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Med-Trans Now Operating From New Headquarters in Texas

Med-Trans Now Operating From New Headquarters in Texas

National air medical transport leader Med-Trans Corporation has moved its headquarters operations into a new building at the Denton Enterprise Airport. The new 31,500 square foot facility includes 24,000 square feet of office and classroom space in addition to 7,500 square feet of hangar accommodations. The facility becomes Med-Trans’ principal base of operations, including the… Read more »

Source: Med-Trans, 11-Dec-17

Med-Trans And Colleton County Fire Rescue Open New SC Base

Med-Trans And Colleton County Fire Rescue Open New SC Base

A community partnership began recently in South Carolina between Med-Trans Corporation and Colleton County Fire Rescue to form the recently launched CARE Flight program on June 15th, 2017. The hybrid partnership between Med-Trans and Colleton County Fire Rescue is a first in the state of South Carolina and is different from conventional HEMS programs across… Read more »

Source: Med-Trans, 08-Nov-17

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Med-Trans Director Earns AAMS Jim Charlson Safety Award

Med-Trans Director Earns AAMS Jim Charlson Safety Award

Krista Haugen, Director of Patient Safety and Medical Risk Management for Med-Trans Corporation since 2016, has been given the prestigious 2017 Jim Charlson Safety Award by the Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS). AAMS’ highest safety award, sponsored by Airbus Helicopters, Inc., recognizes individuals who make significant contributions to the enhancement, development, and promotion of… Read more »

Source: Med-Trans, 16-Oct-17

UF Health ShandsCair Helicopter arrives in Bay County

UF Health ShandsCair Helicopter arrives in Bay County

A UF Health ShandsCair helicopter landed on the hospital’s helipad Tuesday afternoon marking Bay Medical Sacred Heart’s partnership with Shands and Med-Trans Corporation. The helicopter will service Florida’s panhandle and help to cut down on the time trauma and cardiac patients have to wait to get the care needed. It will be temporarily stationed at… Read more »

Source: Med-Trans Corporation, 03-May-17

Colleton County Paramedics to Join Med-Trans

Colleton County Paramedics to Join Med-Trans

Colleton County has recently signed an employee leasing agreement with Med-Trans Corporation. The agreement will ensure that the county provides the paramedics for the new emergency medical helicopter at Colleton Medical Centre. The contract will begin in June this year. Med-Trans is going to cover the costs of assigning a paramedic to the crew, reports… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 01-May-17

Another Bell 407GXP joins the Med-Trans Mission

Another Bell 407GXP joins the Med-Trans Mission

For over three decades, Med-Trans Air Medical Transport (Med-Trans) has been providing the necessary quick response when lives are on the line. Their extensive, varied helicopter fleet includes numerous Bell 407s that provide transport for a variety of hospital systems, medical centers and EMS agencies in 25 states. Over the years, we have been proud… Read more »

Source: Bell Helicopter, 21-Apr-17

Med-Trans Bases First Air Ambulance Helicopter in Baldwin County

Med-Trans Bases First Air Ambulance Helicopter in Baldwin County

Med-Trans Corporation, a national air medical transport leader, has based a Bell 407 GPX air ambulance helicopter in Baldwin County, Ala. in partnership with Medstar Emergency Medical Services. Flying with the name Medstar Air Care 1, Medstar EMS provides paramedics for the crews, while Med-Trans provides the helicopter, pilots and nurses. Medstar EMS is owned… Read more »

Source: Med-Trans, 07-Dec-16

ASU completes 1,000th Night Vision cockpit mod

ASU completes 1,000th Night Vision cockpit mod

Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) announced today that it completed its 1000th FAA approved night vision cockpit modification. This modification was completed on a Bell 407GXP at Wysong Enterprises, Inc., (Wysong) in Blountville, Tennessee for MED TRANS Air Medical Transport ( Med-Trans Corp). “Achieving our 1000th FAA Certified Cockpit Modification is a major milestone for Aviation… Read more »

Source: ASU, 04-Aug-16

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Singing River and Ochsner bring EMS EC135 to Gulf Coast

Singing River and Ochsner bring EMS EC135 to Gulf Coast

Singing River Health System and Ochsner Health System today announced a new partnership that will bring lifesaving helicopter transportation to the Gulf Coast area. Effective today, the Ochsner Flight Care Program, operated by Med-Trans Corporation, will base a helicopter at Ocean Springs Hospital and will be available to provide emergency air transport for critically ill… Read more »

Source: Ochsner, 15-Jun-16

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Plans approved for Med-Trans hangar at Greene County Municipal Airport

Plans approved for Med-Trans hangar at Greene County Municipal Airport

Plans approved by the local planning commission on Tuesday call for the helicopter hangar and helipad to lie as close to the existing runway and taxiway as possible, limiting the need for the aircraft to fly over parked cars while landing at the airport.  See full story

Source: Greenville Sun, 14-Apr-16

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Med-Trans launches EMS Bell 407GX in McAlester, Oklahoma

Med-Trans launches EMS Bell 407GX in McAlester, Oklahoma

Med-Trans Corp. has launched McAlester Regional Air Care, a critical care air medical helicopter flight program to serve McAlester Regional Health Center. The McAlester-based helicopter carries a medical flight crew consisting of a pilot, registered nurse and paramedic trained to provide superior clinical care. “Med-Trans is pleased to begin service in McAlester to serve McAlester… Read more »

Source: Med-Trans, 10-Sep-15

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Med-Trans Begins Air Medical Service in McAlester, Oklahoma

Med-Trans Begins Air Medical Service in McAlester, Oklahoma

Med-Trans Corp. has launched McAlester Regional Air Care, a critical care air medical helicopter flight program to serve McAlester Regional Health Center. The McAlester-based helicopter carries a medical flight crew consisting of a pilot, registered nurse and paramedic trained to provide superior clinical care. “Med-Trans is pleased to begin service in McAlester to serve McAlester… Read more »

Source: Med-Trans, 03-Sep-15

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Med Trans’ Wings Air Rescue Program Celebrates 20 Years

Med Trans’ Wings Air Rescue  Program Celebrates 20 Years

Deep in the heart of Tennessee, surrounded by the majestic Smoky Mountains, is the birth place of Wings Air Rescue air medical transport services. For the past 20 years and more than 23,000 safe transports, the citizens of the surrounding communities have counted on Wings Air Rescue to bring state of the art medicine to… Read more »

Source: Med Trans, 01-Apr-15

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Med-Trans Selects IRIS for Enhanced Flight Data Monitoring, Tracking, and Communications

Med-Trans Selects IRIS for Enhanced Flight Data Monitoring, Tracking, and Communications

Med-Trans Corp. has partnered with Outerlink Global Solutions and Metro Aviation to provide IRIS flight data tracking, monitoring and communications. This advanced technology is much more than simply flight tracking or flight data monitoring, but rather it is all encompassing. IRIS will provide Med-Trans with the capabilities to record large amounts of aircraft data, process… Read more »

Source: Med-Trans, 10-Mar-15

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Med-Trans Acquires MidAtlantic MedEvac

Med-Trans Acquires MidAtlantic MedEvac

Med-Trans Corp. is pleased to announce the recent acquisition of the MidAtlantic MedEvac air medical program headquartered in Philadelphia, PA. MidAtlantic MedEvac began in 1987 as a traditional hospital based program of Hahnemann Hospital, providing emergency care for scene transports as well as inter-hospital transports. The geographical coverage area for MidAtlantic MedEvac includes eastern Pennsylvania,… Read more »

Source: Med-Trans, 22-Jan-15

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17-Jan-15 N407CR Bell 407 Greenville, US-South Carolina

Aircraft on approach to landing was flown to the right of centerline for landing at the base helipad.  Fuel tank is installed right of the helipad.  At approximately 10ft AGL, main rotor blades contacted fuel tank obstruction light.  Pilot maneuvered aircrat to the left, landing on the center of the helipad.  No injuries to 3… Read more »

17-Jan-15

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Trial date set in Mercy Air Med lawsuit

Trial date set in Mercy Air Med lawsuit

A trial date has been set for a lawsuit involving the Mercy Air Med helicopter that crashed on Jan. 2, 2013, near Ventura, killing three people. See Full Story

Source: Globegazette, 22-Dec-14

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Staten Island University Hospital Gets New Emergency Helicopter

Staten Island University Hospital Gets New Emergency Helicopter

When it comes to treating a patient in an emergency situation, every second counts. A new helicopter being used by a Staten Island University Hospital will cut down on the amount of time it takes to get patients from one place to another. See Full Story

Source: NY 1, 08-Dec-14

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New Air Link Helicopter Lands at Regional West

New Air Link Helicopter Lands at Regional West

Regional West Health Services has a new medical helicopter and Air Link has a brand new look. Med-Trans Corporation, which oversees Air Link’s aviation operations, delivered a brand new Bell 407GX helicopter to the medical center on Sunday. The new aircraft is black, red, and gray and its tail number is N911NE. It is the… Read more »

Source: Air Link Helicopter, 02-Dec-14

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Wysong Enterprises, Inc. Delivers First of Three Bell Helicopter 407GXs to Med-Trans Corporation

Wysong Enterprises, Inc. Delivers First of Three Bell Helicopter 407GXs to Med-Trans Corporation

Wysong Enterprises, Inc., (Wysong) announced the company delivered a Bell Helicopter 407GX to Med-Trans Corporation prior to the Air Medical Transport Conference. This is the first 407GX in Med-Trans extensive fleet across the United States.Med-Trans is one of the world’s largest operators of Bell 407s with approximately 40 in their fleet. “We have worked on… Read more »

Source: Wysong, 19-Sep-14

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Med-Trans Partners with Ochsner Health System

Med-Trans Partners with Ochsner Health System

Med-Trans Corporation and Ochsner Health System of Louisiana announced today their newly formed partnership, with Med-Trans becoming the air medical operator of the Ochsner Flight Care program.  The organizations formed this partnership as Ochsner was seeking a relationship with an air medical provider with similar attributes focused on safe and expeditious treatment and transport of… Read more »

Source: Med-Trans, 06-Aug-14

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Med-Trans takes delivery of 25th EC135

Med-Trans takes delivery of 25th EC135

Med-Trans Corp., a leading provider of air medical transport services, has taken delivery of a new EC135 helicopter, the 25th of the popular twin-engine aircraft model that it has purchased from Airbus Helicopters Inc. and placed into service since 2007. “We have been very pleased with the EC135 as we continue to expand our fleet… Read more »

Source: Airbus Helicopters Inc, 25-Feb-14

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North Colorado Med Evac adds coverage for Denver Health Trauma Center

North Colorado Med Evac adds coverage for Denver Health Trauma Center

Denver Health and North Colorado Med Evac (a Med Trans Corp air medical program) are pleased to announce a contractual preferred provider agreement for air-medical transport and evacuation. This is the first time in the regional trauma center’s 150+ year history that Denver Health has signed a preferred provider for air transport. As the Rocky… Read more »

Source: North Colorado Med Evac, 11-Feb-14

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Baldwin Safety & Compliance to help AMGH harmonize SMS program across group

Baldwin Safety & Compliance to help AMGH harmonize SMS program across group

Air Medical Group Holdings (AMGH), a leader in providing air medical services throughout the United States, has engaged Baldwin Safety & Compliance as its safety management system (SMS) provider for all AMGH subsidiaries. Texas based AMGH, the world’s largest privately held air medical services provider operates through five subsidiaries: Med-Trans Corp, Air Evac Lifeteam, EagleMed,… Read more »

Source: AMGH, 29-Jan-14

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St Marys of Michigan FlightCare upgrades from BK117 to EC135P2e

St Marys of Michigan FlightCare upgrades from BK117 to EC135P2e

A new FlightCare helicopter is now flying the skies over the NE Michigan region to transport critically ill or injured patients to St. Mary’s of Michigan. St. Mary’s has partnered with Med-Trans Corporation to grow their air ambulance program. With this new partnership, Med-Trans is providing a new helicopter and assuming business operations. The new, state-of-the-art… Read more »

Source: St. Mary's of Michigan, 01-Dec-13

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Med-Trans’ North Colorado Med Evac Program adds third Bell 407

Med-Trans’ North Colorado Med Evac Program adds third Bell 407

Med-Trans Corp. and North Colorado Medical Center (NCMC), a Banner Health facility, have announced the expansion of its North Colorado Med Evac air medical transport program with the addition of a third Bell 407 medical helicopter. The aircraft and medical flight crew will be based at the Colorado Plains Regional Airport (Akron, CO) and begin… Read more »

Source: Med-Trans, 12-Nov-13

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Iowa – St. Luke’s Hospital partners with Med-Trans Corp

Iowa – St. Luke’s Hospital partners with Med-Trans Corp

UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s Hospital has finalized an agreement with Med-Trans Corp. to become the new aviation partner for LifeGuard Air Ambulance. Over the past several months St. Luke’s evaluated multiple opportunities to strengthen its air ambulance program. The hospital’s goal is to provide 24/7 air ambulance coverage to patients and emergency response teams…. Read more »

Source: UnityPoint Health, 29-Oct-13

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Med-Trans and Anthem agree on Carilion Life-Guard EMS flights

Med-Trans and Anthem agree on Carilion Life-Guard EMS flights

Med-Trans, the air medical partner operating Carilion Clinic’s Life-Guard helicopters, has reached an agreement with Anthem BlueCross BlueShield of Virginia. Carilion Life-Guard flights are considered in-network for Anthem subscribers. Patients will only be billed for the deductible and co-pay amounts applicable under their insurance plan. The terms of the agreement will be applied to all… Read more »

Source: Carilion Clinic, 08-Oct-13

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Life Air Rescue adds second base in Louisiana with Bell 407

Life Air Rescue adds second base in Louisiana with Bell 407

Med-Trans Corp. has announced the expansion of their Life Air Rescue air medical program, adding a second base in Natchitoches, Louisiana. The life saving program will serve the region 24 hours a day, seven days a week beginning mid-September. The region will benefit from the superior clinical care and exceptional reputation established by Life Air… Read more »

Source: Med-Trans, 05-Sep-13

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Attorneys for Med-Trans file response to Iowa fatal accident lawsuit

Attorneys for Med-Trans file response to Iowa fatal accident lawsuit

Attorneys for Med-Trans Corporation have filed a response in federal court to a lawsuit filed by the family of a victim of January’s Mercy Air Med helicopter crash. see full story Details of lawsuit in Globe Gazette report here HeliHub.com page for this accident – 02-Jan-13 N445MT Bell 407 Ventura, US-Iowa (3F) File photo

Source: KIMT, 21-Aug-13

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Spirit Lifeline – a new EMS Bell 407 in North Dakota

Spirit Lifeline – a new EMS Bell 407 in North Dakota

Spirit Lifeline is based on the grounds of the new St. Joseph’s Hospital and Health Center, which is under construction in west Dickinson. Though the hospital won’t be fully operation until the fall of 2014, the helicopter and its crew are already going strong. see full story The actual aircraft is N242MT, Bell 407 serial 54067

Source: Dickinson Press, 11-Jul-13

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ASU Completes 700th FAA Approved NVIS Modification

ASU Completes 700th FAA Approved NVIS Modification

Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) announced today that it completed its 700th FAA approved night vision cockpit modification. This modification was completed on an EC135 at Metro Aviation in Shreveport, Louisiana for MED TRANS Air Medical Services. “There are a lot of great people that have been instrumental in our reaching this milestone,” said ASU founder… Read more »

Source: ASU, 24-Apr-13

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New Mercy Air Med helicopter is in service

New Mercy Air Med helicopter is in service

A new Mercy Air Med helicopter for Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa has arrived and has been transporting patients since Tuesday, Patti Peterson, RN, director of the Emergency Department at Mercy-North Iowa (see full story).

Source: Globe Gazette, 04-Apr-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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Bell and Air Medical Holdings Group Reach Landmark Deal for 30 Helicopters

Bell and Air Medical Holdings Group Reach Landmark Deal for 30 Helicopters

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), today announced an agreement for the sale of 30 Bell helicopters – 24 Bell 407 and six Bell 206L-4 helicopters – to Air Medical Group Holdings (AMGH), one of the largest independent provider of helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS) in the world. Deliveries are scheduled to begin… Read more »

Source: Bell, 07-Mar-13

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03-Mar-13 N911LL Bell 407 Scottsbluff, US-Nebraska

Bird strike to side of helicopter very shortly after night take-off

03-Mar-13

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Med-Trans appoints Safety Director

Med-Trans appoints Safety Director

We are pleased to announce that David Carr has accepted the position of Safety Director for Med-Trans Corporation (MTC), beginning his position Feb. 14th.   Mr. Carr is a proven safety professional and leader in the aviation industry, having earned numerous safety-related awards and certifications. Prior to joining the Med-Trans Leadership team, Mr. Carr served as… Read more »

Source: Med-Trans, 14-Feb-13

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Med-Trans appoints VP of Partner Development

Med-Trans appoints VP of Partner Development

Med-Trans Corp., a leader in the air medical industry, announced today that Jana Williams has accepted the position of V.P. of Partner Development and will be working out of the Chicago area in addition to the corporate headquarters in Lewisville, Texas. Williams,a transformational leader, has been in EMS for more than 27 years.  She most recently… Read more »

Source: Med-Trans, 27-Jan-13

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Bad start to 2013 – four helicopters down in US, including two on EMS work

Bad start to 2013 – four helicopters down in US, including two on EMS work

Wednesday 2nd January saw a bad start to 2013 with no fewer than four helicopter accidents in the US already recorded on the HeliHub.com accident pages.  Two of these were EMS helicopters, a Med-Trans Bell 407 in Iowa and an Air Methods EC130 in Oklahoma.  The former occurred after night fall and took the lives… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 03-Jan-13

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02-Jan-13 N445MT Bell 407 Ventura, US-Iowa (3F)

Three killed in night time accident north of Ventura – pilot Gene Grell, nurse Shelly Lair-Langenbau and paramedic Russell Piehl.   Reports state it was the helicopter based at Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa.  Post impact fire.  Was en route from Mason City to Emmetsburg.

02-Jan-13

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29-Dec-12 N534MT Bell 407 Big Lake, US-Texas

Emergency landing, Tail boom sliced, damage to main blades.  Helicopter remained upright.  No Fire.  Patient on board

29-Dec-12

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Med-Trans to serve Western North Dakota from April 2013

Med-Trans to serve Western North Dakota from April 2013

Med-Trans Corporation, headquartered in Dallas, Texas and with a satellite office in North Dakota announced today that they will be launching a dedicated air medical helicopter flight program in Western North Dakota in April of 2013.  This specialized air ambulance will support and assist the region’s first responders, hospitals and law enforcement with critically ill… Read more »

Source: Med-Trans, 17-Dec-12

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REACH Air Medical Services acquired by AMGH

REACH Air Medical Services acquired by AMGH

This is the press release confirming the story HeliHub.com ran FIVE WEEKS ago!  – see California’s REACH sold to AMGH REACH Medical Holdings LLC, parent company of REACH Air Medical Services with headquarters in Santa Rosa, has been wholly acquired by Air Medical Group Holdings, Inc. (AMGH). As of December 5, 2012 REACH joins a… Read more »

Source: REACH, 06-Dec-12

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Med-Trans names new COO

Med-Trans names new COO

Med-Trans Corporation announced today the promotion of Rob Hamilton to Chief Operating Officer (COO).  Mr. Hamilton is a proven leader with an incredible perspective on the industry as a whole.   Hamilton most recently held the position of SR V.P. of Business Development. Hamilton will focus on the day-to-day operations and leadership of Med-Trans, assuring the… Read more »

Source: Med-Trans, 05-Nov-12

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California’s REACH sold to AMGH

California’s REACH sold to AMGH

Word is reaching the HeliHub.com office that Air Medical Group Holdings have bought REACH Mediplane in California. Air Medical Group Holdings refers to itself as “the largest independent provider of air medical services in the world”, operating through subsidiaries Air Evac Lifeteam, Med-Trans and EagleMed We are expecting a formal press release today, or possibly… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 30-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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Air Medical Group expands HQ on air ambulance demand

Air Medical Group expands HQ on air ambulance demand

Lewisville-based Air Medical Group Holdings Inc., a national helicopter ambulance company, plans to more than double its headquarters as it relocates within the city limits. (see full story)

Source: Dallas Business News, 15-Oct-12

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Med-Trans orders 16 EC135s to support expanding business model

Med-Trans orders 16 EC135s to support expanding business model

Today, at an event during the ILA Berlin Airshow 2012, American Eurocopter announced that Med-Trans Corporation, an industry leading air medical provider, has signed an agreement 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 its market… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 13-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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AeroCare Expands Brand & Critical Care Services

AeroCare Expands Brand & Critical Care Services

Med-Trans Corp. has announced the transition of their two Carestar air medical programs to their well-known AeroCare brand.  The life saving programs will collectively serve West Texas and New Mexico 24 hours a day, seven days a week beginning June 1st. The region will benefit from the superior clinical care and exceptional reputation established by… Read more »

Source: Med-Trans, 06-Jun-12

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Med-Trans Florida Takes Flight

Med-Trans Florida Takes Flight

Med-Trans Florida, located at Tamiami Airport in Miami is the second aircraft in the southeast region of Florida for Med-Trans Corporation.  Med-Trans Florida will serve as a community asset, rapidly transporting critically ill and injured patients needing urgent acute critical care.  Med-Trans Florida has Preferred Provider Agreements with numerous health systems throughout South Florida and… Read more »

Source: Med-Trans, 28-May-12

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Mercy Air Care celebrates 25 years helping Sioux City

Mercy Air Care celebrates 25 years helping Sioux City

Launched in 1987 with a LongRanger, and progressing to a BK117, Mercy Air Care in Sioux City now flies an EC135 (see full story)

Source: Sioux City Journal, 09-May-12

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14-Apr-12 N509MT Bell 407 Aberdeen, US-South Dakota

Substantially damaged landing on gravel road around 3am local time after experiencing engine trouble on positioning flight after refuelling.  Sole occupant pilot not injured.

14-Apr-12

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MCH to stop co-sponsoring CareStar program

Bill Webster, CEO for Medical Center Hospital, said that the hospital will give full control to their partner Med-Trans.  The program name will be changed to AeroCare, bringing it into line with the naming convention of air medical services in Seminole, Lubbock and Clovis, N.M.  (full story).  They operate two Bell 407s out of Odessa… Read more »

Source: OA Online, 27-Mar-12

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25-Mar-12 N407UT Bell 407 Rockwood, US-Tennessee

Precautionary landing

25-Mar-12

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ShandsCair in Marion County Florida selects Med-Trans

ShandsCair in Marion County Florida selects Med-Trans

Two press releases for this story – first from Med-Trans In continuing with the Marion County Board of Commissioners’ effort to provide citizens with outstanding health services, Marion County Fire Rescue, Shands at the University of Florida (a premier Level 1 Trauma Center headed by Frederick Moore, M.D., one of the most recognized national figures… Read more »

Source: Med-Trans, 09-Feb-12

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Carilion Clinic adds third helicopter – an EC135 with Med-Trans

Carilion Clinic adds third helicopter – an EC135 with Med-Trans

Carilion Clinic will add a third helicopter to its fleet of medical aircraft serving southwest and central Virginia and sections of West Virginia and North Carolina.  The helicopter, called Carilion Life-Guard 12, will be based in the Rockbridge County area. Its presence will further extend Carilion’s ability to serve the region, which includes Allegheny County,… Read more »

Source: Carilion Clinic, 03-Feb-12

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Southeast Texas Air Rescue named Air Medical Service of the Year

Southeast Texas Air Rescue named Air Medical Service of the Year

Med-Trans Corp., a leader in the air medical industry is pleased to announce that their Southeast Texas Air Rescue program was recently named the Texas EMS Air Medical Service of the Year. The Department of Health and Human Services recently presented the award to the Air Rescue team at the Texas EMS Conference in Austin,… Read more »

Source: Med-Trans, 08-Dec-11

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Med-Trans opens new program in west Texas and New Mexico

Med-Trans opens new program in west Texas and New Mexico

Med-Trans has announced the opening of their newest air medical program, AeroCare – Seminole, TX. This life saving program will serve west Texas and New Mexico 24 hours a day, seven days a week beginning October 31st . The region will benefit from the superior clinical care and great reputation built by AeroCare over the last… Read more »

Source: Med-Trans, 02-Nov-11

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Med-Trans appoints VP of Business Development

Med-Trans appoints VP of Business Development

Med-Trans Corp., a leader in the air medical industry, announced today that Ken Grimes has accepted a position as V.P. of Business Development and will be working out of the corporate headquarters in Lewisville, Texas. Grimes has an in-depth knowledge of the air medical services industry, most recently holding the position of Senior Account Manager… Read more »

Source: Med-Trans, 01-Nov-11

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Med-Trans launches EC135 in South Carolina

Med-Trans launches EC135 in South Carolina

Following their announcement of the contract with MUSC, Med-Trans have recently started operations of a new EC135P2+, registration N452MT and Eurocopter serial 0974 out of Charleston.  A profile of the new operation can be found here

Source: WCSC, 24-Aug-11

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Erlanger Life Force receives CAMTS accreditation

Erlanger Life Force receives CAMTS accreditation

Erlanger Health System’s air medical program, LIFE FORCE, has received a three-year accreditation for achieving high priority in patient care and safety from the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS). As of July 15, 148 accredited medical services are through CAMTS. LIFE FORCE is one of three air medical services in Tennessee that… Read more »

Source: Erlanger Health System, 28-Jul-11

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Wysong delivers second of four EMS 407s to Med-Trans

Wysong delivers second of four EMS 407s to Med-Trans

Wysong Enterprises, Inc., (Wysong) announced today that they delivered the second of four Bell 407 EMS Helicopters to Med-Trans Corporation. The completion work included a custom paint scheme, complete avionics system, airframe kits, and numerous safety systems as well as a complete emergency medical interior. “We have completed numerous aircraft for Med-Trans Corporation and the… Read more »

Source: Wysong Enterprises, 21-Jul-11

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South Carolina’s Meducare selects Med-Trans NVG-equipped EC135

South Carolina’s Meducare selects Med-Trans NVG-equipped EC135

MUSC Medical Center, located in Charleston, S.C., has finalized an agreement with Med-Trans Corp. for them to become their new aviation partner for their regional helicopter ambulance service.  Terms were reached after an exhaustive selection process looking at significant factors such as aviation safety, complete customization of the program and excellent customer service. The region… Read more »

Source: Med-Trans, 22-Jun-11

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‘Grand Landing’ of Mercy’s new Air Med helicopter set for April 28

‘Grand Landing’ of Mercy’s new Air Med helicopter set for April 28

The public is invited to a “Grand Landing” Thursday, April 28, of Mercy Air Med’s new helicopter and Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa’s new medical transportation partner, Med-Trans Corp

Source: Globe Gazette, 19-Apr-11

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05-Apr-11 Bell 407 Johnson City, US-Tennessee

Precautionary landing in field.  FAA preliminary report quotes registration as “Wings 1” which would be the callsign.  Wings Air Rescue operates four Bell 407s (N407WA, N911WA, N511MT and N513MT) and we expect the subject one here to be N407WA but we have not got 100% confirmation on that yet

05-Apr-11

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P&WC joins Med-Trans in celebrating 1,000th PW206B2 engine aboard EC135P2s

P&WC joins Med-Trans in celebrating 1,000th PW206B2 engine aboard EC135P2s

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) presented Med-Trans Corporation (Med-Trans) with a commemorative plaque at a ceremony here today marking the delivery of the 1,000th PW206B2 engine aboard Eurocopter’s EC135P2 helicopter. P&WC is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company. “This is another major milestone in our ongoing relationship with Med-Trans, with whom we already have long-term… Read more »

Source: Pratt & Whitney Canada, 06-Mar-11

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Med-Trans names VP of Flight Operations

Med-Trans names VP of Flight Operations

Med-Trans Corporation, a leader in the air medical transport industry has announced Brian Foster has joined the team as their V.P. of Flight Operations. Mr. Foster is a proven leader with 25 years of in-depth experience in aviation operations, safety and training. For the past six years, he held the Vice President, Flight Operations and… Read more »

Source: Med-Trans, 25-Feb-11

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Sioux City’s Mercy Medical Center launches EC135

Sioux City’s Mercy Medical Center launches EC135

The EC 135 replaces one of the two aircrafts currently in Mercy’s fleet, with traffic collision warning systems common on commercial airlines, advanced weather indicators and night vision goggles.

15-Feb-11

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13-Feb-11 N456MT Eurocopter EC135T2+ Browns Mills, US-New Jersey

Bird strike

13-Feb-11

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28-Jan-11 N515MT Bell 407 Colorado Springs, US-Colorado

Precautionary landing on school field after warning light illuminated.  Timed at 3.30am local

28-Jan-11

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Med-Trans partnering with Mercy Medical Center North Iowa

Med-Trans partnering with Mercy Medical Center North Iowa

Med-Trans Corporation has reached a mutual commitment with Mercy Medical Center North Iowa to become their new aviation partner for their helicopter ems program located in Mason City. Both parties recently completed the terms of a formal contract after nearly a 12-month process of selection during which the hospital focused on safety, experience and quality… Read more »

Source: Med-Trans, 17-Jan-11

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Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City signs up with Med-Trans

Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City signs up with Med-Trans

(DALLAS, TX – SIOUX CITY, IA):  Mercy Medical Center – Sioux City has finalized an agreement with Med-Trans Corp. for them to become their new aviation partner for their regional helicopter ambulance service located in Sioux City, Iowa. Terms were reached after nearly a 12-month selection process, looking at significant factors such as customization of… Read more »

Source: Med-Trans, 13-Jan-11

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26-Nov-10 N728AB Eurocopter EC135 Loudonville, US-Ohio

Precautionary landing made in field. Appears to have flown on without further issue.

26-Nov-10

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Med-Trans hires new VP Business Development from Air Methods

Med-Trans hires new VP Business Development from Air Methods

Med-Trans Corp. (MTC) has announced that Rob Hamilton has accepted the position of V.P. of Business Development. Mr. Hamilton will be working out of the corporate headquarters in Lewisville, Texas. “We are very happy to announce this addition to our leadership team and the Med-Trans family. Rob’s experience and in depth knowledge in the industry… Read more »

Source: Med-Trans Corp, 11-Oct-10

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