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Air Ambulance launches new helicopter fleet

Air Ambulance launches new helicopter fleet

12-Mar-2021Source: The Air Ambulance Service

The critical, lifesaving work of The Air Ambulance Service (TAAS) will be enhanced through the launch of two new, state-of-the-art helicopters that will enable the charity to continue its important work in supporting the NHS frontline across the Midlands. The launch represents a substantial investment of more than £30million by the charity over the next... Read more

Scotlands Charity Air Ambulance charity asks former patients to share their stories

Scotlands Charity Air Ambulance charity asks former patients to share their stories

7-Sep-2020Source: Scotland's Charity Air Ambulance

On average, a charity-funded air ambulance takes to the skies somewhere in the UK every 10 minutes – flying potentially life-saving care to the scene of serious illness or injury. This week the spotlight shines on the UK’s 39 helicopter air ambulances, operated by 21 separate charities, as they mark the nationwide Air Ambulance Week... Read more

Safran signs support contract with Aero Asahi

Safran signs support contract with Aero Asahi

8-Mar-2019Source: Safran Helicopter Engines

Safran Helicopter Engines has signed a Support-By-Hour (SBH®) contract with Aero Asahi Corporation, covering engines powering the operator’s BK117C2, H125, S-76C+ and AS 365 N3 fleets. This 5-year contract supports a total of 55 Arriel 1 and 2 engines. This agreement is the second 5-year SBH® extension contract signed with this Japanese operator, one of... Read more

Leonardo announces delivery of 2 AW119Kx

Leonardo announces delivery of 2 AW119Kx

4-Mar-2018Source: Leonardo

Leonardo announced today the delivery of two AW119Kx single engine helicopters to Akagera Aviation of Rwanda. The aircraft feature a customized convertible configuration for passenger transport or emergency medical service (EMS) depending on mission requirements. The two AW119Kx add to an AW109 GrandNew and an AW139 already operated by Akagera Aviation for transport and EMS... Read more

Frasca International Sells Airbus H125 Helicopter Flight Simulator

Frasca International Sells Airbus H125 Helicopter Flight Simulator

27-Apr-2017Source: Frasca

Frasca International has sold a Level 5 Flight Training Device (FTD) for the Airbus H125 AStar (350B3) single-engine helicopter to Aero Asahi Corporation (AAC), Japan’s leading civil helicopter company. The new Frasca Level 5 FTD will be used by Aero Asahi for H125 pilot training as well as to provide operational training for offshore, emergency... Read more

Frasca Sells H125 Flight Simulator to Aero Asahi

Frasca Sells H125 Flight Simulator to Aero Asahi

24-Apr-2017Source: Frasca International

Frasca International has sold a Level 5 Flight Training Device (FTD) for the Airbus H125 AStar (350B3) single-engine helicopter to Aero Asahi Corporation (AAC), Japan’s leading civil helicopter company. The new Frasca Level 5 FTD will be used by Aero Asahi for H125 pilot training as well as to provide operational training for offshore, emergency... Read more

Japanese Super Pumas drop two loads in a week

Japanese Super Pumas drop two loads in a week

14-Oct-2015Source: HeliHub.com

HeliHub.com maintains a detailed record of accidents and incidents, and trust that by making this information easily available. In a coincidence, two different Japanese operators managed to drop underslung loads from Super Puma helicopters within a week of each other.  Neither incident resulted in any injuries to persons, or damage to aircraft Here are the... Read more

02-Oct-15 JA9678 Airbus AS332L1 Itoigawa, Japan

02-Oct-15 JA9678 Airbus AS332L1 Itoigawa, Japan

2-Oct-2015

Took off from a temporary helipad about 11:00 Japan Standard Time to carry liquid concrete in the externally slung bucket with a cargo hook. After unloaded the liquid concrete, the pilot mistakenly operated the cargo hook release switch and the empty bucket, the weight of which was about 210 kg, was dropped unintentionally at an... Read more

Aero Asahi and Chiba Hokusoh Hospital mark 10,000th MD Explorer EMS mission

Aero Asahi and Chiba Hokusoh Hospital mark 10,000th MD Explorer EMS mission

15-Jul-2015Source: MD Helicopters

MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) and authorized MDHI Sales Agent AeroPartners, Inc. join in congratulating Aero-Asahi corporation (AAC), the largest helicopter operator in Japan, and Chiba Hokusoh Hospitalfor the achievement of 10,000 EMS missions flown exclusively by the MD 902. Aero-Asahi is an authorized MDHI Service Center and operates nine (9) MD 900/902 Explorers, with six (6)... Read more

Aero Asahi Super Puma Gets Swift On-Site Retrofit From Heli-One

Aero Asahi Super Puma Gets Swift On-Site Retrofit From Heli-One

3-Mar-2015Source: Heli-One

Japan’s national leader in aircraft charter has quickly given new life to its largest-capacity helicopter with upgrades performed promptly, safely and on site by Heli-One. Heli-One is a segment of CHC Helicopter, the operating company of CHC Group (NYSE:HELI). Aero Asahi Corporation (AAC) chose Heli-One, the world’s largest independent provider of helicopter maintenance, repair and... Read more

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

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

19-Feb-2013Source: Kawasaki

[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

Japan – Kawasaki delivers EC145 to Aero Asahi

Japan – Kawasaki delivers EC145 to Aero Asahi

7-May-2012Source: Kawasaki

(electronic translation) 7 May 2012 – Kawasaki Heavy Industries has delivered a state-of-the-art “type helicopter BK117C-2 expression Kawasaki” Aero Asahi Co., Ltd. for. This matter, as the helicopter type “C-2” is the first delivery of 23 domestic machine will be operated as a doctor for emergency helicopters. “BK117 helicopter formula Kawasaki” is a helicopter company helicopter... Read more

26-Sep-10 JA9635 Eurocopter AS332L Yaku-shima Island, Japan (2F)

26-Sep-10 JA9635 Eurocopter AS332L Yaku-shima Island, Japan (2F)

26-Sep-2010

Controlled impact into terrain, foggy conditions reported... Read more

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