9-Dec-2016 Source: HeliHub.com
Wiking Helikopter has just received their first H145 Airbus helicopter, one of two. The two helicopters are the first ones ordered in offshore configuration. The second H145 will be delivered in October 2017, reports Eban Magazine.
The new helicopters will be used for recuse missions in the North Sea area, transporting harbour pilots and technicians to offshore wind farms. The H145 can carry up to 200kg, has an egress lighting system for underwater emergencies, an emergency flotation system as well as a floating locator transmitter.