Kagoshima International Aviation takes GrandNew

AgustaWestland GrandNewAgustaWestland and Kaigai Aviotech Corporation are pleased to announce that Kagoshima International Aviation of Japan has taken delivery of a GrandNew
helicopter.

This aircraft will be used as an EMS helicopter in the Kagoshima Prefecture,
southern Japan.

A ceremony was held in Kagoshima
recently, in presence of the Governor of Kagoshima Prefecture and the Mayor of
Kagoshima City, to celebrate the entry into service of the aircraft. This
purchase is part of the Doctor Heli system programme which is intended to
provide modern airborne EMS coverage to all prefectures in Japan.

This handover marks the entrance of the first
EMS-configured GrandNew helicopter in the Japanese market.

Terry Spruce

Terry is Senior News Editor and writes for both Corporate Jet Investor and Helicopter Investor. He is also responsible for our helicopter guides. Terry has been an aviation enthusiast since the early 1970s. He is a lapsed Private Pilot and ex-Piper Cherokee owner. He has flown a number of light aircraft and is comfortable sitting in the co-pilot's seat or the back of any aircraft. Before moving to journalism he was a banker for 20 years. You can contact him at: terry@corporatejetinvestor.com or follow him on twitter @Terry_Spruce

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