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Four new EMS EC135s on the way to California, Nebraska and Florida

Four new EMS EC135s on the way to California, Nebraska and Florida

American Eurocopter’s EC135 is the market leader for light twin-engine helicopters in the air medical transport industry with more than 200 now in service and the number continues to climb. “Over the last 10 years, the EC135 has accounted for more than 80 percent of the light twin-engine helicopters delivered to the U.S. air medical… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 24-Oct-13

AMTC – Boston MedFlight wins Vision Zero safety award

AMTC – Boston MedFlight wins Vision Zero safety award

American Eurocopter is pleased to announce that Boston MedFlight has been awarded the 2013 Vision Zero Aviation Safety Award, after being chosen from a record-tying list of 25 nominees. Boston MedFlight Chief Executive Officer Suzanne Wedel was presented the award and $10,000 check by Jennifer Hardcastle, American Eurocopter Sales Manager, Air Medical Specialist, during the AMTC Annual Community… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 23-Oct-13

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AMTC – American Eurocopter Awards Honor Leaders

AMTC – American Eurocopter Awards Honor Leaders

It was a night to recognize the “best of the best” in air medical safety Monday at the Air Medical Transport Conference Annual Community Awards, part of the annual AMTC event held this year in Virginia Beach, Va. More than a dozen awards were presented, including the Jim Charlson Aviation Safety Award and Program of the Year,… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 22-Oct-13

MedFlight of Ohio and HealthNet Aeromedical Services order new Eurocopter aircraft

MedFlight of Ohio and HealthNet Aeromedical Services order new Eurocopter aircraft

 American Eurocopter announced MedFlight of Ohio and HealthNet Aeromedical Services will expand their all-Eurocopter fleets. Based in Columbus, MedFlight of Ohio is taking possession of two more leased EC130s, which will be completed by Metro Aviation. One of the aircraft will be based in Jeffersonville, Ohio, located between Columbus and Cincinnati. “Our EC130s have performed flawlessly since replacing our… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 22-Oct-13

Boston MedFlight orders second EC145

Boston MedFlight orders second EC145

American Eurocopter announced that Boston MedFlight has placed its second order this year for an EC145 helicopter for Air Medical Transport missions as part of an ongoing fleet replacement plan. The order, which comes just weeks after Boston MedFlight took delivery of its first EC145, is an example of American Eurocopter’s continuing leadership in sales of new… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 22-Oct-13

Corporate Helicopters of San Diego receives new EC155

Corporate Helicopters of San Diego receives new EC155

Corporate Helicopters of San Diego has taken delivery of a new, customized EC155 helicopter equipped for Corporate and VIP transportation missions. The luxurious and powerful EC155 was purchased from American Eurocopter, which continues to provide a range of state of the art helicopters for business transportation. Corporate Helicopters, founded in 1990 by Ivor and Deann… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 21-Oct-13

American Eurocopter features corporate EC145 at NBAA 2013

American Eurocopter features corporate EC145 at NBAA 2013

Time is money, as every executive knows, and American Eurocopter provides the finest corporate helicopters to cut down on travel time and allow more convenient meeting schedules, all while traveling in quiet and comfort. Visitors to NBAA 2013 in Las Vegas, Oct. 22-24, will be able to get a close-up look at a prime example of the high… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 21-Oct-13

American Eurocopter to show industry leading models at AMTC

American Eurocopter to show industry leading models at AMTC

American Eurocopter, the top provider of new helicopters for U.S. Air Medical Transport services, will feature two of its industry leading models at the Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC), Oct. 21-23 in Virginia Beach, Va. Two of the most popular and versatile helicopter models used by Air Medical Transport operators are the Eurocopter EC145 and EC135 twin-engine helicopters. American Eurocopter will have a working… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 21-Oct-13

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American Eurocopter showcases EC135 at IACP 2013

American Eurocopter showcases EC135 at IACP 2013

American Eurocopter, the leader in sales of helicopters for Airborne Law Enforcement with more than 50 percent market share in the U.S., will feature an EC135 T2e from the Massachusetts State Police Air Wing at the 2013 International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Conference, Oct. 19-23 in Philadelphia. With more than 25,000 flight hours… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 18-Oct-13

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American Eurocopter names new head of Columbus production plant

American Eurocopter names new head of Columbus production plant

American Eurocopter has named Samuel Adcock to the position of Vice President – General Manager of the company’s helicopter production plant in Columbus, Miss. Adcock will assume his new role October 7. He will oversee all operations at the Mississippi plant, will be a member of the American Eurocopter Executive Committee and report directly to President and… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 04-Oct-13

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Eurocopter to add additional production capacity at US plant

Eurocopter to add additional production capacity at US plant

HeliHub.com broke this story to the world on Monday 16th -see Eurocopter France to transfer production of fifty AS350s to Mississippi  and that story covers more on the background reasons for the move.  Eurocopter press release of 20th September follows:-   Beginning in 2014, Eurocopter will install the necessary industrial capabilities to upgrade the American Eurocopter… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 21-Sep-13

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Eurocopter France to transfer production of fifty AS350s to Mississippi

Eurocopter France to transfer production of fifty AS350s to Mississippi

Unions in France are in consultation with Eurocopter regarding the proposed transfer of production of fifty AS350 helicopters from France to Mississippi.  Also included is the production of  parts for a further ten airframes. HeliHub.com understands that this move is a result of US military budget cuts which are expected to halt the American Eurocopter… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 16-Sep-13

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American Eurocopter appoints VP/CFO

American Eurocopter appoints VP/CFO

American Eurocopter, the leading U.S. provider of commercial helicopters, has named Fernando Lombo as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. His first day with the company was September 3. “We are extremely pleased to have Fernando join the American Eurocopter team,” said American Eurocopter President and Chief Executive Marc Paganini. “Fernando’s experience with Airbus and EADS make him… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 03-Sep-13

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American Eurocopter announces deadline for 2013 Vision Zero Safety Award

American Eurocopter announces deadline for 2013 Vision Zero Safety Award

American Eurocopter announced that the deadline has been extended until Sept. 7 for nominations for the 2013 Vision Zero Aviation Safety Award, a $10,000 annual prize the company awards to air medical transport organization for innovative measures taken to improve aviation safety. The award was established by American Eurocopter to promote and recognize a higher level of… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 25-Aug-13

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Boston MedFlight takes delivery of new EC145

Boston MedFlight takes delivery of new EC145

Boston MedFlight has taken delivery of a new Eurocopter EC145 helicopter that will be used to provide life-saving emergency airborne medical transport service for a consortium of leading Boston hospitals. Boston MedFlight selected the EC145 in January as the most capable and cost efficient aircraft to replace their current fleet of BK117s. The new helicopter,… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 20-Aug-13

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American Eurocopter supports effort to promote STEM education

American Eurocopter supports effort to promote STEM education

American Eurocopter, the largest producer of civil and commercial helicopters in the U.S., has joined forces with a group of Dallas/Fort Worth television stations to support a public interest campaign aimed at creating interest among youth in rewarding career opportunities in fields requiring science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education. American Eurocopter is the first… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 30-Jul-13

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American Eurocopter delivers first two EC130T2s to Blue Hawaiian Helicopters

American Eurocopter delivers first two EC130T2s to Blue Hawaiian Helicopters

American Eurocopter has received a Supplemental Type Certificate from the Federal Aviation Administration for installing the Garmin G500H “glass cockpit” multifunction electronic flight display system in the EC130 T2 helicopter. Launch customer Blue Hawaiian Helicopters, the only helicopter tour company serving all four major Hawaiian Islands, has received the first two G500H equipped EC130 T2s… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 29-Jul-13

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ALEA 2013 – San Antonio Police order two Eurocopter EC120s

ALEA 2013 – San Antonio Police order two Eurocopter EC120s

American Eurocopter is pleased to announce the purchase of two Eurocopter EC120 helicopters by the San Antonio Police Department as part of an upgrade to their fleet of patrol helicopters. The agency currently operates one Eurocopter AS350B3 for use in fire-fighting, search and rescue and other special missions. The agency is eventually moving to an… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 17-Jul-13

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ALEA 2013 – LAPD teams with American Eurocopter to promote training programs

ALEA 2013 – LAPD teams with American Eurocopter to promote training programs

American Eurocopter has teamed up with the Los Angeles Police Department Air Support Division in an unprecedented training program to enhance the safety and efficiency of the LAPD helicopter flight operations. As part of its ongoing customer support commitment American Eurocopter will recognize the LAPD Air Support Division at the Airborne Law Enforcement Association’s 43rd… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 17-Jul-13

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ALEA 2013 – American Eurocopter promotes AS350 12-year inspection work

ALEA 2013 – American Eurocopter promotes AS350 12-year inspection work

One of the best ways law enforcement agencies and other operators can optimize the long-term use of popular Eurocopter AS350 series aircraft is to have American Eurocopter perform the detailed 12-Year Inspection. The 12-Year Inspection effectively resets the inspection cycles to zero (0) and allows the aircraft to be completely updated by incorporating all existing… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 17-Jul-13

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ALEA 2013 – Alaska DPS latest law enforcement customer for AS350B3e

ALEA 2013 – Alaska DPS latest law enforcement customer for AS350B3e

Alaska Department of Public Safety is the latest U.S. law enforcement agency to take delivery of a new Eurocopter AS350B3e helicopter and has placed an order with American Eurocopter for a second aircraft to be delivered in early 2014. The new AStar was delivered in a July 2 ceremony to a crew headed by Lt…. Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 17-Jul-13

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ALEA 2013 – American Eurocopter profiles EC135 in law enforcement role

ALEA 2013 – American Eurocopter profiles EC135 in law enforcement role

Law enforcement agencies looking for a versatile helicopter to upgrade their airborne mission capabilities need look no further than the Eurocopter EC135, the highly capable light twin-engine helicopter marketed by American Eurocopter. Nearly 1,100 EC135s are in use globally, with missions heavily focused on airborne law enforcement and emergency medical transport services. The latest variant of this mission-tested helicopter is the… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 17-Jul-13

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ALEA 2013 – American Eurocopter profiles AS350B3e in law enforcement role

ALEA 2013 – American Eurocopter profiles AS350B3e in law enforcement role

Eurocopter AS350 series helicopters remain the leading choice of U.S. law enforcement agencies to provide airborne law enforcement capabilities. There are more than 200 AS350s used in law enforcement service, outselling the nearest competitor by nearly a three-to-one margin. The trend has continued as American Eurocopter finds wide customer acceptance with law enforcement for the… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 17-Jul-13

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American Eurocopter awards scholarships for air safety training

American Eurocopter awards scholarships for air safety training

American Eurocopter has awarded two scholarships to leaders of Air Medical Transport  teams to attend a comprehensive training program aimed at improving the safety of air medical transport. The scholarships cover the costs of participation in the Safety Management Training Academy that is conducted annually by the Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS), an industry… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 18-Jun-13

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Hundreds rally at American Eurocopter to urge for UH-72A funding

Hundreds rally at American Eurocopter to urge for UH-72A funding

U.S. Representatives Joe Barton and Marc Veasey joined leaders of American Eurocopter, EADS North America and Turbomeca at a rally Friday to call on Congress to restore funding for the Army’s UH-72A Lakota helicopter in the Fiscal Year 2014 budget. The rally took place at EADS North America’s American Eurocopter facility in Grand Prairie, Texas,… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 10-Jun-13

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American Eurocopter names new Engineering VP

American Eurocopter names new Engineering VP

American Eurocopter announced that Steven D. Webster, a veteran of more than 28 years in the helicopter industry, has joined the company in the new position of Vice President Engineering and Flight Operations. “We are pleased to be able to add a person with Steve’s talent and experience to the American Eurocopter team,” said Marc… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 07-Jun-13

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Pylon Aviation places orders for six Eurocopter AS350s

Pylon Aviation places orders for six Eurocopter AS350s

Pylon Aviation, an independent aircraft company based in Chandler, Ariz., has placed an order with American Eurocopter for six new AS350 helicopters valued at $20 million. The order is for two AS350B3e aircraft and four AS350B2s. For nearly 20 years, Pylon Aviation has worked as a full-service aviation company that specializes in all aspects of… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 06-Jun-13

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American Eurocopter Rally to Restore Funds for UH-72 Program

American Eurocopter Rally to Restore Funds for UH-72 Program

America Eurocopter will hold a rally Friday at 10:30 a.m. as part of a campaign to urge Congress to restore Fiscal Year 2014 funding for the Army UH-72A Lakota helicopter. Area public officials as well as executives of American Eurocopter and EADS North America will speak at this approximately one-hour event. Lunch will be served… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 04-Jun-13

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Mississippians call on Congress to restore funds for UH-72A program

Mississippians call on Congress to restore funds for UH-72A program

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant, U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, U.S. Rep. Gregg Harper and U.S. Rep. Alan Nunnelee joined leaders of EADS North America and American Eurocopter at a rally Thursday to call on Congress to restore funding for the Army’s UH-72A Lakota helicopter in the Fiscal Year 2014 budget. The rally took place at EADS… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 31-May-13

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New UH-72A Lakota production head named

New UH-72A Lakota production head named

Mike Spears has joined American Eurocopter as Senior Director, Lakota Production and Retrofit at its Columbus, Miss. production facility that produces theUH-72A Lakota helicopter. Spears replaces Fred Gerard, Senior Director of LUH Production, who is taking a leadership position with Airbus in Mobile, Ala. In his new position Spears will lead American Eurocopter’s team in continuing its record… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 01-May-13

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EC175 completes US demonstration tour

EC175 completes US demonstration tour

The Eurocopter EC175’s performance, advanced avionics, handling qualities and operational safety received rave reviews during a U.S. demonstration tour of this next-generation medium-sized, twin-engine helicopter for airlift providers to the off-shore oil and gas sector, as well as the law enforcement and emergency medical services sectors. Performed with the no. 1 series production EC175, the… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 20-Mar-13

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EC175 US Demo Tour Continues Over Las Vegas

EC175 US Demo Tour Continues Over Las Vegas

Following a brief pause to be on the booth at eurocoper the EC175 U.S. Demo Tour continues with a few lucky pilots taking the controls in Las Vegas on Saturday. Direct from the Henderson Executive Airport, the EC175 teams welcomed three customers for a series of demonstration flights over the desert. Check out the video below… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 11-Mar-13

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Memorial MedFlight in South Bend Adding EC145

Memorial MedFlight in South Bend Adding EC145

American Eurocopter, the leading provider of helicopters to the U.S. air medical transport industry, announced that Memorial MedFlight in South Bend, Ind., has purchased an EC145. The new aircraft will improve and expand Memorial MedFlight’s patient care capability by increasing the program’s range and service area, allowing it to better serve the critical care transport… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 11-Mar-13

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Pop Artist Romero Britto Makes AS350B3e a True Work of Art

Pop Artist Romero Britto Makes AS350B3e a True Work of Art

Robert Spiegel has always been a fan of pop art. So when the South Florida commercial real estate executive purchased a Eurocopter AS350 B3e for corporate use by his family-owned Poinciana Management Inc., located in Palm Beach, Florida, he had an idea for the perfect paint scheme. “I‘ve always had an interest in the arts,… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 09-Mar-13

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Mountain Air Helicopters will put new AS350B3e right to work

Mountain Air Helicopters will put new AS350B3e right to work

Mountain Air Helicopters will take delivery of its new Eurocopter AS350B3e helicopter on Friday following the Heli-Expo 2013 trade show, where the aircraft used by American Eurocopter to demonstrate the capabilities of the latest in the AS350 AStar line of light single-engine helicopters. Mountain Air, based in Los Lunas, N.M., operates five earlier AStar models…. Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 09-Mar-13

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Midwest MedAir purchases Eurocopter EC135P2e

Midwest MedAir purchases Eurocopter EC135P2e

American Eurocopter today announced the purchase of an Eurocopter EC135 P2e helicopter by Midwest Medical Transport Co., Nebraska’s largest EMS transport company. Midwest Medical Transport serves all of Nebraska and western Iowa. With 12 stations and a staff of highly trained and certified personnel, the company provides care through a fleet of ALS equipped ambulances… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 09-Mar-13

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Med-Trans continues addition of Eurocopter EC135s to its fleet

Med-Trans continues addition of Eurocopter EC135s to its fleet

Med-Trans Corporation, a leading provider of air medical transport services, has ordered its 14th EC135 helicopter from American Eurocopterec135-med-trans-florida1 in the last six months. American Eurocopter announced the latest order Thursday at the Heli-Expo 2013 trade show in Las Vegas. The order, along with three others placed in December, is part of an agreement with… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 09-Mar-13

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The Washington Companies purchases Eurocopter EC135

The Washington Companies purchases Eurocopter EC135

American Eurocopter announced the purchase of a Eurocopter EC135 T2e helicopter by The Washington Companies of Missoula, Mont. Starting as Washington Construction Company in 1964 with a loan and a leased bulldozer, company founder Dennis Washington has built and diversified his business, growing from a small construction company to a major corporation with a group… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 08-Mar-13

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Air Methods is launch customer for newest EC135 version

Air Methods is launch customer for newest EC135 version

American Eurocopter announced Tuesday that Air Methods Corp., the world’s   largest operator of helicopters for emergency air medical transport services, has become the U.S. launch customer for the Eurocopter EC135 P3. The EC135 P3 is the latest version of the popular twin-engine helicopter that is a favorite of the air medical transport industry. The order… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 06-Mar-13

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American Eurocopter leads in helicopter sales for EMS missions

American Eurocopter leads in helicopter sales for EMS missions

Many times each day, a call goes out somewhere in the United States for a helicopter to provide emergency airlift for a critically injured or ill patient. More often than not, a Eurocopter helicopter sold and supported by American Eurocopter answers the call. As Heli-Expo 2013 begins, American Eurocopter can proudly say that in 2012… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 06-Mar-13

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Which customers will get their EC145T2 first?

Which customers will get their EC145T2 first?

Eurocopter has been keeping us up to date with development of their new EC145 variant with a fenestron tail rotor, and a prototype has been under development for over two and a half years – the first flight was back in July 2010. A total of three prototypes have been built, the first one a… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 05-Mar-13

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American Eurocopter names new Director of Support and Service Sales

American Eurocopter names new Director of Support and Service Sales

American Eurocopter is pleased to announce that Brian K. Reid, a veteran of 16 years in the aviation industry, has joined the team of the leading U.S. helicopter company. Reid has been named Director – Support and Service Sales and will oversee the marketing of all of American Eurocopter’s customer support and service operations with… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 03-Mar-13

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US Helicopters takes delivery of an AS350B2 for Chicago TV station

US Helicopters takes delivery of an AS350B2 for Chicago TV station

American Eurocopter today announced delivery of a new AS350 B2 AStar aircraft to U.S. Helicopters, Inc. U.S. Helicopters, Inc. based in Marshville, N.C., is one of the largest operators of electronic news gathering helicopters in the country. The company has served dozens of major television stations located in cities in most of the lower 48… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 01-Feb-13

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Geisinger Health System acquires fifth EC145

Geisinger Health System acquires fifth EC145

American Eurocopter announced today that Geisinger Health System, in Danville, Penn. has ordered a fifth EC145 for its Life Flight® program. The new helicopter acquisition is part of Geisinger’s fleet modernization and upgrade plan based on the proven and popular EC145 platform. Geisinger Life Flight is a long-time Eurocopter operator and in 1983 became the… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 06-Jan-13

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American Eurocopter appoints Senior HR Manager

American Eurocopter appoints Senior HR Manager

American Eurocopter is pleased to announce the hiring of Kathy C. Hassenpflug as Senior Manager of Human Resources for its Texas operations. “We are pleased and excited to add a highly qualified veteran human resources professional like Kathy to our management team,” said Audrey Elliott, vice president of human resources for American Eurocopter. “She has… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 06-Jan-13

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Air Methods to acquire 22 new Eurocopter aircraft – AS350, EC130, EC135

Air Methods to acquire 22 new Eurocopter aircraft – AS350, EC130, EC135

Air Methods Corp., the U.S. largest operator of helicopters for emergency air medical transport services, has placed an order with American Eurocopter Corp. for 22 new helicopters valued at more than $80 million. With the order Air Methods, based in Englewood, Colo., continues to equip its fleet with new aircraft incorporating the latest in safety… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 01-Jan-13

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Bob Cox joins American Eurocopter as Senior Manager, Communications and Media Relations

Bob Cox joins American Eurocopter as Senior Manager, Communications and Media Relations

As we reported three days ago (see Star-Telegram’s loss is American Eurocopter’s gain), American Eurocopter have now issued this formal press release American Eurocopter, the number one commercial helicopter manufacturer in the United States, has named Robert “Bob” Cox as Senior Manager, Communications and Media Relations. “We are extremely pleased to have Bob join the… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 28-Nov-12

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FAA issues STC for Trakkabeam A800 searchlight on AS350B3

FAA issues STC for Trakkabeam A800 searchlight on AS350B3

American Eurocopter announced today that is has issued a Supplementary Type Certificate (STC) with concurrence from the FAA for the installation of the Trakkabeam A800 Searchlight System on the AS350 B3 helicopter. The A800 searchlight, as installed, provides a compact and modern solution for law enforcement and other operators. Advantages of the Trakkabeam A800 searchlight… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 27-Nov-12

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Star-Telegram’s loss is American Eurocopter’s gain

Star-Telegram’s loss is American Eurocopter’s gain

Respected journalist Bob Cox has posted his last story on the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, where he has led coverage of the aerospace and defence industries for 13 years – more recently via the SkyTalk blog.  Effective Monday 26th November, Bob is  going to work for American Eurocopter in Grand Prairie as senior manager of communications… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 25-Nov-12

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Alaska Dept of Public Safety orders AS350B3e

Alaska Dept of Public Safety orders AS350B3e

American Eurocopter announced today that the Alaska Department of Public Safety has purchased an AS350 B3e to support operations of the Alaska Wildlife Troopers and State Troopers. The new AS350 B3e will be based in Fairbanks, Alaska, bringing enhanced capabilities to the agency’s existing helicopter fleet, which also includes an AS350 B3. “When we decided… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 15-Nov-12

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Florida – Brevard County buys two AS350B3e for mosquito control

Florida – Brevard County buys two AS350B3e for mosquito control

American Eurocopter today announced Brevard County, Florida, has purchased two AS350 B3e helicopters. The aircraft will be utilized for mosquito control, firefighting and herbicide application throughout the county, which is located along Florida’s east coast, replacing an AS350 B3 and two 206Bs currently being used. “We carefully considered our options before making the purchase,” said… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 31-Oct-12

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First US order for EC145 Mercedes-Benz Style

First US order for EC145 Mercedes-Benz Style

American Eurocopter today announced Speedway Aviation in New Hampshire has placed the first U.S. based order for the new EC145 Mercedes-Benz Style helicopter, featuring an exclusive, special edition package like nothing seen before in the helicopter industry. The aircraft is the result of a collaborative effort between Eurocopter, the world’s leading producer of corporate and… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 30-Oct-12

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American Eurocopter showcases VIP EC145 at NBAA 2012

American Eurocopter showcases VIP EC145 at NBAA 2012

American Eurocopter, one of the nation’s leading providers of helicopters for the corporate and VIP market in the U.S., will be showcasing a Lewis Energy EC145 on its booth (#2546) and performing demonstrations with an EC135 and EC155 at this year’s NBAA show October 30-November 1 in Orlando. Lewis Energy utilizes its helicopters for corporate… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 30-Oct-12

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American Eurocopter appoints Sales Manager / Air Medical Specialist

American Eurocopter appoints Sales Manager / Air Medical Specialist

American Eurocopter, the number one commercial helicopter manufacturer in the United States, has named Jennifer Hardcastle as Sales Manager, Air Medical Specialist. “We are very pleased to have Hardcastle join the American Eurocopter sales team,” said American Eurocopter Vice President of Commercial Sales and Marketing, Treg Manning. “Her extensive experience in the air medical market… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 24-Oct-12

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ProMedica Air purchases second EC135

ProMedica Air purchases second EC135

ProMedica Air is adding a new EC135 P2e to its fleet. The aircraft is slated to go into service in April 2013, joining ProMedica Air’s Toledo, Ohio-based EC135 and BO105. “ProMedica Air looks forward to the addition of a second EC135 to our fleet,” said ProMedica Transportation Network Administrative Director, Jack Morasch. “The EC135 format… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 24-Oct-12

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OSF Aviation Fields Four New EC145s

OSF Aviation Fields Four New EC145s

OSF Aviation has added four new EC145s to their fleet. The new aircraft were placed into service this summer as part of a fleet replacement program initiated last fall. OSF Aviation is a part of Peoria, Illinois-based OSF HealthCare and provides air medical support services to eight hospitals and their communities throughout OSF HealthCare’s Illinois service… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 24-Oct-12

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PennSTAR to replace a BK117C1 with EC145

PennSTAR to replace a BK117C1 with EC145

The University of Pennsylvania Health System (UPHS) is boosting its PennSTAR AMS (Air Medical Services) fleet with the purchase of a new EC145. PennSTAR currently flies three BK117s and four EC135s. The new EC145 is scheduled to be in service by summer 2013, replacing one of the BK117 C1 aircraft. “PennMedicine and PennSTAR are always… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 24-Oct-12

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Miami Valley Hospital CareFlight buys AS365N3+

Miami Valley Hospital CareFlight buys AS365N3+

American Eurocopter today announced Miami Valley Hospital of Dayton, Ohio, has purchased a new AS365 N3+ for its CareFlight program. CareFlight Air and Mobile Services (CareFlight) has become an icon of Miami Valley Hospital (MVH). The program serves more than 150 hospitals and more than 300 community life squads, fire departments, and police departments in… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 24-Oct-12

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MedFlight of Ohio wins 2012 Vision Zero aviation safety award

MedFlight of Ohio wins 2012 Vision Zero aviation safety award

American Eurocopter is proud to announce that MedFlight of Ohio has won the 2012 Vision Zero Aviation Safety Award, topping the list of a record 25 nominees. MedFlight representatives were presented with the award and a $10,000 check by Anthony DiNota, American Eurocopter Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Customer Support, during the AMTC Community… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 24-Oct-12

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Air Care of Cincinnati put first EC145 in service

Air Care of Cincinnati put first EC145 in service

The first of two new American Eurocopter EC145s are now in service for Air Care & Mobile Care, which serves Cincinnati’s University Hospital, West Chester Hospital in Butler County and the Greater Cincinnati region. Air Care purchased the new aircraft at Heli-Expo 2012 to upgrade its fleet of BK117 helicopters, which it had flown for… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 24-Oct-12

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ShandsCair purchases Eurocopter EC155B1

ShandsCair purchases Eurocopter EC155B1

American Eurocopter, the leading provider of helicopters to the U.S. air medical transport industry, today announced that ShandsCair, the air medical and critical care transport system for Shands at the University of Florida, has purchased an EC155 B1. With a range of more than 300 miles, the EC155 B1 will expand ShandsCair coverage area in… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 23-Oct-12

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STAT MedEvac continues fleet upgrade with three EC135T2e and two EC145

STAT MedEvac continues fleet upgrade with three EC135T2e and two EC145

STAT MedEvac continues the upgrade of its fleet with the addition of five American Eurocopter twin-engine aircraft – three EC135 T2e helicopters and two EC145 helicopters – which are part of an ongoing strategy at STAT to continually upgrade its fleet with the latest aircraft and the newest technology. STAT MedEvac took delivery of the… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter., 23-Oct-12

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American Eurocopter begins delivery of Med-Trans EC135s

American Eurocopter begins delivery of Med-Trans EC135s

American Eurocopter has delivered three EC135s to Med-Trans with a fourth scheduled for delivery in November Med-Trans, an industry leading air medical provider, signed an agreement in August to purchase up to 16 EC135 helicopters. The order includes 10 firm bookings and options for an additional six helicopters. The new EC135s will help Med-Trans sustain… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 23-Oct-12

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American Eurocopter flying high in Air Medical Market

American Eurocopter flying high in Air Medical Market

American Eurocopter continues to maintain its position as the leader in the U.S. air medical services industry with a market share of 60% and more than 630 of its aircraft currently in air medical service across the country. American Eurocopter’s air medical deliveries have outnumbered the competition by more than three-to-one over the last decade,… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 23-Oct-12

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American Eurocopter Showcases Air Medical Solutions at AMTC 201

American Eurocopter Showcases Air Medical Solutions at AMTC 201

American Eurocopter, the nation’s leading provider of helicopters for the U.S. air medical service industry, today announced it will be showcasing the University of Michigan Health System Survival Flight’s EC155 and the Air Methods Corporation’s EC130 B4 at this year’s Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC) October 22-24 in Seattle. The featured EC130 B4 is a… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 19-Oct-12

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American Eurocopter delivers first EC130T2

American Eurocopter delivers first EC130T2

American Eurocopter has delivered the company’s first EC130 T2 to Maverick Aviation Group. The EC130 T2 is Eurocopter’s newest model, introduced to the industry at this year’s Heli-Expo. Maverick, a leader in the Las Vegas and Grand Canyon tourism industry, was one of the launch customers for the new product line with a signed agreement… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 03-Oct-12

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American Eurocopter showcases AStar leadership at IACP 2012

American Eurocopter showcases AStar leadership at IACP 2012

American Eurocopter, whose wide product line has become the standard for U.S. Airborne Law Enforcement, will feature its AS350 B2 from the Ontario (CA) Police Department Air Support Unit at this year’s International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Conference Sept. 29-Oct. 3 in San Diego. “The AS350 series has become the helicopter of choice… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 28-Sep-12

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American Eurocopter celebrates 200th US-built AS350

American Eurocopter celebrates 200th US-built AS350

American Eurocopter held an event today at its Delivery Center in Grand Prairie to honor the 200th AS350® helicopter manufactured in the United States. The 200th aircraft, an AS350 B3e, was delivered to the Texas Department of Public Safety in April and was placed into service today. Members of the Texas DPS were on hand… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 21-Sep-12

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$6.8M mosquito-control AS350 purchase hits political turbulence

$6.8M mosquito-control AS350 purchase hits political turbulence

Brevard County Commission two weeks ago authorized the $6.8 million deal by a 3-2 vote, after hearing arguments that the county would save money through the purchase because of reduced maintenance costs and greater efficiency in the use of chemicals and fuel. The county expects to sign the contract with American Eurocopter within a few… Read more »

Source: Florida Today, 06-Sep-12

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American Eurocopter Appoints 2012 Vision Zero Aviation Safety Award Blue Ribbon Committee

American Eurocopter Appoints 2012 Vision Zero Aviation Safety Award Blue Ribbon Committee

American Eurocopter announced that it has appointed the 2012 Vision Zero Aviation Safety Award Blue Ribbon Committee. This committee will evaluate the applications and determine the winner of the 2012 Vision Zero Aviation Safety award. This prestigious award, established by American Eurocopter in 2006, was created with the purpose of promoting a higher level of… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 29-Aug-12

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CALSTAR to standardise on EC135 – orders up to eight

CALSTAR to standardise on EC135 – orders up to eight

American Eurocopter announced today that California Shock Trauma Air Rescue (CALSTAR), with headquarters at McClellan, CA, has agreed to purchase up to eight EC135® helicopters. CALSTAR operates nine full-time bases in northern and central California and is the largest nonprofit air ambulance provider on the west coast. With this order, it will replace its older,… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 16-Aug-12

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University of Utah AirMed takes delivery of EC145

University of Utah AirMed takes delivery of EC145

American Eurocopter announced today that it delivered an EC145® to the University of Utah’s AirMed Program. AirMed currently has a fleet of four helicopters. This is the program’s first Eurocopter aircraft and will be providing a much needed upgrade to one of its older aircraft. “We were getting to the point where it wasn’t cost… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 31-Jul-12

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American Eurocopter’s AS350 Level B FTD Offers Unique IIMC Training

American Eurocopter’s AS350 Level B FTD Offers Unique IIMC Training

Introduced at last year’s ALEA convention, American Eurocopter’s Inadvertent Instrument Meteorological Condition (IIMC) training course is an advanced safety innovation for helicopter operators of all models and missions. The course utilizes American Eurocopter’s AS350 Level B Full-Motion Flight & Mission Training Simulator to introduce pilots to the intense challenges of an IIMC encounter and the… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 13-Jul-12

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Utah Highway Patrol Aero Bureau orders an AS350B3e

Utah Highway Patrol Aero Bureau orders an AS350B3e

American Eurocopter announced today that the Utah Highway Patrol has purchased an AS350® B3e for its Aero Bureau fleet. The new B3e will bring enhanced capabilities to the Bureau’s current fleet of two AS350 B2s that support law enforcement agencies statewide, whose efforts protect the citizens of Utah. “When we decided to add a third… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 13-Jul-12

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American Eurocopter promotes EC135 to US law enforcement operators

American Eurocopter promotes EC135 to US law enforcement operators

The EC135® has proven to be one of the most popular light twin-engine helicopters in the world, and it is known across the globe for its reliability. The global EC135 fleet has accumulated more than 2,400,000 flight hours. The aircraft’s unparalleled combination of performance, safety, comfort and versatility make it appealing to a variety of… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 13-Jul-12

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