Eurocopter has won eight new orders for its new EC135 light helicopter in standard and emergency-medical-services (EMS) configurations. Two EMS helicopters are to go to the Deutsche Rettungsflugwacht (German air rescue), three to Petroleum Helicopters in the USA, and one to the Pittsburgh-based Centre for Emergency Medicine, for operations in Western Pennsylvania. Tex Air Helicopters of Houston has ordered one aircraft for offshore operations, and Temsco Helicopters of Ketchikan is to acquire one for various applications in Alaska.

Source: Flight International