DRF Luftrettung, an air rescue organization based in Filderstadt, Germany, has received the first completed EC145 T2 from Airbus Helicopters. The new EC145 T2 will be based out of the operator’s Munich air rescue station and will be used for rescue missions. Currently, the DRF fleet consists of Airbus Helicopters EC135 and EC145, MBB/Kawasaki BK117, and Bell 412 helicopters along with two fixed-wing aircraft.
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This airframe, designed for search and rescue missions, corporate transport, and offshore duties, received EASA certification this past spring. Since certification, more than 100 orders for the airframe have been placed.
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