New Zealand Air Ambulance Service

Operator Profile
 

Key Facts

Current Title:
New Zealand Air Ambulance Service
English Title:
New Zealand Air Ambulance Service
Abbreviation:
NZAAS
First Established:
1982
ICAO Code:
(None)
Country:
New Zealand
Status:
Active

History

Narrative Summary

New Zealand Air Ambulance Service (NZAAS) provides private and government contracted patient transfers throughout the South Pacific. It was founded in 1982, as a subsidiary of Skyline Aviation Ltd.

Key Dates

1982 NZAAS first established.

Current Status

NZAAS is fully operational.

Future Plans

No plans known.


Markings

Special Markings

NZAAS aircraft operate in a basically white colour scheme with a red cheatline, red cross insignia on the fin and NEW ZEALAND AIR AMBULANCE SERVICE titles under the cockpit.

Aircraft Serial Numbers

The aircraft carry New Zealand civil aircraft registrations.

Unit/Base Codes

Coding system not used.


Aircraft

Aircraft Designations

None – Manufacturers designations used

Current Aircraft Inventory

Aircraft Type Total Del’d Total Active Still on Order Role
Beech King Air C90 1 1 0 Air Ambulance
Cessna 421 Golden Eagle 1 1 0 Air Ambulance
Nextant 400XTi 1 1 0 Air Ambulance

All-Time Aircraft Used List

Aircraft Type Quantity Service Entry Out of Service Origin
Beech King Air C90 1 ? current contractor
Cessna 421 Golden Eagle 1 ? current contractor
Nextant 400XTi 1 2014 current contractor

* Only aircraft operated in NZAAS markings are listed.

Aircraft NOT Used

No false reports known.

Aircraft Losses and Incidents

None known.

Organisation

Main Headquarters

New Zealand Air Ambulance Service, 111 Main North Road, PO BOX 3303, Napier 4142,New Zealand.

Organisational Structure

No subordinate units.

Current Unit Assignments

No subordinate units.

Historical Unit Assignments

Not applicable.

All-Time Flying Units List

Not applicable.

Air Bases

Current Air Bases

The aircraft are based at Auckland Airport.

All-Time Air Bases Used List

As above.


More Information

Books

None known.

Magazines

To be added

Websites

  • New Zealand Air Ambulance Service
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