Dare County MedFlight

Dare County MedFlight to upgrade to new H145

Dare County MedFlight to upgrade to new H145

12-Mar-2019Source: Airbus Helicopters

North Carolina air medical operator Dare County MedFlight will be the first customer in North America to retrofit its helicopter to the new 5-bladed version, announced today at the Heli-Expo tradeshow at the Georgia World Congress Center. The new version of Airbus Helicopters’ best-selling H145 light twin-engine helicopter brings a new, innovative five-bladed rotor to... Read more

Metro Aviation Delivers North America’s First H145 T2

Metro Aviation Delivers North America’s First H145 T2

3-Aug-2015Source: Metro Aviation

Metro recently delivered its 75th H145 completion and the first H145 T2 in North America to Dare MedFlight, a leading air medical provider serving North Carolina’s Dare County.  As the launch customer for the H145 T2, Dare County worked closely with Metro Aviation to ensure the new airframe fit their exact mission profile. The H145... Read more

Dare MedFlight tests Eastman Turbo Oil 2197 versus current lubricant

Dare MedFlight tests Eastman Turbo Oil 2197 versus current lubricant

30-Apr-2015Source: Eastman

Dare MedFlight, a rapid medical transportation provider, recently completed a performance comparison between Eastman Turbo Oil 2197 and their current high thermal stability (HTS) oil. The purpose of the testing was to track the performance of the two HTS oils, specifically carbon or coke buildup in the engine vent tube. The oil testing was carried... Read more

Metro Aviation Completes 75th Airbus EC145

Metro Aviation Completes 75th Airbus EC145

4-Mar-2015Source: Metro Aviation

Metro Aviation operates the largest, most comprehensive air medical completion center in the world and has completed more EC135s and EC145s than any other completion center.  Metro is in the process of completing its 75th EC145, which is also North America’s first EC145 T2, a considerable milestone for the company that recently celebrated its 200th... Read more

Dare County MedFlight of North Carolina is US EC145T2 launch customer

Dare County MedFlight of North Carolina is US EC145T2 launch customer

3-Mar-2015

Dare County MedFlight, the air medical service provider for much of the Outer Banks region of North Carolina and the site of the Wright Brothers first flight, is the U.S. launch customer for the Airbus Helicopters EC145 T2. The Dare County aircraft is on display at Airbus Helicopters Booth #2437 during Heli-Expo 2015. A longtime... Read more

Dare County budgets $9.1M for new Medflight helicopter

Dare County budgets $9.1M for new Medflight helicopter

10-Oct-2011Source: HeliHub.com

Dare County in northern New York state has recently approved a long-term budget request for a new helicopter.  Figures listed in the County Commission’s meeting minutes of 3rd October show a purchase figure of $9.1M budgeted for, with plans to spread the cost over 10 years. Dare County currently operates a Eurocopter BK117 registered N401DC... Read more

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