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Old 21st Jun 2021, 19:20
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Morning All,

Some of you here are aware of the various posters we do. Well we are now in the process of doing a UK HEMS one. Here is the list I have of what I know is out there. Can anyone add program name and what aircraft types please so we can ensure we dont miss anyone out.

Cornwall Air Amb - MD902
Wiltshire Air Amb - Belll 429
Kent Surrey Sussex - AW169 (G-KSST)
Kent Surrey Sussex - AW169 (G-KSSC)
Dorset & Somerset Air Amb - EC135
Essex & Herts - MD902
Midlands Air Amb - EC135
London Air Amb - MD902


Thanks for any help.

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Old 21st Jun 2021, 19:28
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Morning All,

Some of you here are aware of the various posters we do. Well we are now in the process of doing a UK HEMS one. Here is the list I have of what I know is out there. Can anyone add program name and what aircraft types please so we can ensure we dont miss anyone out.

Cornwall Air Amb - MD902
Wiltshire Air Amb - Belll 429
Kent Surrey Sussex - AW169 (G-KSST)
Kent Surrey Sussex - AW169 (G-KSSC)
Dorset & Somerset Air Amb - EC135
Essex & Herts - MD902
Midlands Air Amb - EC135
London Air Amb - MD902


Thanks for any help.

Ned
Some updates:

Cornwall Air Amb - AW169 G-CRWL
Kent Surrey Sussex - AW169 G-KSST
Kent Surrey Sussex - AW169 G-KSSC
Kent Surrey Sussex - MD902 G-KSSA
Dorset and Somerset - AW169 G-DSAA
Essex & Herts - AW169 G-HHEM
Essex & Herts - MD902 G-EHEM
MAGPAS - AW169 G-MGPS
Lincs and Notts - AW169 G-LNAC
Children’s Air Ambulance - AW169 G-TCAA (not HEMS)
Children’s Air Ambulance - AW169 G-PICU (not HEMS)



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Originally Posted by KiwiNedNZ View Post
Morning All,

Some of you here are aware of the various posters we do. Well we are now in the process of doing a UK HEMS one. Here is the list I have of what I know is out there. Can anyone add program name and what aircraft types please so we can ensure we dont miss anyone out.

Cornwall Air Amb - MD902
Wiltshire Air Amb - Belll 429
Kent Surrey Sussex - AW169 (G-KSST)
Kent Surrey Sussex - AW169 (G-KSSC)
Dorset & Somerset Air Amb - EC135
Essex & Herts - MD902
Midlands Air Amb - EC135
London Air Amb - MD902


Thanks for any help.

Ned
Devon Air Ambulance 2 x EC135 and 145
Yorkshire AA 2 x EC145
Northwest AA 3 x EC135
Scottish AA 2 x EC145
Scottish Charity AA EC135
East Anglian AA 2 x EC145
Wales AA 3 x EC145
Great North AA 3 x AS365

Cornwall now AW169
Essex & Herts also AW169

Northern Ireland AA AW109?

There are a few more that I will get back to you on if no one else comes back with them.

FNW

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Old 21st Jun 2021, 20:14
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Northern Ireland - EC135 (G-NIHM and fully liveried on site spare, possibly G-NHEM?)

"Scottish Charity AA" should read Scotland's Charity Air Ambulance - 2 x EC135 (G-SCAA / G-EMAA)

Wales Air Ambulance, 3 x 145, 1 x EC135

Thames Valley - 135

Hampshire and Isle of Wight - 135
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Old 21st Jun 2021, 20:14
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Midlands Air Ambulance has 2 x 135’s and 1x 145
Welsh Air Ambulance 4 aircraft 145’s (and I think they may still have a 135)
Warwickshire and Northants A109
Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland A109
Great North Air Ambulance 2 x Dauphin
Oops, treading on FNW’s toes
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Old 21st Jun 2021, 20:34
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Okay this is what I now have on the Master List. Anyone missing that you can see. Also do you think we should include the SAR aircraft ? Thoughts everyone.

​​​​​​Cornwall – MD902

Cornwall Air Amb – AW169 (G-CRWL)



Wiltshire – Bell 429



Kent Surrey Sussex – AW169 (G-KSST)

Kent Surrey Sussex – AW169 (G-KSSC)

Kent Surrey Sussex – MD902 (G-KSSA)



Dorset & Somerset – AW169 (G-DSAA)



Essex & Herts – MD902 (G-EHEM)

Essex & Herts – AW169 (G-HHEM)



MAGPAS – AW169 (G-MGPS)



Lincs & Notts – AW169 (G-LNAC)



Midlands – EC135

Midlands – EC145



London Air Amb – MD902



Devon Air Amb – EC135

Devon Air Amb – EC145



Yorkshire Air Amb – EC145



Northwest Air Amb – EC135



Scottish Air Amb – EC145



Scotlands Charity Air Amb – EC135



East Anglian Air Amb – EC145



Childrens Air Amb – AW169 (G-TCAA)

Childrens Air Amb – AW169 (G-PICU)UK



Wales Air Amb – EC135

Wales Air Amb – EC145



Thames Valley – EC135



Hampshire and Isle of Wight – EC135



Warwickshire & Northants – AW109



Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland – AW109



Great North Air Amb – SA365
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Hampshire & Isle of Wight's aircraft is, appropriately, G-HIOW
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Old 21st Jun 2021, 23:12
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SCOTLAND

SAS Air Wing (GAMA Aviation)
Registration: G-GMAH
Serial no.: 20289 Aircraft type: MBB-BK 117 D-2
Registration: G-GSAS
Serial no.: 20290 Aircraft type: MBB-BK 117 D-2
Registration: G-ISAS
Serial no.: 20299 Aircraft type: MBB-BK 117 D-2

SAS (Charity fleet: SCAA)
Registration: G-SCAA
Serial no.: 0151 Aircraft type: EC135 T2+
Registration: G-EMAA (previously Midlands)
Serial no.: 0448 Aircraft type: EC135 T2+

Scottish Ambulance Service - Air Ambulance - Aircraft
https://www.gamaaviation.com/en-grp/...air-ambulance/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scotti...ulance_Service
https://www.scaa.org.uk/saving-time-...our-helicopter
https://www.scaa.org.uk/helimed79
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Thanks and we will put one aircraft type on per operator but if they have two in different schemes such as Kent Surrey Sussex where they have two AW169s in different schemes we will endeavour to put them both. Should an operator have two different types of aircraft in their fleet we will also endeavour to include one of each such as an EC135 and EC145 or MD902 and AW169.
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The Thames Valley Air Ambulance is, appropriately, G-TVAL:

G-TVAL - Private Airbus Helicopters EC135T3 at Off Airport - England | Photo ID 998395 | Airplane-Pictures.net
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You missed out Northern Ireland and Great Western and I have both Warwickshire & Northants & Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland coming under the TAAS (The Air Ambulance Service) umbrella.

Open to clarification, but my understanding as follows:

Cornwall AA - AW169 – (G-CRWL)

Devon AA - 2 x EC135-P2+ & 1 x EC145-T2 – (G-DAAN, G-DVAA & G-DAAS)

Dorset & Somerset AA - AW169 – (G-DSAA)

East Anglian AA - 2 x EC145-T2 – (G-RESU & G-HEMC)

Essex & Herts AA – 1 X MD902 & 1 x AW169 – (G-EHEM & G-HHEM)

Great North AA - 3 x AS365N2 (1 x Spare) & 1 x AS365N3+ - (G-NHAA, G-NHAB, G-NHAC & G-NHAD)

Great Western AA - EC135-T2+ - (G-GWAC)

Hants & Isle of White AA – EC135-T3 – (G-HIOW)

Kent, Surrey, & Sussex AA – 1 x MD902 (Spare) & 2 x AW169 – (G-KSSA, G-KSSC & G-KSST)

Lincs and Notts AA - AW169 – (G-LNAC)

London AA – 2 x MD902 (1 Spare) – (G-LNDN & G-EHMS)

MAGPAS AA - AW169 – (G-MGPS)

Midlands AA – 2 x EC135-T2/EC135-T2+ & 1 x EC145-T2 – (G-OMAA, G-HWAA & G-RMAA)

North West AA - 3 x EC135-T2 – (G-NWAA, G-NWAE, & G-NWEM)

Northern Ireland AA - 2 x EC135-T2 & EC135-T2+ - (G-NHEM & G-NIHM)

Scotland’s Charity AA – 2 x EC135-T2+ - (G-EMAA & G-SCAA)

Scottish AA - 2 x EC145-T2 – (G-ISAS & G-GSAS)

Thames Valley AA – EC135-T3 – (G-TVAL)

The Air Ambulance Service (TAAS) - 2 x AW109SP – (G-HEMZ & G-TAAS)

The Children’s Air Ambulance (TCAA – Not HEMS) – 2 x AW169 (G-PICU & G-TCAA)

Wales AA - 3 x EC145-T2 – (G-WENU, G-WOBR & G-WROL)

Wiltshire AA - Bell 429 – (G-WLTS)

Yorkshire AA - 2 x EC145-T2 – (G-YAAC & G-YOAA)
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Interesting question from someone so far away.

Overview - 22 HEMS Charities or Commissioning Ambulance Service.

Depending on whether you include reserve aircraft there are around 43 aircraft dedicated to HEMS/Air Ambulance.

I will include all aircraft types, not just Leonard or SAS aircraft.

Operators involved:-

1. Babcock
2. Specialist Aviation Services
3. Sloane
4. GAMA
5. Heli services International (HSI)

Those Air Ambulances with their own AOC:-

1. Devon Air Ambulance
2. London’s Air Ambulance
3. Yorkshire Air Ambulance

13 x H135
12 x H145
9 x AW169
4 x MD902
2 x AS365
2 x AW109
1 x Bell 429

Air Ambulance Northern Ireland - 1 x H135
Cornwall Air Ambulance Trust. - 1 x AW169, 1 x MD902
Devon Air Ambulance Trust - 1 x H145, 1 x H135
Dorset Air Ambulance. - 1 x AW169
East Anglian Air Ambulance - 2 x H145
Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Trust - 1 x AW169, 1 x MD902
Great North Air Ambulance - 2 x AS365
Great West Air Ambulance - 1 x H135
Hampshire & Isle of Wight Air Ambulance - 1 x H135
Kent Surrey Sussex Air Ambulance - 2 x AW169
Lincolnshire & Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance. - 1 x AW169
London’s Air Ambulance - 2 x MD902
Magpas - 1 x AW169
Midlands Air Ambulance Charity - 1 x H145, 2 x H135
North West Air Ambulance - 3 x H135
Scotlands Charity Air Ambulance. - 2 x H135
Scottish Ambulance Service. - 2 x H145
The Air Ambulance Service - 2 x AW109
The Children’s Air Ambulance - 2 x AW169 (Inter hospital transfers, not primary HEMS)
Thames Valley Air Ambulance. - 1 x H135
Welsh Air Ambulance Charitable Trust - 3 x H145, 1 x H135
Yorkshire Air Ambulance. - 2 x H145

Not a UK organisation, but there is an Irish Community Air Ambulance, which is a Sloane AW109.

I hope that helps.
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The Air Ambulance service now have 3 AW109s as of March this year, provided by Sloane.

G-WNAS at Coventry (Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance).
G-DRLA as East Midlands (Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Rutland Air Ambulance).
G-TAAS now the TAAS spare, which spends it's downtime mainly at Sywell.

Not UK but in the Republic of Ireland, we've also got
G-SHLS in Rathcool, County Cork, for the Irish Community Air Ambulance and as of last Friday
G-HEMZ also in Rathcool County Cork, for ICAA (with a very new and snazzy paint scheme).
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Torque Split - Not really. Those that know me know that as well as publishing HeliOps magazine we also regularly do various posters showcasing operators and segments of the industry - example here:

Poster Example

We are going to do a poster showing the aircraft and operators involved in the EMS world in the UK and would also include Ireland. There will be an illustration of each aircraft type from each operator included - obviously if an operator has two types such as Wales Air Amb where they have a EC135 and an EC145 then both will be included. If an operator has two of one type such as 2 x EC135s we will only be including an illustration of one of them, not both.

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Air_am...United_Kingdom

https://theairambulanceservice.org.uk/
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NutLoose - Many thanks for those links. Couple of questions for members:

Does Cornwall still operate the MD902 as well as the AW169.

Are Devon operating both EC135 and also EC145

Are Essex & Herts running both the MD902 and the AW169

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Originally Posted by KiwiNedNZ View Post
NutLoose - Many thanks for those links. Couple of questions for members:

Does Cornwall still operate the MD902 as well as the AW169.

Are Devon operating both EC135 and also EC145

Are Essex & Herts running both the MD902 and the AW169
Devon operate both 135 and 145. 135 at Eaglescott and 145 at Exeter.
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Originally Posted by KiwiNedNZ View Post
NutLoose - Many thanks for those links. Couple of questions for members:

Does Cornwall still operate the MD902 as well as the AW169.

Are Devon operating both EC135 and also EC145

Are Essex & Herts running both the MD902 and the AW169
Cornwall are now AW169 only.

Essex and Herts operate one AW169 and one MD902 both in the same red/yellow livery
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Are Kent Surrey Sussex still operating the MD902 or just the AW169s.

Is Dorset still operating the EC135 as well as the AW169

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No Dorset just on AW-169.

Also Wales have G-WASC at Dafen (making 3 H145 plus 1 EC135 for Wales)
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