23-Oct-2018 Source: Aviation Nepal
The newly manufactured H125 (formerly known as AS350 B3e) Helicopter for Simrik Air fleet has departed yesterday’s Morning from Airbus Facility, Singapore to join its first and new base at Kathmandu.
Officials from Simrik Air notified that the aircraft had left from its Airbus Helicopter Southeast Asia, Singapore yesterday 12th of October and is expected to Land in 15th of October in Nepal via transiting in Subang of Malaysia, Hatyai of Thailand, Suratthani of Thailand, and Yangon in Myanmar, Chittagong and Dhaka in Bangladesh following Biratnagar in Eastern Nepal.
The crew members for the flight are Captain Bivek Khadka and Captain Hare Ram Thapa along with Er. Prachanda Malla for the technical team.
The aircraft with Nepalese registration ‘9N-AKD’ had arrived Suratthani in Thailand on the first day of ferry flight. The aircraft has already got the trademark livery of Simrik Air. The rotor aircraft is the new version AS 350 B3e and has full glass integrated cockpit.
Established in 2001, Simrik Air is a leading helicopter company in the country with the superior track record in high altitude rescue services, recreational tours, and adventure tourism. “With additional brand H125 helicopter now in service, Simrik Air will be one of the foremost and responsible helicopter companies in Nepal to provide the best and secure service in all sectors.”
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