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    As of July 2016, over 40 BK117-850D2 helicopters were upgraded in various countries around the world


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    New HEC Dual Hook for Bk117 Helicopter, 02-Oct-22 : #HEC Airwork (NZ) Ltd new multi-purpose dual hook for the BK117 helicopter has been approved by Civil Aviation Authority of New Zealand (CAANZ)

    300K Flight Hours for Airwork’s LTS101 Customers, 11-Jun-18 : #services Airwork NZ’ customers across five continents have flown collectively over 300,000 flight hours with their Honeywell LTS101 (600, 650, 700, 750 and 850 series) engines on AS350/355 and BK117

    Airwork to Upgrade STARS BK117 Fleet, 18-Jan-17 : Airwork NZ will upgrade 3 of 8 Alberta’s STARS (Shock Trauma Air Rescue Service) BK117-B2 to the BK117-850D2 type installing Honeywell LTS101-850B-2 engines

    Three New Bk117-850D2 Upgrades, 10-Nov-16 : Airwork (NZ) has delivered in the last months three more upgrades on the Bk117B2 helicopter to the Bk117‐850D2 type powered with the LTS101‐850B‐2 engine

    ADAC Upgrades 2 Aircraft to BK117-850D2, 19-Jul-16 : German emergency medical helicopter service ADAC Luftrettung upgraded 2 of its BK117-B2 aircraft with the enhanced LTS101-850B-2 engines. First European operator of the type.

    Indonesia STC for Airwork BK117-850D2, 14-Jun-15 : Airwork announce that with colaboration of PT Sayap Garuda Indah Heli SGI, the BK117-850D2 has gained STC certification with the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) for Indonesia

    EASA approves BK117-850D2 STC, 16-Mar-12 : The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has approved a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the BK117-850D2 engine upgrade.





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    C/NModBuiltID     In this OrgIn other Org

    7105 bk117a3 1986 BK117-850D2 noted as 850D2 type by Jul13
    German Local Police D-HMUF: Polizei Bayern Feb87-May97, test serial D-HBPZ

    Eurocopter Germany D-HMUF: Eurocopter Germany Mar98, conv to A-4

    German air rescue D-HMUF: DRF Luftrettung Jul99-Dec12, conv to B2 type

    Great Slave Helicopters C-GGSA: Great Slave Helicopters from Jan13
    7005 bk117a1 1982     ZK-HCX: BK117-850D2 Airwork NZ May18-Apr19
    MBB D-HBKG: MBB BK117A-1 type toward D-HDAC

    ADAC Air Rescue D-HDAC: ADAC, conv to A-1,A-3,A-4 and B-2 types

    noted on the old ground level pad.

    BK-117B-2 type from 1994/1995

    Christoph 6

    Christoph 77

    Christoph1

    noted at Wipperfuerth St Josef on the old pad

    Christoph 22

    noted as Christoph 62 at UM Frankfurt ground level pad

    Christoph 62

    New Zealand Rescue Helicopters ZK-HCX: Search And Rescue Services Ltd at Taupo from Apr19; Gre+

    pictured in rescue mission to Mt Ruapehu
    7219 bk117b1 1990     ZK-HDR: BK117-850D2 Airwork (NZ) Ltd Jul/Oct 2019; conv to Z BK117-850D2 ?
    MBB Helicopter Corp N7161Y: MBB, test serial D-HFDJ

    - N213AE: PNC Bank Na Trustee Aug08; New Zealand ntu

    - CP-2909: Bolivia, to ZK-HDR

    TVPX N117WC: TVPX Aircraft Solutions Inc Trustee at North Salt Lake,+
    7224 bk117b1 1991     ZK-HEP: BK117-850D2 Airwork Sep/Oct 2018
    ADAC Air Rescue D-HLTB: type:B-2 Christoph1 homebase

    noted at Traunstein.

    noted at the old Rosenheim ground level pad.

    noted as Christoph 1 at Bogenhausen

    noted at Wolfratshausen.

    noted at Dachau, on the ground level pad.

    noted at Klinikum Landsberg

    - EC-MMR: Spain Dec16-2018

    New Zealand Rescue Helicopters ZK-HEP: Search And Rescue Services Ltd from Nov18

    Leased by Taranaki Rescue, pictured
    1022 bk117a-4     ZK-HHV: BK117-850D2 Airwork NZ, conv to 850D2 type; to 5Y-EXH
    - JA9922: Japan, to ZK-HHV

    HeliLink ZK-HHV: HeliLink NZ, B2 type

    - 5Y-EXH: Kenia, to P2-HBM

    Heli Niugini Ltd P2-HBM: Heli Niugini Papua New Guinea, ex 5Y-EXH
    1089 bk117b-1 1994     ZK-HKZ: BK117-850D2 Airwork NZ 2008, conv to 850D2 type, pictured (pic1)
    - JA6672: Kawasaki, to HL9210

    - HL9210: South Korea, Apr94 - 2008

    New Zealand Rescue Helicopters ZK-HKZ: ARHT from May08; note the prefix ZK is not worn on the +
    7017 bk117a1 1984     ZK-HNP: BK117-850D2 Airwork NZ from Mar15, conv to 850D2
    - N317RM: USA, test serial D-HBKS

    - N951AM: to N365CH

    - N365CH: to N627AM

    State of Colorado N627AM: Rocky Mountain Holdings Llc at Englewood, CO Jun99-Dec+
    7095 bk117a3 1985     ZK-HQD: BK117-850D2 Airwork NZ at Papakura Aug12-Jul13, conv to 850D2
    ERA Helicopters N116MB: ERA Med 2007-2012

    State of Maine N116MB: owned by ERAMed was a backup helicopter for Lifeflight +

    - ZS-RCP: Aeronautic Solutions, South Africa by 2016; 2019 still
    7102 bk117a3 1986     ZK-HQJ: BK117-850D2 Airwork NZ Sep12-Jul14, conv to BK117-850D2
    ERA Helicopters N526MB: ERA Med, canc May12

    Great Slave Helicopters C-GBKD: Great Slave Helicopters from Jul14

    Jun20-Dec21 for sale Eurocopter BK-117 1986 - Price: $1+

    Dec21-Feb22 for sale Eurocopter BK-117 1986 - Price: $9+
    1031 bk117b-1     ZK-HUP: BK117-850D2 Airwork NZ Sep98-Jul99 , conv to 850D2; ZK-HZG ntu
    - JA9942: Keiai Apr89-Mar97; Hokuriku Central Airlines Mar97-Jul9+

    Helicopters Otago ZK-HUP: Helicopters Otago Ltd from Mar01

    rescued crew of ZK-IMX

    Landed survivors from Southern Lakes Helicopters crash+
    7213 bk117b1 1990     ZK-IIR: BK117-850D2 Airwork (NZ) Ltd Jan/Apr 2014, conv BK117-850D2
    - D-HFDD: to VH-BKZ

    Australia Air Ambulances VH-BKZ: Australia, first reg Jan96

    Ambulance NSW; Telstra Child Flight Child flight, West+

    - VH-BKZ: Skyplan Australia Pty from May13

    now at Ardmore, Auckland, New Zealand. Imported from A+

    Great Slave Helicopters C-GBKP: Great Slave Helicopters from Apr14

    at Valdez, Alaska

    Jun20-Dec21 for sale Eurocopter BK-117 1990 - Price: $1+

    Dec21-Feb22 for sale Eurocopter BK-117 1990 - Price: $1+
    7179 bk117b1 1988     ZK-INI: BK117-850D2 Airwork NZ from Dec12, conv to 850D2
    State of Pennsylvania N5405G: USA, test serial D-HBHV; conv to B2 type

    STAT MedEvac from Jun87

    State of Maryland N5405G: Johns Hopkins Lifeline, op by STAT MedEvac, noted 2002-+

    - N5405G: Maxus Leasing Group at Cleveland, OH Jul05-Jan12

    CJ Systems Aviation at Englewood, CO Feb12-Jun14

    Rotor-Lift Aviation VH-BKR: Heli Holding Ltd at Auckland, NZ from Nov16, op by Roto+
    7061 bk117a3     ZK-IVB: BK117-850D2 Airwork NZ Aug14-, conv to 850D2
    MBB Helicopter Corp N950MB: MBB, test serial D-HBNI

    - N117CH: to N312LS

    - N312LS: to N504LH

    State of Indiana N504LH: Lutheran Air, noted Jun07

    Omniflight N143AM: Omniflight Helicopters Feb08-Apr14

    GCH Aviation Ltd ZK-IVB: Garden City Helicopters at Christchurch airport Mar18-+

    pictured offering scenic rides around Wellington Harbo+

    Helisur OB-2225P: Helicopteros del Sur from Mar22, 850D2 type

    pictured (pic2) First BK117-850D2 for Helisur Perú in +
        No longer with this org.