About Us

About Us


H.E.A.R. is the first to bring Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) to the Kurdistan Region using the AW109E Power helicopter that is stretcher equipped to transport patients in critical conditions from site to hospital in a timely manner to increase survival rate.

The helicopter will be centrally strategically based out of the Erbil International Airport in order to provide coverage to all of the Kurdistan Region.


Life Support Team

is a locally based but Internationally recognized medical provider. LST has many years of experience in providing medical services in Kurdistan. They provide Heli-Excel International with skilled and certified flight doctors that will provide the best patient care possible.

Al-Burhan Airways

is the only rotary Air Operator Certificate holder in Iraq. AlBurhan Airways provides a safe, professional and reliable helicopter service. Modern aircraft and skilled professional crews bring a high level of service.

About the Helicopter

AW 109E Power

The Agusta Westland 109E Power is a lightweight, twin engine, eight seat multi-purpose helicopter built by the Italian manufacturer. This helicopter can be configured for Air Ambulance and VIP transport.

Specs: AW 109E Power

  • Power Plant : 2 x Pratt & Whitney PW206C
  • Take-off Power  : 2 x 640 SHP
  • Max. Continuous Power  : 2 x 567 SHP
  • Max. take-off Weight : 3 Tons
  • Max Cruise Speed : 285 km per hour
  • Max. Range at Cruise Speed : 650 km

Medical Equipment Used

Life Support team and their team of medical professionals use the following medical equipment during Emergency Air Ambulance transport:  
Medical Equipment on the Aircraft  
Multi parameter Monitor/Defib/Pacing/4 Lead ECG/PC02/SP02/NIBP
Ventilator- Gas Driving Oxylog 1000
Suction Unit LCSU Portable Manual Backup
Vacuum Mattress Two
Scoop/H/Blocks/Spiders Ferno Type Scoop Stretcher
Collar Sets Full Range Ambu Recommended
Traction Splints 2 Sets
Inflatable Splints Immobilization Quick Splint
Rescue Blankets Additional Blankets and Linen
ALS Bag to AHA/ACLS/ECC 2015 Standard
Oxygen Cylinders and Regulator Aluminum Type
Syringe Drivers France Fonres


Heli-Excel International has set goals for the expansion of the HEMS service with future aircraft being based at Sulaymaniyah and Duhok. As our subscriber list grows we will base aircraft in these strategic locations to better serve our clients and their needs.