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MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) is proud to celebrate the delivery of a new, custom-configured MD 530F with the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO). Officially accepted into operation in February, it is an honor to deliver EAGLE 1 to the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office fleet, Sheriff Margaret Mims, and the Fresno County Board of Supervisors. With… Read more »
MD Helicopters, 01-Mar-18
Fresno County Sheriff’s Office has recently purchased a new helicopter, Eagle One. Coming to a cost of $3.8 million, the MD 530F was partly paid for by federal asset forfeiture money. They currently have two older 530E helicopters, that they hope to sell in the near future, reports Fox26.
MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) is pleased to announce an order by the Fresno County Sherriff’s Office, Fresno, California, for a new MD 530F. Unanimously approved by the Fresno County Board of Supervisors last week, the new MD 530F will deliver greater horsepower, increased payload capability, and reduced operating costs. Currently, Fresno County’s helicopter fleet includes… Read more »
MD Helicopters, 05-Jan-16
The department’s two MD500E helicopters were both built in 1991, purchased used in 1996 and have flown a combined total of more than 30,000 hours. Supervisor Brian Pacheco said the terrorist threat was a reason for his support. “I believe the events of the past week show that we need to have our best and… Read more »
Emergency night landing in school field after experiencing unusual rotor blade vibration. Attended to by engineer next day on site. Pilot named by CBS47 as Johnny Reyes