Sandy's helicopter resembles a modern helicopter except it is made of various items found on the island that Sandy and the others were stranded on. One of the materials used is bamboo.
Sandy reveals in "The Krabby Patty That Ate Bikini Bottom" that the helicopter runs on coconut milk.
Role in series
"SpongeBob SquarePants vs. The Big One"
Sandy, after deciding to use the various of resources of the island to hear advantage, creates her helicopter in an attempt to fly herself,SpongeBob and the others back to Bikini Bottom. However, Sandy soon flies into a storm and Mr. Krabs' cash register, Cashy, crashes through her windshield and she starts to lose control. Her helicopter hits the Flying Dutchman on his head and soon crashes onto the ground, at the Goo Lagoon.
"The Krabby Patty That Ate Bikini Bottom"
After Sandy's treedome is destroyed by the Giant Krabby Patty, Sandy takes SpongeBob and Patrick in her helicopter and flies to the Giant Krabby Patty, which is still ravaging Bikini Bottom. She sets down SpongeBob so that he can absorb the giant patty and save Bikini Bottom.