SUMBURGH SEARCH AND RESCUE HELICOPTER BASE MARKS TWO YEAR MILESTONE AS UK SAR PROGRAMME RAMPS UP
The Sumburgh search and rescue (SAR) helicopter base responded to 335 taskings in the first two years of Bristow Helicopters Ltd resuming responsibility for delivery of the service on behalf of HM Coastguard on 1 June, 2013.More...
OUR SAR HELICOPTERS
Bristow Helicopters is introducing technologically advanced aircraft to the UK SAR service, equipped with the latest SAR technology, resulting in unprecedented levels and quality of SAR coverage across the UK.
Bristow Helicopters’ UK SAR fleet will comprise twenty-two specially commissioned helicopters – specifically the Sikorsky S-92 and the AgustaWestland AW189 – which have significantly improved capabilities than the SeaKings that are to be replaced.More...