- The Austrian automobile club received its first H135, which is the 30th rotorcraft in the operator’s pure 135-fleet.
The Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) operator ÖAMTC (Österreichischer Automobil-, Motorrad- und Touring Club), the Austrian Automobile, Motorcycle and Touring Club, received its first H135 for Alpine rescue missions.
The fully equipped rotorcraft, which is also able to perform IFR (Instrument Flight Rules) approaches for optimized safety standards, even in poor visibility, will be integrated into the ÖAMTC’s air rescue service fleet, the Christophorus Flugrettungsverein (Christophorus Air Rescue Club). This air rescue fleet consists exclusively of helicopters from the H135 product family and the latest addition marks the operator’s 30th helicopter. The aircraft will be used for rescue missions in the high-altitude environment of the Austrian Alps, on the countryside and in urban regions.