The Nextant 400XT Jet is a leading class light jet which features new generation engines and the latest aviation technology, providing outstanding performance and fuel efficiency. It is equipped with a single Lifeport Stretcher system and provides an extremely reliable and efficient lifesaving service for patients throughout New Zealand and the South Pacific. Provisioned with the highest level of avionics equipment enabling compliant operation to all South Pacific destinations, including those operating to European aviation standards.
This is New Zealand’s only fully accredited international jet based in Auckland, ready to respond to emergencies throughout NZ, the South Pacific and beyond.
King Air B350
The King Air B350 is the dedicated aircraft for the Starship National Air Ambulance Service, enabling PICU and NICU teams to retrieve patients from all around NZ at any time of the day or night, ensuring these patients can receive they care they need.
This aircraft provides the highest speeds of this fleet at 310 knots, with the longest range, quietest cabin, greatest reliability and safety of any turbo prop aircraft in its class. It represents the leading edge of turbo prop aircraft performance and technology, equipped with two Lifeport Stretcher systems and the latest Garmin 1000 avionics suite.
It is the international benchmark for turbo prop air ambulance aircraft and is perfect for transporting our precious passengers.
When this aircraft is not being utilised by PICU or NICU, it is used for all other domestic air ambulance transfers New Zealand Air Ambulance Service provides.
King Air B200
The King Air B200 is one of the most widely known and bestselling turboprop aircraft globally due to its versatility and reliability. It is equipped with two Lifeport Stretcher systems capable of flying two intensive care patients non-stop to any destination in New Zealand and the Chatham Islands. This aircraft offers a combination of comfort, speed and value. Due to its small airfield capabilities, airport options are increased, which allows better access to requested destinations.
The Mustang provides the ultimate in cost effective and super-fast (340 knots) air ambulance service for our domestic operations. This extraordinarily capable jet aircraft can take off and land from many of New Zealand’s shorter runways.
We can safely and comfortably fly above the weather at 21,000 feet while maintaining a sea level cabin pressure. When time is critical and cost containment an important consideration the Mustang reduces travel times by as much as 35% from turbo prop aircraft and at a comparable price.