Garden City Helicopters is the proud operator of a fleet of fixed-wing aircraft, operating as dedicated transport aircraft for the New Zealand Flying Doctor Service.
For 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, the New Zealand Flying Doctor Service provides for qualified, skilled medical practitioners in the aircraft alongside patients who are being transferred to medical facilities for any number of reasons. From critical care burns victims, spinal injury patients, neonatal transfers, or accident trauma victims to routine elective surgery transfers, organ delivery, blood or equipment supply, the New Zealand Flying Doctor Service can offer a fast, efficient and effective transfer facility with specialised care and attention every step of the way.
Cessna Conquest C441 pressurised twin turbo prop, single pilot, IFR purchased in April 2001 from the Australian Flying Doctor Service. It is capable of flying at 300 knots and up to 35,000 feet. The C441 has proved to be a real performer in the Air Ambulance role, cutting down travel times with its speed and performance.
Max all up Weight 4,500kg
Certified to 35,000ft
Certified Single Pilot IFR
Powered by Garret TPE331-8 Turbine Engines producing 800 Hp each
Seating for 6 VIP passengers
Cruise Speed 520 km/h
Full Medical and VIP Interior
Please note: These figures are provided as a guideline only. Performance varies with changes in temperature, altitude and operational activity.
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