Mercy Flight

Bell Delivers Three B429s

Bell Delivers Three B429s

2-Oct-2018Source: Bell Flight

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today the delivery of three Bell 429s to Mercy Flight Inc. “The Bell 429 delivers exceptional speed and aircraft readiness when minutes matter,” said Jay Ortiz, vice president, Commercial Business, Americas. “Bell is incredibly proud to provide aircraft to support the men and women of Mercy... Read more

Mercy Flight signs for three more 429s

Mercy Flight signs for three more 429s

13-Nov-2017Source: Bell Helicopter

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today the signed purchase agreement for three additional Bell 429s to Mercy Flight Inc. “Mercy Flight and Bell Helicopter have shared a rich history since they started their business more than 35 years ago using a Bell 206 Jet Ranger,” said Anthony Moreland, vice president, North... Read more

Mercy Flight Western New York opens new facility

Mercy Flight Western New York opens new facility

27-May-2016Source: HeliHub.com

Mercy Flight Western New York have this week opened a new facility in Springville, behind the Bertrand Chaffee Hospital. The ribbon cutting and blessing ceremony was completed on Monday afternoon.  The 3,600-square-foot hangar and Mercy EMS base is expected to improve response times by allowing the nonprofit organization to position its aircraft and crews closer... Read more

Picente Announces New Critical Care Air Medical Transportation

Picente Announces New Critical Care Air Medical Transportation

30-Apr-2015Source: Oneida County

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced the arrival of a new, air medical base operation by Mercy Flight Central at Griffiss International Airport which will begin this June.  The agreement calls for a temporary base of operation from June through Labor Day.  Mercy Flight Central will station one of its aircraft from 9:00am... Read more

Josephine County drops Medford-based Mercy Flights

Josephine County drops Medford-based Mercy Flights

20-Mar-2015Source: Mail Tribune

Mercy Flights’ 66-year run of being the main provider of air ambulance service to Josephine County appears to be coming to an end. See Full Story... Read more

03-Jan-14 N585TJ Eurocopter Bo105 Pembroke, US-New York

03-Jan-14 N585TJ Eurocopter Bo105 Pembroke, US-New York

3-Jan-2014

Badly damaged when fell off the trailer it was being transported on Interstate 90.  Road conditions were snowy.  Helicopter was withdrawn in 2011 and has been sold to a new owner in Australia.  It still appears to be carrying old registration N505TJ (since taken up by a new Bell 429) and not its reassigned reg N585TJ.... Read more

Clarinda Regional Health Center renovates helipad

Clarinda Regional Health Center renovates helipad

17-Jan-2013Source: Clarinda Regional Health Center

Clarinda Regional Health Center’s (CRHC) helipad has been undergoing some renoavation to accommodate the new 24-hour Mercy One – Clarinda medical helicopter service.  Updates include adding an on-site 6,000 gallon fuel tank, running water and electrical service, additional lighting, and fencing around both the helipad and the fuel tank. These additions are part of a... Read more

New York’s Mercy Flight to get $3M loan to buy Bell 429

New York’s Mercy Flight to get $3M loan to buy Bell 429

4-Mar-2011Source: U.S. Senator Charles E Schumer

U.S. Senator Charles E Schumer announced that Mercy Flight WNY will be the recipient of a $3 million loan from the U.S. Department of Agriculture in order to update their aging fleet of medevac EMS helicopters. The loan, to be disbursed through USDA’s Community Facility Direct Loan program will allow Mercy Flight WNY to purchase a new,... Read more

Mercy Flight selects Becker Avionics’ DVCS6100 Digital Audio System for B429 and BK117

Mercy Flight selects Becker Avionics’ DVCS6100 Digital Audio System for B429 and BK117

11-Feb-2011Source: Becker Avionics

Becker Avionics’ DVCS6100 Digital Audio System was recently selected by Mercy Flight Inc. of Buffalo, NY, for integration into their newly purchased Bell 429 light-twin helicopter and one of their existing BK117 EMS helicopters. The new aircraft will be delivered by Bell Helicopter Tennessee (formally Edwards and Associates) to Edwards and Associates during the first... Read more

Mercy Flight accuses police helicopters of stealing emergency calls for publicity

Mercy Flight accuses police helicopters of stealing emergency calls for publicity

4-Nov-2009Source: Syracuse Post-Standard

Mercy Flight Central claims Onondaga County’s Air One helicopter and the state police helicopter in the area are jumping calls — responding to medical emergencies before Mercy Flight has a chance to go — for emergency transports and putting patients in danger.... Read more

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