New Air Ambulance for Wiltshire

wiltshire-air-ambulance-logoWiltshire Air Ambulance Charitable Trust (WAACT) has signed a 10 year contract in Swindon with Heli Charter Ltd for a new helicopter, which will come into service at the end of the year when the lease on the current 12 year old aircra% expires.
The charity’s Trustees selected a Bell 429, which is the world’s newest and most advanced light twin-engine helicopter in service, equipped with the latest in-flight technology. Prior to delivery, the aircraft will be fitted out with the most recent Aerolite equipment to meet
the highest helicopter emergency medical service (HEMS)
specificaon.
The Wiltshire helicopter will be the first Bell 429 to operate as an air ambulance in the UK. It has a top speed of 150 knots and a range of 400 miles making rapid response to any incident within the county achievable within minutes.
For more information about Wiltshire Air Ambulance, go to
www.wiltshireairambulance.co.uk

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