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united kingdom Bristow

2014 to present

  • Bristow AW189
  • Bristow AW189

On November 2011 has signed a contract for six AW189 helicopters to be used to perform offshore transport missions.

On March 2013, Bristow proposal of S-92 and AW189 wins the UK SAR contract. Further 11 AW189 will be use in this role.

On July 21, 2014 runs their first commercial North Sea operation with the AW189

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Prestwick Starts Operations with AW189, 04-Jul-17 : HM Coastguard search and rescue (SAR) helicopter base in Prestwick, operated by Bristow, started flying the new Leonardo AW189 on Saturday July 1st, 2017

Coastguard Prestwick Received AW189, 02-May-17 : The first of two AW189 helicopters operated by Bristow for the Coastguard is set to arrive soon at Prestwick airport in Scotland to start operations next July in replacement of the S-92

Bristow Announces North Sea Apache Contract, 18-Apr-17 : Starting September 2017 and for 5 years, Bristow S-92 and AW189 helicopters to support Apache North Sea Limited in United Kingdom Continental Shelf (UKCS) Beryl and Forties fields

AW189 Enters HM Coastguard Service, 31-Mar-17 : HM Coastguard helicopter base in Lee-On-Solent has started flying the AW189 helicopter for SAR operations. Operated by Bristow, bases Prestwick, St Athan, Lydd and Inverness will follow

Bristow Celebrating Cygnus First Gas, 06-Feb-17 : Bristow AW189 serving ENGIE E&P UK’s in the Cygnus Field in the Southern North Sea since 2014. Since then they transported 21,967 passengers on 3,927 flights

Coast Guard Solent District Received AW189, 03-Jan-17 : HM Coastguard first of two new AW189 helicopters for the Lee-on-Solent base. Will replace the current AW139 from April 2017

Rockwell Collins Flight Decks for UK SAR Helicopters, 03-Mar-15 : Heli-Expo 2015 Rockwell Collins’ flight decks are featured on the new fleet of specially commissioned SAR aircraft, including 11 Sikorsky S-92s and 11 AgustaWestland AW189 helicopters.

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    92001 2014     G-CJNV: Bristow from Nov16, new white livery; 03jan17 pictured (pi+
AgustaWestland UK G-MCGN: AgustaWestland Dec14-Apr15

Her Majesty’s Coastguard G-MCGN: HM Coast Guard Apr15-Nov16, op by Bristow; 28apr15 pict+
    89001 2014     G-MCGM: Bristow Helicopters from 19jan15
AgustaWestland UK G-MCGM: AgustaWestland UK Nov14-Jan15, test serial I-EASN

Her Majesty’s Coastguard G-MCGM: HM Coastguard, op by Bristow; 17feb15 pictured (top) at+

16apr15 low level flight thru Snowdonia

12mar15 pictured (bot) at Norwich
    92001 2014     G-MCGN: Bristow Helicopters Apr15-Nov16, for Coast Guard
AgustaWestland UK G-MCGN: AgustaWestland Dec14-Apr15

Her Majesty’s Coastguard G-MCGN: HM Coast Guard Apr15-Nov16, op by Bristow; 28apr15 pict+
    92002 2014     G-MCGO: Bristow for Coastguard
AgustaWestland UK G-MCGO: AgustaWestland from Mar15

Her Majesty’s Coastguard G-MCGO: HM CoastGuard from Jan17 at Solent District

05jul17 15:38 at 400' above river Itchen, Southampton

13aug17 16:30 used in 2 rescues within 2 hours at Durdl+
    92003 2014     G-MCGP: Bristow d/d 04jun15 at Norwich
AgustaWestland UK G-MCGP: AgustaWestland from Mar15

Her Majesty’s Coastguard G-MCGP: 11feb16 atMOD St Athan, South Wales

17jul17 22:30hs landed Homefield park Worthing, West Su+

05oct17 17:10hs flew South over Guisborough
    92004 2014     G-MCGR: Bristow from Dec16, for Coastguard
AgustaWestland UK G-MCGR: AgustaWestland Mar15-Dec16

Her Majesty’s Coastguard G-MCGR: HM Coastguard; 11jul16 pictured (pic1) on display at FI+

HM CoastGuard from May17 at Prestwick

12jul17 asg Prestwick pictured (pic2) in first rescue m+
    92005 2014     G-MCGS: Bristow from Sep16, for Coastguard
AgustaWestland UK G-MCGS: AgustaWestland Mar15-Sep16

Her Majesty’s Coastguard G-MCGS: HM CoastGuard from Jan17 at Solent District
    92006 2014     G-MCGT: Bristow from Feb17, for Coastguard
AgustaWestland UK G-MCGT: AgustaWestland Mar15-Feb17

Her Majesty’s Coastguard G-MCGT: HM CoastGuard from May17 at Prestwick

09may17 pictured at Fort William, Scotland
    49007 2013     G-OENA: Bristow from 22may14
AgustaWestland Italy I-RAID: AgustaWestland f/f 10oct13, first production aircraft (+
    49008 2013     G-OENB: Bristow from 17apr14
AgustaWestland Italy I-RAIP: AgustaWestland Italy Feb13
    89002 2017     G-OENC: Bristow from Aug17
AgustaWestland Italy I-RAIU: AgustaWestland
    49005 2013     I-PTFF: Jul13 AgustaWestland pre-production aircraft used for tours +
AgustaWestland Italy I-PTFF: AgustaWestland P5 prototype 2013

AgustaWestland UK I-PTFF: 24sep13 pictured (pic1) in Bristow colours at London He+

04oct13 pictured (pic2) at Aberdeen, Scotland

AgustaWestland UK I-AWTG: AgustaWestland UK 2014, based at Yeovil still in Bristo+

AgustaWestland UK I-PTFF: 30sep14 in HM Coast Guard Rescue livery at Yeovil

Her Majesty’s Coastguard I-PTFF: 07oct14 unveiled by Bristow and AgustaWestland in HM co+

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