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Metro expands presence in North Caroline

Metro expands presence in North Caroline

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center’s AirCare, a hospital-based air medical program, is the newest member of the Metro Aviation family, joining other North Carolina Metro Aviation programs Vidant EastCare and Mountain Area Medical Airlift (MAMA). In a matter of six months, Metro Aviation procured and refurbished three Airbus EC135P2+ helicopters for the AirCare program.  Metro… Read more »

Source: Metro Aviation, 10-May-18

Possible Stabilization for Oil and Gas Sector

Possible Stabilization for Oil and Gas Sector

The oil and gas sector has been under strain the last two years, causing the values of many large and medium helicopters to decrease. Although, things might take a turn for the better, reports Flight Global, and within the next year. Sector analyst, Ben Chapman has said it might take up to 18 months for… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 23-Feb-17

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Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force receives last two of 15 H135s

Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force receives last two of 15 H135s

Airbus Helicopters has successfully handed over the 14th and 15th H135 training helicopters to the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF). This marks the delivery completion of 15 H135s over the last six years. Designated as TH-135 by JMSDF, the 13 units delivered prior have been in operation since 2011. The TH-135 is a variant of… Read more »

Source: Airbus, 16-Dec-15

Bavarian Police receive first H135 P2 to P3 upgrade

Bavarian Police receive first H135 P2 to P3 upgrade

Bavarian Police in Germany has received the first upgraded H135s, which are benefitting from a retrofit package that significantly improves the operating performance and the handling qualities – all while retaining the best-in-class payload lift capabilities of this lightweight twin-engine rotorcraft. The retrofit program is designed to bring previously-built models of the EC135 to the… Read more »

Source: Airbus, 18-Jun-15

PW206B3 Engine Receives Key EASA Validation

PW206B3 Engine Receives Key EASA Validation

Pratt & Whitney Canada’s new PW206B3 engine has earned certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) in December 2014, further clearing the way for its entry into service early this year on the new EC135P3 helicopter. The PW206B3 engine received its first certification with Transport Canada on 20 June, 2014. The engine boasts more… Read more »

Source: P&WC, 03-Mar-15

Airbus Helicopters Japan delivers two EC135P2+ to Police units

Airbus Helicopters Japan delivers two EC135P2+ to Police units

[electronic translation] Airbus Helicopters Japan Co., Ltd. was delivered two aircraft the Airbus EC135P2 + Helicopters made ​​helicopters to the National Police Agency. After delivery to the National Police Agency, these aircraft were delivered to each of the Fukuoka Prefectural Police and Osaka prefectural police. In the future, will be deployed as a successor to… Read more »

Source: Airbus Helicopters, 28-Feb-14

Midwest MedAir purchases new EC135P2+ and creates second base

With an IFR EC135 already based at North Platte, Midwest MedAir sees scope for a second aircraft and will open a new base at Hastings.  The organisation has purchased a new EC135P2+, serial 1101 and registered N535MW, to add to its current EC135 which they bought new in 2009. See full story

Source: 10 11 HD, 06-Jan-14

East Texas Medical Center unveils two new EC135P2+

East Texas Medical Center unveils two new EC135P2+

The East Texas Medical Center Regional Healthcare System unveiled today two new emergency transport helicopters, valued at over $9 million, to provide patients in East Texas with critical, fast access to the region’s only level 1 trauma center at ETMC Tyler. The Eurocopter, EC135 P2+ helicopters will be stationed at ETMC Tyler and Titus Regional… Read more »

Source: East Texas Medical Center, 09-Jan-13

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UK – West Midlands Police EC135 helped arrest 537 people in 2012

UK – West Midlands Police EC135 helped arrest 537 people in 2012

MORE than 500 people were arrested in 2012 – who would otherwise have got away had it not been for the West Midlands Police helicopter. The helicopter, known to officers on the street by its call sign ‘Alpha Oscar 1’, has taken off 1,362 times this year and has been involved in 3,698 incidents. Using a… Read more »

Source: West Midlands Police, 07-Jan-13

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Mercy Life Line Air Medical Service adds three EC135P2+

Mercy Life Line Air Medical Service adds three EC135P2+

With an investment of $12 million, Mercy Springfield Communities is bringing faster, safer health care to those who need it in an emergency. Life Line is now operating three new EC135 P2+ helicopters with upgraded technology which will allow pilots to fly in weather conditions they previously could not have faced. Father Alexander Inke, a… Read more »

Source: Mercy Springfield Missouri, 20-Dec-12

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UK’s Suffolk Police helicopter unit now on Twitter

UK’s Suffolk Police helicopter unit now on Twitter

Suffolk Police has increased its presence on social networking sites by launching a Twitter account for the force helicopter. @Angliaskycops launched this morning and police are encouraging residents to follow the new account. Last August Suffolk Police launched a Twitter account for the whole force, tweeting about campaigns, news stories and more. The account now… Read more »

Source: Suffolk Police, 03-Sep-12

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Med-Trans partners with AirMed – Serving Georgia & South Carolina

Med-Trans partners with AirMed – Serving Georgia & South Carolina

Med-Trans Corporation and AirMed of Augusta, Georgia announced today a newly formed partnership between the twoorganizations to operate the AirMed air medical services.  The newly formed partnership will work in unison to manage the highly regarded AirMed flight program well into the future. The two organizations recently joined forces as AirMed was looking to establish a… Read more »

Source: Med-Trans, 20-Aug-12

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