based trainees though Acclaim Apprentices and Trainees.

Operated by Mike and Jan Becker, Becker Helicopters Pilot Academy is recognised both domestically and internationally as an innovative and highly successful aviation business.

Capt. Jan Becker said she and her husband were committed to ...

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Becker Helicopters supports Cherish Women’s Cancer Foundation

As an ongoing supporter of this wonderful foundation Becker Helicopters are proud to donate $10,000.

Dear Jan, Mike and the Becker Helicopter Team,

On behalf of the Cherish Women’s Cancer Foundation I would like to extend our sincere gratitude for your support before and during the Tough Mudder events last weekend. A considerable amount of money was raised to assist gynaecological cancer research and at Cherish we are very grateful for your initiative, generosity and actual ...

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Becker Helicopters donate to Tour de Cure

Jan, Mike and all the team at Becker Helicopters.

You are so generous and kind, I am absolutely overwhelmed by your donation to this cause.  If I could get on my bike now, I would ride down and give you one big hug.  When I am mobile, I would love to meet you all, to truly show my appreciation. With the statistic that “one in three cancer cancers are preventable”, we ride ...

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Beckers proud to support the fundraising for Haylea Rose.

Haylea is just 2 years old and has recently been diagnosed with a rare form of liver cancer called Hepatoblastoma (affecting 1 in 1.5 million) that has also spread to her lungs.
Becker Helicopters supports the fundraising for Haylea and her family to read more visit their facebook page https://www.facebook.com/HopeForHaylea/timeline?ref=page_internal
I’m so blessed to have this little princess in my life, she is the ...
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Chasing Wonderland – The Battle Against Ovarian Cancer

Becker Helicopters are proud to support The Battle Against Ovarian Cancer beach volleyball tournament on Sunday 3 February 2013 at Sandstorm HQ. Team members Mike, Jan, Micheala and Chase Becker will be on the CHASING WONDERLAND team to battle it out on the beach.

To support this team in raising vital funds for ovarian cancer research please go here.

“While we cannot change an existing cancer diagnosis, with a patient’s help we can continue our research and clinical trials here ...

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A Donated Flight for Ovarian Cancer Fundraiser

A letter from Nicky Early.

Dear Jan,

I would just like to sincerely thank you and your team for giving my family and I the opportunity to partake in our very first helicopter experience. My name is Nicky, and I was the winner of the One Hour Helicopter Flight in support of Ovarian Cancer. To receive such a remarkable and unique prize from your support enables me to see the positives ...

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Capt. Dick Knight Reunited with A1-660

dick knight and oscar-01

On May 12th 1961 this Bell 47G-2A registration A1-660 was delivered to the Australian Army and allotted to the 16 Army Light Aircraft Squadron at RAAF Base Amberley. Lt. Dick Knight (pictured at Amberley – above) flew many flights in A1-660 between 1961-64 including the search for Michael Rockefeller in Papua New guinea in November 1961.

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