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Airbus H145 enters the Japanese market

Airbus H145 enters the Japanese market

Airbus Helicopters Japan (AHJ) has successfully handed over the first H145//BK117D-2 to Hiratagakuen, at a delivery ceremony held in AHJ Kobe facility today. The aircraft will enter into service for the emergency medical service (EMS) operations in Nagasaki prefecture in June 2018. This new delivery reinforces the partnership between Hiratagakuen and AHJ. Hiratagakuen signed the… Read more »

Source: Airbus Helicopters, 05-Jan-18

Shizuoka Air Commuter orders a second GrandNew

Shizuoka Air Commuter orders a second GrandNew

The helicopter division of Finmeccanica has reported that Shizuoka Air Commuter Corporation has ordered a GrandNew helicopter in air ambulance configuration for use in the Niigata Prefecture.  THe aircraft will fly as part of the national helicopter air ambulance programme “Doctor Heli” which covers all Japanese prefectures through a series of different operator. The company… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 02-Mar-16

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Shizuoka Air Commuter orders Grandnew EMS Toyama Prefecture

Shizuoka Air Commuter orders Grandnew EMS Toyama Prefecture

AgustaWestland and Kaigai Corporation of Japan announced today that Shizuoka Air Commuter has placed an order for a GrandNew light twin helicopter to perform emergency medical service missions for Toyama Prefecture. The aircraft is expected to enter service in summer 2015. This latest purchase is part of the Doctor Heli system programme which is intended… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 04-Mar-15

Kawasaki EC145 Medevac Delivered to Central Helicopter Service

Kawasaki EC145 Medevac Delivered to Central Helicopter Service

Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. announced today that it has delivered a BK117C-2 helicopter to Central Helicopter Service, Ltd. The new helicopter, the 29th C-2 model to be delivered by Kawasaki in Japan, will be used for emergency medical service. The Kawasaki BK117 helicopter was developed jointly by Kawasaki and European helicopter manufacturer Airbus Helicopters, formerly… Read more »

Source: Kawasaki, 10-Nov-14

GrandNew chosen for new Southern Hokkaido Doctor Heli base

GrandNew chosen for new Southern Hokkaido Doctor Heli base

AgustaWestland and Kaigai Corporation of Japan are pleased to announce that Kagoshima International Aviation has placed an order for a GrandNew light twin helicopter to perform emergency medical service missions for Hakodate City Hospital in Southern Hokkaido. The aircraft, which is expected to enter service in early 2015, will be based at the Hakodate Airport…. Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 13-Jun-14

Kawasaki wins orders for four EC145, including two for Doctor Heli

Kawasaki wins orders for four EC145, including two for Doctor Heli

[electronic translation] Kawasaki Heavy Industries, was awarded a total of four in a row of machine “type helicopter BK117C-2 expression Kawasaki” from Toho Co., Ltd. Aviation Aero Asahi Corporation and Central Helicopter Service. One aircraft used for business purposes, two aircraft Doctor Heli machine, four of a single doctor helicopter for Yamagata Prefecture, was awarded… Read more »

Source: Kawasaki, 19-Feb-13

AgustaWestland GrandNew and AW609 to feature at EMS conference

AgustaWestland GrandNew and AW609 to feature at EMS conference

AgustaWestland is taking the GrandNew it delivered to Doctor Heli earlier this year to an EMS event in Japan next week.  The 19th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for Aeromedical Services will feature demonstration flights of the aircraft. On Friday 9th November, there will also be a presentation under the title of “Doctor-Heli features… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 02-Nov-12

Naka Nihon to operate Japan’s first EC135P2e for Doctor Heli

Naka Nihon to operate Japan’s first EC135P2e for Doctor Heli

(elctronic translation from Japanese) Nakanihonkoku Inc., the machine operating 11 EC135 helicopters for the doctor, has been quick to provide a means of fast-moving medical institutions from the scene of the accident. Other, made ​​by Eurocopter helicopters operated 30 aircraft, news gathering, has been engaged in the mission, such as disaster prevention. President Mikio Kunimitsu… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 13-Jul-12

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Doctor Heli adds a GrandNew

Doctor Heli adds a GrandNew

Editor note – HeliHub.com broke the story of new AgustaWestland AW109SP for Doctor Heli back in August 2011  – see story AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, and Kaigai Aviotech Corporation are pleased to announce that Kagoshima International Aviation of Japan has taken delivery of a GrandNew light twin helicopter. This aircraft will be used to perform… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 10-Jan-12

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Nishi Nippon Airlines orders Kawasaki-built EC145

Nishi Nippon Airlines orders Kawasaki-built EC145

Kawasaki Heavy Industries announced that it has received an order for a BK117C-2 helicopter from Nishi Nippon Airlines Co., Ltd. The helicopter, to be used as medevacs in Oita prefectures, is slated for delivery starting in May 2012 . The Kawasaki BK117 helicopter was developed jointly by Kawasaki and European helicopter manufacturer, Eurocopter Deutschland (ECD),… Read more »

Source: Kawasaki, 16-Dec-11

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Doctor Heli loses helicopter(s) to nuclear contamination

Doctor Heli loses helicopter(s) to nuclear contamination

HeliHub.com has heard that one or more of the current Doctor Heli fleet have become contaminated by radioactive material as a result of flying too close to the Fukushima nuclear plant which had the devastating failure resulting from March’s tsunami.  After being passed as fit-to-fly by the authorities, Doctor Heli (or possibly one of their… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 02-Sep-11

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Doctor Heli expands fleet with AW109s

Doctor Heli expands fleet with AW109s

Japan’s Doctor Heli organisation currently flies a fleet of 15 Eurocopter EC135s and 5 MD Explorers on EMS work across Japan.  The EC135s are operated for them by Aero Hirata, and the Explorers by Aero Asahi. Doctor Heli is on the point of adding a third type – the AgustaWestland AW109.  There have at least… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 27-Aug-11

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US and Japanese responders make history

US and Japanese responders make history

OKINAWA, Japan – U.S. military and local and national Japanese emergency response services conducted a bilateral field training exercise, where for the first time Japanese emergency response helicopters performed patient transports to U.S. Naval Hospital Okinawa April 27. The exercise was part of an emergency preparedness exercise conducted between the U.S. military and Japanese emergency… Read more »

Source: US Navy, 09-May-11

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