New GrandNew HEMS for Southern Hokkaido

Kagoshima International Aviation orders an AgustaWestland GrandNew helicopter for a new Southern Hokkaido Doctor Heli base.
AgustaWestland GrandNew

AgustaWestland GrandNew.

AgustaWestland and Kaigai Corporation of Japan announced that Kagoshima International Aviation has ordered a GrandNew helicopter for emergency medical service at the Hakodate City Hospital in Southern Hokkaido.

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The aircraft is expected to enter service in early 2015 and will be based at the Hakodate Airport.

Kagoshima International Aviation already has a GrandNew in EMS configuration in service in the Kagoshima Prefecture.

Terry Spruce

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