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New Zealand Flying Doctor Service

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For 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, the New Zealand Flying Doctor Service provides critical-care patient transfer services between specialist metropolitan hospital facilities and outlying areas, accompanied by skilled medical practitioners in the aircraft alongside patients.

From critical care burns victims, spinal injury patients, neonatal transfers, or accident trauma victims to routine elective surgery transfers, organ delivery, blood or equipment supply, the New Zealand Flying Doctor Service offers a fast, efficient and effective transfer facility with specialised care and attention every step of the way.

 

Since inception, the New Zealand Flying Doctor Service has completed well over 2000 missions.


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The Aircraft

 
Cessna Conquest C441

Pressurised twin turbo prop, single pilot IFR aircraft  purchased in 2001 from the Australian Flying Doctor Service. The C441 is capable of flying at 300 knots and up to 35,000 feet, proving to be a real performer in the Air Ambulance role.

Specifications

 

Cessna Conquest ll 441
Beechcraft King Air 200 

The King Air 200 is a high performance corporate transfer aircraft which can be quickly converted for use in Air Ambulance mode with space for 2 patient stretchers plus equipment and up to 4 medical attendants. With its own, self-contained stretcher lifting capability and short runway requirements, the King Air 200 can efficiently operate around the country, including the Chatham Islands.

Specifications

 

Beechcraft Super King Air 200C
Beechcraft King Air C90B

A recent addition to the Garden City Helicopter's fleet of aircraft is a Beechcraft King Air C90B, with comfortable new interior and livery plus extensive avionics. The King Air C90B has the ability to fly in 6 passenger VIP mode or be quickly converted for use in Air Ambulance mode with space for patients plus equipment and medical attendants.

Specifications

Beechcraft King Air C90B

 

 

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