Former RFDS Medivac Hawker 800XP Now Available

The Hawker is able to carry two critical-care stretcher patients and two medical teams at one time, or three stretcher patients and up to three clinical staff. Click image for high-res download.

LINCOLN, NEB — Duncan Aviation’s Aircraft Sales & Acquisitions team now has available for purchase a unique aeromedical Hawker 800XP jet that can be used for medical repatriation or evacuation services. This 2002 Hawker 800XP, serial number 258594, is crammed full of technology that was specified and operated by the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS), one of the world’s foremost medical evacuation operations.  The aircraft arrived in Australia in 2009 and has been operated by the RFDS since that time.

The first medical flight for the RFDS took place in 1928, more than 90 years ago. The flying medical service was a long-time vision for Reverend John Flynn, who witnessed the daily struggles of pioneers in the Australian bush. When people were injured in the remote areas of Australia, they had to endure lengthy rides by horse or early automobiles to the nearest city that had medical services; often, they died long before they completed the journey. Flynn recognized this need and worked to develop an air service that provided a “mantle of safety” for those remote pioneers.  The RFDS is now one of the largest and most comprehensive aeromedical organizations in the world. 

Tim Barber of Duncan Aviation’s European-based Aircraft Sales and Acquisitions office is proud to represent this aircraft in the market, as it has personal meaning to him.

“My aunt emigrated in the 1960s from the United Kingdom to Australia,” Barber says. “She worked for many years with the RFDS and was proud of her affiliation with the organization. I am pleased to have gained the sales mandate for this aircraft and look forward to finding a buyer who also is keen to put it to an equally meaningful use.”  

The Hawker is able to carry two critical-care stretcher patients and two medical teams at one time, or three stretcher patients and up to three clinical staff. It is configured with dual Lifeport PLUS aeromedical modules in tandem configuration. In addition, it can carry medical oxygen, allows for medical suction, and is equipped with hands-free satellite phone communications.

Equipped with a Rockwell Collins Pro Line 21 flight deck, the aircraft is ADS-B compliant and operates under the Rockwell Collins CASP program. The aircraft will be delivered with fresh paint.

Learn more about this unique opportunity through the detailed specifications, located here: https://www.DuncanAviation.aero/aircraft-sales/VH-RIO

To inquire more, contact Duncan Aviation’s Tim Barber at the following:

tel: +44 7836 352 676

email: Tim.Barber@DuncanAviation.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Tim_bizav

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/timbarber2

About Duncan Aviation Aircraft Sales and Acquisitions

Founded in 1956 as a business aircraft sales organization, Duncan Aviation has been locating, buying and selling business aircraft for customers worldwide for more than  60 years. Operating in all kinds of market conditions, Duncan Aviation’s aircraft sales consultants and market analyst have the experience of more than 3,000 aircraft transactions to help them provide customers with the best acquisition and sales options to maximize their clients’ aircraft investments. They are backed by the technical knowledge and expertise of Duncan Aviation’s 2,100 team members, whose resources help the aircraft sales team make connections, value aircraft, determine future aircraft worth and truly understand the business aviation market. The company is also a member of the International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA).

About Duncan Aviation

Duncan Aviation is an aircraft service provider supporting the aviation needs of government and business operators and other service providers. Services include major and minor airframe inspections, engine maintenance, major retrofits for cabin and cockpit systems, full paint and interior services and preowned aircraft sales and acquisitions. Duncan Aviation also has international aircraft components solutions experts available 24/7/365 at +1 402.475.4125 who can handle any aircraft system problem with immediate exchanges, rotables, loaners or avionics/instrument/accessory repairs and overhauls. Complete service facilities are located in Lincoln, Neb., and Battle Creek, Mich. Additional locations include Provo, Utah, and more than 20 other facilities strategically located throughout the United States to provide customers with local support and the quickest response to avionics, engine and airframe Aircraft On Ground (AOG) situations. 

For more information about any of Duncan Aviation’s services, call +1 402.475.2611 or visit www.DuncanAviation.aero

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