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Repatriation specialist Swiss Air-Rescue Rega has taken delivery of its first Bombardier Challenger 650, HB-JWA (c/n 6092). The jet is the first of three the Zürich-based company ordered to replace its trio of Challenger 604 aircraft that have been in service with the non-profit organisation for 16 years, longer than any other aircraft in its history.
"Bombardier's Challenger aircraft have more than proved their ability to carry out critical missions over the years," said Ernst Kohler, CEO and chairman of the management board of Rega. "With these three new, high-performing air ambulances we are ensuring that Rega can continue to provide reliable and professional assistance to patients all over the world throughout the next 15 years."
The Challenger 650 has been specially outfitted with...