Balance Aviation to Deliver Two Pilatus PC-12 to Kazakhstan
Balance Aviation and Dala Air, the first and largest operator of Pilatus PC-12 ambulance aircraft in Central Asia, have signed a contract to purchase two ambulance PC-12 NGXs to be delivered in 2023.
The new PC-12 NGXs will join the operator's growing fleet, which now consists of 18 helicopters and 7 aircraft, including 2 ambulance PC-12s.
Vyacheslav Romanenko, CEO of Dala Air: "We are glad to increase our fleet of Pilatus PC-12 NGX turboprops and continue our partnership with the industry leader Pilatus Aircraft”.
Alexei Mordvintsev, Balance Aviation Sales Director: "The unique performance of the Swiss PC-12 NGX aircraft makes them irreplaceable in the harsh climatic and geographical conditions of Central Asia. The aircraft can use short unpaved runways of small remote airfields, and their wide cargo door allows easy boarding and unloading, including patients on stretchers. We are confident that the contract Dala Air is an important step to further strengthen and develop our cooperation.”
The aircraft will be delivered in medevac configuration with medical modules manufactured by Spectrum Aeromed, USA, certified to FAA and EASA standards, and equipped with state-of-the-art medical equipment required to provide emergency medical care.
Today, the PC-12 is widely used in air ambulance missions in Australia, Canada, the United States, and South Africa. Pilatus Aircraft estimates a total of more than 100 PC-12s in the world used in air ambulance service.