19-Oct-2011 Source: American Eurocopter
American Eurocopter announced that Air Medical Resource Group (AMRG) has exercised their options and ordered four more AS350 B3e helicopters. The options were part of an order announced at Heli-Expo 2011 and will bring AMRGâ€™s fleet of AS350 B3e helicopters to seven
Air Medical Resource Group is the parent company of Eagle Air Med Corporation, Hawaii Life Flight Corporation, Gallup Med Flight and Guardian Flight, Inc. The helicopters will help to expand market coverage in their primary operating areas
â€œThis order further emphasizes the proven, multi-mission appeal of the AS350 family of helicopters,â€ said Treg Manning, American Eurocopter Vice President of Sales. â€œThe AS350 B3e will provide the reliability and power for AMRG to broaden its service area and capabilities, and the capacity for it to expand the care offered to customers and patients.â€
The AS350 B3e is the evolution of the best-selling AStar family that was introduced during Heli-Expo. It features a more powerful Turbomeca Arriel 2D turboshaft engine, along with a new-generation digital FADEC (Full Authority Digital Engine Control) and an engine data recorder for condition monitoring.
Air Medical Resource Group specializes in fixed wing air medical transportation services throughout the states of Utah, Arizona, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Alaska and Hawaii.Â The company operates under its own Part 135 Certificate and its headquarters are located in South Jordan, Utah.
About American Eurocopter
American Eurocopter is the U.S. affiliate of Eurocopter, the largest helicopter manufacturer in the world, and a subsidiary of EADS North America Holdings, the North American operations of EADS, the second largest aerospace and defense company in the world. American Eurocopter is a helicopter manufacturer and markets, sells and supports the broadest range of civil and para-public helicopters offered by any manufacturer. The product line represents the most cost-effective, technologically-advanced helicopters, ranging from light single to heavy twin, serving all markets and missions. American Eurocopterâ€™s headquarters and main facility are in Grand Prairie, TX, with a large manufacturing and production facility in Columbus, MS.