Gazelle Next will deliver wheelchair users totheaircraft atStrigino

Nizhny Novgorod International Airport (belongs toAirports ofRegions Group) puts a newmedical special vehicle onthebasis ofGazelle Next into operation. This multi-purpose vehicle built sofarinasingle copy wasfirst presented inMoscow atspecialized exhibition Health-2014, where itearned ahigh expert evaluation.

Modular special vehicle is designed for transportation ofsick passengers anddelivery ofwheelchair users totheaircraft. Therear doors areused forunloading/loading stretchers, lateral double swing door -totilt/fold thelifting device. Medical equipment Class Aallows toadminister first aidtoapatient incomfortable conditions, and, ifnecessary, tocarry outresuscitation. Forreference: in2014 Strigino Airport recorded more than 50requests formedical assistance from theaircraft.

Delivery of disabled passengers from the terminal to the aircraft will become more convenient. The electric device with lifting capacity up to 230 kg installed in the modular special vehicle ensures fully automated loading andunloading ofapassenger inthewheelchair. Particular attention waspaid tosafety: enhanced tie-down straps areprovided tosecure thewheelchair andspecial blocking elements prevent thecarfrom moving until theloading iscompleted. Also there isenough space intheminibus compartment totransport medical attendants andfolded wheelchairs.

All in all to date 9 buses and cars are involved in passenger handling at Strigino Airport.

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