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May
25
2021

Airbus performs first five-bladed H145 retrofit of DRF Luftrettung helicopter

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Donauwörth, 25 May 2021 – Airbus Helicopters, in cooperation with DRF Luftrettung, has performed the first retrofit of a four-bladed H145 into the new five-bladed version. The helicopter, an H145 of the German HEMS operator, was first delivered in 2018 and will be deployed at DRF’s base in Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany.

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Jan
04
2021

As the first air rescue organisation in the European Union: DRF Luftrettung will soon deploy first five-bladed helicopter

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It is a milestone in the history of air rescue in German-speaking countries and also EU-wide: DRF Luftrettung is expanding its fleet with Airbus H145 helicopters which have five main rotor blades. Today, the technicians at DRF Luftrettung start equipping the first of five of these helicopters to be delivered this year, for deployment at one of the air rescue bases. The technical work in the DRF Luftrettung aircraft maintenance hangar at the Karlsruhe / Baden- Baden Airport (FKB) will take approximately one month, followed by test flights and training of the crew, before the aircraft is expected to start its mission of saving lives in April. "With these developments, we consistently pursue our central aim: to save people’s lives tomorrow, who we cannot yet help today," said a delighted Dr. Krystian Pracz, CEO of DRF Luftrettung.

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