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DRF Luftrettung Celebrates 25 years of Parts By the Hour, 30-Apr-18 : German Air Ambulance DRF Luftrettung observed a quarter-century of support by Airbus, primarily by a Parts By the Hour (PBH) contract to ensure the short-term supply of spare parts

Night Emergency Medical Service by DRF, 10-Apr-18 : With more than 2.300 night missions in 2017, the DRF Luftrettung provides the broadest of experience in HEMS night operations throughout Europe

19,558 Missions in 6 Months for German Air Rescue, 28-Jul-17 : German rescue DRF Luftrettung was called 19,558 times in first half of 2017 at 31 bases in Germany and Austria

DRF Luftrettung Completed 38,023 missions in 2016, 26-Jan-17 : Germany’s ambulance service DRF Luftrettung completed 38,023 missions in an average 100 air rescue missions every day operating in both Germany and Austria

19,248 Missions in 6 Months for German Air-Rescue, 28-Jul-16 : From January to June 2016 DRF Luftrettung was called 19,248 times to rescue missions. On average the red and white helicopters took off to 100 missions every day.

DRF Host European HEMS EHAC Conference, 22-Jun-16 : More than 50 experts from Europe discussed the situation and development of air rescue June 15-16 at DRF Luftrettung operation center in Baden-Baden, Germany

DRF Luftrettung Selects Bucher HEMS Kits, 09-Jun-16 : German DRF Luftrettung selected Bucher AC67 HEMS (Helicopter Emergency Medical Service) kits to equip the new H135/EC135T3 and H145/EC145T2 helicopters.

DRF Luftrettung Leases 2 H135P2 from Waypoint, 03-Mar-16 : Heli-Expo 2016 Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) announced agreement with DRF Luftrettung for the purchase and leaseback of two Airbus H135P2 / EC135P2+ helicopters. Marks Waypoint’s entry into German EMS Market

Turbomeca Arrius 2B2Plus For New DRF Luftrettung H135, 01-Mar-16 : Heli-Expo 2016 DRF Luftrettung has selected Turbomeca s (Safran) Arrius 2B2Plus engine to power its three new Airbus Helicopters H135

19,525 Missions in 6 Months for German Air-Rescue, 30-Jul-15 : In the first half of 2015, DRF Luftrettung, the German Air Rescue Service, flew a total of 19,525 missions from 30 HEMS bases in Germany and Austria

Turbomeca to Support DRF Luftrettung EC145T2, 05-Mar-15 : Heli-Expo 2015 Turbomeca and DRF Luftrettung sign a 10-year Support By the Hour (SBH) contract for their 40 Arriel 2E engines which powered they HEMS (Helicopter Emergency Medical Service) EC145T2 fleet

37,811 Missions for German DRF Air-Rescue, 02-Feb-15 : DRF Luftrettung, German Air Rescue, flew a total of 37,811 missions in 2014 from its 30 HEMS bases in Germany and Austria, including worldwide repatriations with its ambulance aircrafts.

EC145T2 Handover To DRF Luftrettung, 31-Jul-14 : Donauwörth, Germany – The handover of the first EC145 T2 to DRF Luftrettung marks yet another milestone for Airbus Helicopters in the successful program for the BK117/EC145 family.

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