Norsk Luftambulanse signs contract for AW169

Norsk Luftambulanse (NLA AS) in Norway has signed a contract for one AgustaWestland AW169 helicopter for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) in Norway.

The contract was signed at the Helitech 2014 exhibition being held in Amsterdam this week.

Capable of both primary and secondary EMS missions, the AW169 can accommodate one or two stretchers. This latest contract for the AW169 continues the success of the aircraft in the EMS market following orders for the type in the UK and Middle East.

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The AW169 helicopter is part of AgustaWestland’s family of new generation helicopters that also includes the AW139 and AW189.

Norsk Luftambulanse AS (NLA AS) is a Norwegian air ambulance helicopter service operating eight of the country’s eleven air ambulance helicopter bases. From earlier this month, it also started delivering air ambulance services in Denmark from three new bases.

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: or follow him on twitter @Terry_Spruce

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