SLSA (Southern Region)

VH-SLA, quite a famous aircraft in our books – for more reasons than one too!

dsc_3823Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI) BK117, one of the great EMS helicopters used in Australia, similiar to the Bolkow (BO105) which is used fairly extensively in the UK? The BK117 is a real workhorse great for modding for EMS, plenty of space, can easily accommodate two stretchers and avioncs upgrads are quick feasible. NVG is a serious option on these aircraft, there is an increasing number of BK117’s in Aus getting fitted out with NVIS/NVG compatible lighting systems.

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