MAS signs up Lincs & Notts for new MD Explorer
Specialist Aviation Services, September 18, 2009 - UK based operator Specialist Aviation Services is pleased to announce that Lincolnshire & Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance has signed up to a ten year air ambulance package which will see the introduction of another brand new MD Explorer to the SAS fleet next year
SAS subsidiary, Medical Aviation Services will provide a turnkey operation and support package under the new contract.
The MD Explorer was re-selected following an in-depth operational and clinical assessment by the Trust of a range of currently available helicopters types.
The new MD Explorer will replace their existing Explorer G-LNAA when the existing contract expires, so G-LNAA, which operates out of RAF Waddington and has been a regular visitor at Helitech over the last eight years, will be making its last appearance at the show this year.
About Specialist Aviation Services
The Specialist Aviation Services Group comprises Police Aviation Services Ltd and Medical Aviation Services Ltd. The Gloucestershire, UK based group specialises in the support of public service and other specialist operations - providing aircraft, pilotage, maintenance, modifications and training around the world. Amongst a fleet of over 30 different aircraft types, it operates and maintains 20 Explorers in the UK including 9 air ambulances and 7 police helicopters.
SAS is Gold Sponsor at Helitech 2009 and exhibiting on Stand 2201.
McDonnell Douglas MD902 Explorer G-LNAA ( UK Air Ambulances )