Airbus Helicopters has delivered its 200th H145
helicopter to Norsk Luftambulanse (NOLAS).
The Air Rescue Operator will use the
helicopter for Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) in
The 200th H145 is the final H145 delivered to
NOLAS under its current order, bringing the operator’s Airbus
fleet to a total of eight H145s and seven H135s, all dedicated to
delivering HEMS from bases across Norway.
This fleet renewal will equip NOLAS to be
the only air ambulance operator worldwide to operate a 100%
Helionix-equipped mixed fleet of H135s and H145s, ahead of
commencing operations on 1 June as Norway’s national HEMS
The global H145 fleet has achieved more than
100,000 flight hours since entry into service in 2015, with
Babcock being the largest global H145 operator. Babcock has a
global fleet of 31 H145s in service, operating in HEMS and police
missions. G-SASS, an H145 operated by Babcock for Scottish
Ambulance Service, is the global H145 fleet leader with more than
2,500 flight hours.