Helicopter Services

Wiking Helikopter Service is the sole operator on German soil for Performance Class One IFR/HHO twin-turbine twin-pilot rotorcraft fully fitted with the equipment required for offshore deployment.

Over 53.000 accident-free hoisting missions on ships and wind turbines under demanding North Sea conditions are testimonies of invaluable expertise and rigorous safety standards.

 

Wiking operates the following equipment:

  • AgustaWestland A109S Grand helicopters for for up to 6 passengers
  • Sikorsky S-76 for for up to 10 passengers
  • AgustaWestland AW 139 for up to 12 passengers.

Wiking provides:

  • Personnel and equipment transport to ships, offshore wind turbines, sea based platforms etc.
  • Sea pilot deliveries / transfers
  • Helicopter Emergency Medical Service
  • General air medical transport
  • Joint venture with the ADAC for emergency medical services to and from offshore locations
  • 7/24 operability in 10+ Beaufort / 55+knot wind speeds
  • Salvage operations under the mandatory of the Havariekommando* and ARGE K├╝stenschutz**

*German Central Command of Maritime Emergencies

**German Coastal Protection Scheme

Helicopter safety

Helicopter safety, paramount for any rotorcraft, is upheld at the Wiking EASA Part-145/EASA approved CAMO+ workshop run by a team of dedicated, meticulous technicians. The 365-day-a-year 7/24 helicopter service centre at the Mariensieler airport in Wilhelmshaven provides North European operators with:

  • A fully certified Sikorsky Aircraft customer service centre
  • A fully certified Pratt & Whitney helicopter engine service centre
  • Allison (Rolls-Royce) and Turbom├ęca Arriel helicopter engine workshops
  • A service base for AgustaWestland, Bell and Eurocopter rotorcraft
  • Inspectors for airframes, engines and avionics meeting the B1, B2 and C categories
  • Maintenance, overhauls, alterations as well as major repairs on components and safety equipment
  • Electrical / avionics equipment workshops
  • A purpose built hangar with overhead cranes
  • Flying squads for emergencies around the globe.
  • Training programmes.

Wiking operates a service base in Bursa covering the maintenance requirements of rotorcraft in the Mediterranean area.