Mercy Air Mesquite branch receives new helicopter

Mercy Air Mesquite branch receives new helicopter

21-Nov-2014 Source: Mesquite Local News

Training has begun for Mercy Air pilots and staff at Mesquite Airport as they begin familiarity training on a new helicopter manufactured by Agusta of Italy. The Agusta replaces a 1986 Bell which is showing its age. The Agusta is a twin engine ship that’s faster and more powerful than the outdated Bell unit. “We received the helicopter last Friday from Las Vegas,” said pilot Joe Stout. “Company trainers are here taking us through the Agusta and we should be operational by next week. The Bell was slower and the avionics are up to date technology,” added Stout. See Full Story

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