germany Northern HeliCopter GmbH


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Northern HeliCopter GmbH

Established 2008 to took over the ambulance helicopter service from the East Frisian islands to the mainland, NHC is a joint venture of SSC Wind, Ostfriesische Flug-Dienst GmbH (OFD) and Heli Aviation. Headquartered in Emden Airport.
In 2011, NHC was the first private air rescue company to carry out offshore rescue flights for the wind farms in the German Bight
As of 2018, the NHC fleet consists of AS365/EC155 helicopters: Two for crew changes and transport flights, one for ambulance flights in the East Frisian Islands region and two for offshore rescue or medical missions
In 2019 was acquired by DRF Luftrettung

  News about Northern HeliCopter GmbH

Helicopters in German Flood Relief Efforts

Helicopters in German Flood Relief Efforts

22-Nov-21 - Airbus NH90, H135, H145 and H155 helicopter provided emergency assistance during recent floods in the German regions of North Rhine Westphalia and Rhineland Palatinate. #flooding
DRF Air Ambulance 2020 Balance

DRF Air Ambulance 2020 Balance

18-Jan-21 - DRF Air Ambulance, which operates from 35 air stations in Germany, Austria and Liechtenstein, completed 39,971 missions in 2020 including special implemented measures due to the COVID-19 pandemic #year2020
DRF Luftrettung Acquired NHC

DRF Luftrettung Acquired NHC

15-Apr-19 - The German Air Rescue foundation, DRF Luftrettung, is the new 100% shareholder of the offshore North and Baltic seas helicopter operator Northern HeliCopter GmbH (NHC) #windfarms
Petrofac Contract for BorWin3 Platform to NHC

Petrofac Contract for BorWin3 Platform to NHC

19-Nov-18 - German Northern HeliCopter GmbH (NHC) from Emden awarded contract by Petrofac for transport flights/crew changes to the BorWin3 Gamma platform in the North Sea #offshore
NHC Adds Second EC155 to Fleet

NHC Adds Second EC155 to Fleet

25-May-18 - German Northern HeliCopter GmbH (NHC) added another EC155B1 helicopter to be use for crew changes and transport flights to offshore installations or ships in the North Sea #offshore

  Units within this Organisation

Northern Rescue 01NHC 012014
Northern Rescue 02NHC 022018
Northern Ambulance 06NHC 062022

  Bases and Locations

Base Unit
Guettin RuegenNHC 02
NorddeichNHC 06
St Peter Ording AirportNHC 01

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