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03-Apr-21 N74347 Robinson R22 Baltimore, US-Maryland

03-Apr-21 N74347 Robinson R22 Baltimore, US-Maryland

3-Apr-2021

FAA report “tail rotor strike during hover manoevres”... Read more

12-Sep-20 N453F Airbus H120 Baltimore, US-Maryland

12-Sep-20 N453F Airbus H120 Baltimore, US-Maryland

12-Sep-2020

Precautionary emergency landing at Patterson Park on after a warning light came on (per press), or “altitude and radio issues” (per FAA)... Read more

11-Aug-20 N45?F Airbus H120 Baltimore, US-Maryland

11-Aug-20 N45?F Airbus H120 Baltimore, US-Maryland

11-Aug-2020

Police helicopter made emergency landing in park.  No damage/injuries Data from market intelligence firm Parapex Media shows that Baltimore Police currently operate four Airbus H120s, registered N451F, N452F, N453F and N454F... Read more

Maryland State Police mark 50 years of medevac flights

Maryland State Police mark 50 years of medevac flights

23-Mar-2020Source: Maryland Government

The Maryland State Police Aviation Command marks the 50th anniversary of the first civilian medevac mission flown in our state and the commencement of an integrated emergency medical system whose members have helped saved tens of thousands of lives since. On March 19, 1970, at 11:20 a.m., Maryland State Police “Helicopter 108,” crewed by pilot... Read more

30-Sep-18 N440SH Robinson R44 Westminster, US-Maryland

30-Sep-18 N440SH Robinson R44 Westminster, US-Maryland

30-Sep-2018

Helicopter was trying to take off from the top level of a parking garage when the operator lost control, striking a parked car... Read more

Avian-Precise Co awarded $57M contract for Vertical Lift Engineering

Avian-Precise Co awarded $57M contract for Vertical Lift Engineering

12-Feb-2018Source: US DoD

AVIAN-Precise Co.,* Lexington Park, Maryland, is being awarded a $57,399,109 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for approximately 739,200 hours sustaining engineering, training and tools in support of the Naval Air Systems Command’s Systems Engineering Department (AIR-4.1).  Services to be provided include direct systems sustainment engineering support throughout the full life cycle of a weapon system from concept development to disposal... Read more

A Fight to Keep Maryland Natural Resources Police Helicopter

A Fight to Keep Maryland Natural Resources Police Helicopter

13-Mar-2017Source: HeliHub.com

Late last year, Maryland Natural Resources Police received their helicopter back after seven years. Their 1972 Bell Jet Ranger, named Natural 1, was transferred in 2009 to Harford County Sheriff’s Office due to a budget cut. Mark Belton, the NRP’s secretary went to great lengths to reacquire the helicopter and spent $158, 000 on an... Read more

Aviation Unit Returns to the Department of Natural Resources

Aviation Unit Returns to the Department of Natural Resources

4-Dec-2016Source: Department of Natural Resources

With deer hunting season and oyster harvesting reaching their peaks, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources has added a new conservation enforcement tool to its fleet: its own helicopter. The black-and-gold aircraft, Natural 1, has resumed its place after a seven-year absence on the department’s roster. The helicopter will be used as a surveillance platform... Read more

Baltimore County PD safety record recognized by Airbus

Baltimore County PD safety record recognized by Airbus

26-Jul-2016Source: Airbus

Baltimore County (Md.) Police Department’s Aviation Team began operations in 1983 with a small Cessna aircraft that it leased for $1 a year. Today, the elite team responds to some 5,000 calls a year using its fleet of three Airbus Helicopters H125 AStars, the most widely purchased helicopter by U.S. law enforcement agencies. Airbus Helicopters... Read more

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company provides alternate helipad for local hospital

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company provides alternate helipad for local hospital

2-Jul-2016Source: BGE

BGE and the University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) have finalized an agreement to utilize BGE’s Spring Gardens Facility in Baltimore as an alternate landing site for medevac helicopters transporting patients to the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center / University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC). A simulated patient transport, including a test helicopter landing... Read more

PHI Air Medical reaches agreement with insurer CareFirst

PHI Air Medical reaches agreement with insurer CareFirst

16-Mar-2016Source: Baltimore Business Journal

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, the state’s leading insurer, and PHI Air Medical, a national air ambulance company that serves the University of Maryland Medical System, have reached an agreement that won’t leave patients with the (increasingly hefty) bill.  See full story... Read more

NBAA Supports Aviation Tax Exemption in Maryland

NBAA Supports Aviation Tax Exemption in Maryland

10-Feb-2016Source: NBAA

NBAA strongly supports a Maryland bill that would exempt aircraft repair and upgrade parts from sales tax, saying that without the repair exemption, the state is at a competitive disadvantage to other neighboring states. NBAA Supports Aviation Tax Exemption in Maryland “The exemption proposed in SB14 is sound tax policy that will lead to increased... Read more

Harford County Sheriff’s Office to discontinue aviation unit

Harford County Sheriff’s Office to discontinue aviation unit

8-Jul-2015Source: Wbal TV

In making the announcement, Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler cited safety, cost, focus and usage as reasons for the decision. See full story ... Read more

24-Mar-15 N43CM Bell 206B Taylors Island, US-Maryland

24-Mar-15 N43CM Bell 206B Taylors Island, US-Maryland

24-Mar-2015

Landed in shallow water close to the shore of Taylor’s Island.  Remained upright and the 2 POB got out and walked to the shore after experiencing a mechanical problem.  Pilot named as 45-year-old Vincent Giglio of New Jersey and passenger 61-year-old Ronald Lopes of New York... Read more

Haskell awarded $21M order to build helicopter operations facility at Joint Base Andrews

Haskell awarded $21M order to build helicopter operations facility at Joint Base Andrews

9-Jan-2015Source: US DoD

The Haskell Co., Jacksonville, Florida, is being awarded $21,754,670 for firm-fixed-price task order 0002 under a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity multiple award construction contract (N40080-10-D-0491) for the design and construction of a helicopter operations facility at Joint Base Andrews Naval Air Facility Washington.  The work provides for a new two-story facility to accommodate consolidation of two... Read more

23-Oct-14 N7518Q Robinson R44 Frederick, US-Maryland (3F)

23-Oct-14 N7518Q Robinson R44 Frederick, US-Maryland (3F)

23-Oct-2014

Mid-air collision with Cirrus fixed wing N122ES.  Helicopter crashed fatally in an industrial area.  Total of three fatal – named later as Christopher David Parsons, 29, of Westminster, an instructor for Advanced Helicopter Concepts.  William Jenkins, 47, of Colorado, and Breandan J. MacFawn, 35, of Cumberland, were also killed... Read more

Maryland State Police Takes Delivery of 10th AW139

Maryland State Police Takes Delivery of 10th AW139

6-Aug-2014Source: AgustaWestland

AgustaWestland has delivered to Maryland State Police the 10th AW139 to be used for the state’s emergency medical, search and rescue, law enforcement and homeland security missions. All 10 of the aircraft ordered have been fully built and delivered from the company’s Philadelphia assembly line, with continued technical support provided by the Philadelphia-based Customer Support... Read more

Metro Aviation delivers second EC145 to Boston MedFlight

Metro Aviation delivers second EC145 to Boston MedFlight

11-Jul-2014Source: Metro Aviation

Metro Aviation recently completed and delivered a new EC145 for Boston MedFlight, a critical care transport service in New England. This is the second EC145 that Metro has completed for Boston MedFlight. “We are excited to receive our second Airbus EC145 after its completion from Metro Aviation. This gives us the youngest operating fleet in... Read more

Fourth EC135 delivered to Massachusetts State Police

Fourth EC135 delivered to Massachusetts State Police

11-Jul-2014Source: Airbus Helicopters

Airbus Helicopters Inc.(AHI) has delivered a fourth EC135T2+ twin engine helicopter to the Massachusetts State Police, further demonstrating the company’s strong leadership position in the U.S. law enforcement helicopter market for both single engine and twine engine aircraft. Massachusetts State Police selected the EC135 in 2009as the replacement aircraft for their existing fleet of Airbus... Read more

25-May-14 N9023Z Brantly B2B Hart-Miller Island, US-Maryland

25-May-14 N9023Z Brantly B2B Hart-Miller Island, US-Maryland

25-May-2014

Helicopter was reported “in difficulties” and had reported tail rotor control issues.  Hard landing, helicopter fell over onto its port side on landing.  Pilot and Passenger walked away... Read more

01-May-14 N802CP Robinson R22 Frederick, US-Maryland

01-May-14 N802CP Robinson R22 Frederick, US-Maryland

1-May-2014

During low level hover while training, helicopter fell to the ground and onto its starboard side... Read more

Maryland AW139s flew 136 community outreach missions in 2013

Maryland AW139s flew 136 community outreach missions in 2013

5-Mar-2014Source: WBFF Television

Maryland State Police have disclosed they flew 136 community outreach missions in 2013 amid mounting costs for maintaining dual medevac fleets during a troubled transition to new AW-139 helicopters.  See full story... Read more

US Army National Guard Units Make First HeliWagon Purchases

US Army National Guard Units Make First HeliWagon Purchases

25-Feb-2014Source: HeliWagon

HeliWagonTM announced this week that the company has delivered new HeliWagon mobile landing dollies to the New Jersey National Guard and the Maryland National Guard. New Jersey accepted delivery of four units and Maryland accepted delivery of their first HeliWagon. “We saw the Heliwagon demonstrated and it had all of the capabilities we were looking... Read more

Maryland Senator questions State Police AW139 rollout

Maryland Senator questions State Police AW139 rollout

4-Feb-2014Source: Fox 45

State Senator John Astle says he wants more details about a spate of recent emergency repairs on the older Dauphin helicopters and the apparent slower-than-planned roll-out of the new AW-139s.  See full story... Read more

31-Jan-14 N85SK Eurocopter EC130 Westminster, US-Maryland

31-Jan-14 N85SK Eurocopter EC130 Westminster, US-Maryland

31-Jan-2014

Force landed in field near Clearview Airport... Read more

Harford Sheriff gets airborne with helicopter purchase

Harford Sheriff gets airborne with helicopter purchase

28-Nov-2013Source: Baltimore Sun

The Sheriff’s Office has scheduled a press conference for Tuesday 3rd December at the Forest Hill Business Airpark to make the announcement and debut their Bell OH-58  See full story  [File photo]... Read more

Team Gamera Sets New Record for Human Powered Helicopter Flight Duration

Team Gamera Sets New Record for Human Powered Helicopter Flight Duration

1-Nov-2013Source: Team Gamera

University of Maryland students from Team Gamera have unofficially set a world record of 97 seconds for the duration of a human powered helicopter flight. The announcement came at an event on Saturday, October 26 celebrating the team’s accomplishments, which was attended by senior officials from the Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, United Technologies Corporation, the American Helicopter Society (AHS)... Read more

Maryland State Police confirm pilot error in Dauphin wheels-up landing

Maryland State Police confirm pilot error in Dauphin wheels-up landing

15-Oct-2013Source: WBFF Fox 45

Pilot error was the reason a state medevac helicopter hit the tarmac without its landing gear deployed last month, state police confirmed see full story See also HeliHub.com page for this incident 25-Sep-13 N95MD Eurocopter AS365N3 Leonardtown, US-Maryland... Read more

25-Sep-13 N95MD Eurocopter AS365N3 Leonardtown, US-Maryland

25-Sep-13 N95MD Eurocopter AS365N3 Leonardtown, US-Maryland

25-Sep-2013

State Police helicopter made wheels-up landing and remained upright on the fuselage... Read more

12-Sep-13 AgustaWestland AW139 Baltimore, US-Maryland

12-Sep-13 AgustaWestland AW139 Baltimore, US-Maryland

12-Sep-2013

Helicopter grounded after pilot found hole (possibly from a bullet) in a rotor blade on pre-flight inspection... Read more

30-May-13 N407HC Bell 407 Columbia, US-Maryland

30-May-13 N407HC Bell 407 Columbia, US-Maryland

30-May-2013

Emergency landing in school field, helicopter remained upright.  Tail boom sliced by main rotor blades... Read more

05-Jan-13 Eurocopter EC120 Baltimore, US-Maryland

05-Jan-13 Eurocopter EC120 Baltimore, US-Maryland

5-Jan-2013

Word reaching us that a Baltimore Police EC120 has made an emergency landing near the junction of Hanover Street and Reedbird Avenue in Baltimore at 0025 local time.  Later flew back to base.... Read more

First landing made at new Frederick Memorial Hospital helipad

First landing made at new Frederick Memorial Hospital helipad

12-Oct-2012Source: Your4State

A Maryland State Police Dauphin touched down for the first time Thursday morning for a test landing at Frederick Memorial Hospital’s new rooftop helipad. (see full story)... Read more

Maryland State Police unveil new medevac AW139

Maryland State Police unveil new medevac AW139

7-Oct-2012Source: Maryland State Police

On Fridya, Governor Martin O’Malley joined Colonel Marcus Brown, officials from AgustaWestland, representatives from the state’s emergency medical services community, and other officials to unveil the first new Maryland State Police medevac helicopter, an important step forward in replacing Maryland’s aging medevac helicopter fleet. “The most sacred responsibility that any government holds is to protect... Read more

Baltimore Police start operating new EC120 fleet

Baltimore Police start operating new EC120 fleet

31-Aug-2012Source: HeliHub.com

Following the decision to replace their existing Eurocopter EC120 fleet, Baltimore Police have recently launched operations with the first of their four new helicopters – replacing the four old ones which are all at or close to their 12 year overhaul.  By taking new aircraft, the Maryland city has also been provided the opportunity to... Read more

Clark School Team unofficially satisfies two Sikorsky Prize requirements

Clark School Team unofficially satisfies two Sikorsky Prize requirements

29-Aug-2012Source: A. James Clark School of Engineering

Flight Reached Height of Two Feet Towards 10-Foot Requirement Students on the Gamera human-powered helicopter team at the University of Maryland’s A. James Clark School of Engineering have unofficially satisfied two of the three American Helicopter Society Sikorsky Prize competition requirements with a flight that unofficially lasted 65 seconds, stayed within a 10 square meter... Read more

Clark School Team to Fly Revamped Gamera II HPH

Clark School Team to Fly Revamped Gamera II HPH

28-Aug-2012Source: A. James Clark School of Engineering

Larger Space to Allow for Longer, Higher Flights The following advisory is from the A. James Clark School of Engineering: WHAT: A team of A. James Clark School of Engineering students will fly a modified version of their human-powered helicopter, Gamera II, in a much larger space than in previous flight attempts. Gamera II is... Read more

Maryland State Police exercises options for three AW139s

Maryland State Police exercises options for three AW139s

19-Jul-2012Source: AgustaWestland

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that Maryland State Police Aviation Command has executed options under their current contract for three additional AW139 medium twin helicopters. These aircraft will be used for emergency medical, search and rescue, law enforcement and homeland security missions. This order follows an initial contract for six AW139s placed... Read more

American Eurocopter delivers first two EC120s to Baltimore Police

American Eurocopter delivers first two EC120s to Baltimore Police

13-Jul-2012Source: American Eurocopter

In October of last year, the Baltimore Police Department ordered four EC120® helicopters as part of a fleet renewal program for its current fleet of four EC120s that it has been operating since 2000. The delivery of two of the department’s new EC120s will take place in July, with the remaining two delivered in August.... Read more

Human-Powered Helicopter Team Sets New Unofficial 35-Second Flight Duration Benchmark

Human-Powered Helicopter Team Sets New Unofficial 35-Second Flight Duration Benchmark

22-Jun-2012Source: Clark School of Engineering

On June 20, students on the Gamera II human-powered helicopter team from the University of Maryland’s A. James Clark School of Engineering set a new, unofficial flight duration record of approximately 35 seconds. If verified by the National Aeronautic Association, this new time will supersede the team’s previous world record of 11.4 seconds set last July. The Gamera... Read more

Maryland State Police spends $500K more on AW139s before delivery

Maryland State Police spends $500K more on AW139s before delivery

21-Jun-2012

The Maryland Board of Public Works voted Wednesday to grant $500K more to AgustaWestland to account for a remodeled searchlight and medical interiors on their nine AW139s, none of which are yet delivered. (see full story)... Read more

09-Jun-12 Mosquito Mount Vernon, US-Maryland

09-Jun-12 Mosquito Mount Vernon, US-Maryland

9-Jun-2012

Single engined helicopter crashed into the Wicomico River near the Whitehaven Ferry.  Rescued by boat without serious injuries.... Read more

Maryland National Guard celebrates UH-72 arrival

Maryland National Guard celebrates UH-72 arrival

20-Apr-2012Source: Maryland National Guard

The Maryland Army National Guard introduced their new helicopter during an orientation event conducted at Camp Fretterd Military Reservation near Reisterstown, Md., April 18. The event gave service members and the media the opportunity to learn about the capabilities of the new UH-72A ‘Lakota’ helicopter and what benefits it brings to the Maryland Army National... Read more

20-Feb-12 N82MD Eurocopter AS365N2 Harford County, US-Maryland

20-Feb-12 N82MD Eurocopter AS365N2 Harford County, US-Maryland

20-Feb-2012

Engine vibrations in flight, made emergency landing and there was a fire in the engine too... Read more

AW139 EMS interiors – it’s not just an Ornge problem

AW139 EMS interiors – it’s not just an Ornge problem

9-Feb-2012Source: HeliHub.com

Ontario’s air ambulance operator Ornge has had a number of problems recently, a number of them documented here on HeliHub.com. One ongoing aspect is the “emergency room in the air” EMS interior fitted to the AW139s which have been deemed unsuitable for the role they are intended for.  Problems identified particularly include the height of... Read more

FAI recognise human-powered helicopter’s 11.4-second flight

FAI recognise human-powered helicopter’s 11.4-second flight

21-Nov-2011Source: Clark School

The FAI has certified that the Clark School’s Gamera human-powered helicopter team set world records earlier this year for flight duration and flight duration with a female pilot. The FAI certified the 4.2-second flight of May 12, 2011, and the 11.4-second flight of July 13, 2011, which supersedes the first. Gamera was designed and built by a... Read more

City to pay $245K in police whistle-blower case

City to pay $245K in police whistle-blower case

27-Oct-2011Source: Baltimore Sun

Former officer Samuel K. Miller, wrote a memo in 2006 criticizing the Police Department for failing to properly train officers in the helicopter unit and to properly maintain the helicopters. The settlement includes a $120,000 payment to Miller and $125,000 in legal fees and other costs (see full story)... Read more

Eurocopter confirms Baltimore Police EC120 order

Eurocopter confirms Baltimore Police EC120 order

24-Oct-2011Source: American Eurocopter

What follows is the formal press release from American Eurocopter, issued today.  However, HeliHub.com broke this story five weeks ago on 22nd September – see here. American Eurocopter announced today that the Baltimore Police Department has ordered four EC120’s to update its current fleet of four aircraft. The department is one of the leading law... Read more

Univ Maryland schedules CH-53K presentation

Univ Maryland schedules CH-53K presentation

21-Oct-2011Source: University of Maryland

Join the Department of Aerospace Engineering on November 10, 2011 for a presentation on The CH-53K Marine Corps Program with Dr. Michael S. Torok,Vice President and Chief Engineer of the Marine Corps Program. The talk will take place in the lecture hall (room 1110) of the Jeong H. Kim Engineering building. Meet the Speaker Michael S.... Read more

Baltimore Police buys four EC120s

Baltimore Police buys four EC120s

22-Sep-2011Source: HeliHub.com

In a major about-turn, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has this week approved the purchase of four new Eurocopter EC120s and support package for $9.5 Million.  Less than two years ago, she had threatened to ground the Police Department in a budget reduction plan. Police Commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III was on hand to thank the... Read more

Howard County Police receives Aero Dynamix NVG conversion

Howard County Police receives Aero Dynamix NVG conversion

23-Aug-2011Source: Aero Dynamix

Aero Dynamix Inc. is very proud to announce the completion and delivery of the Howard County Police night vision goggle modified Bell 407 aircraft. ’We are very pleased to be working with a large number of law enforcement agencies on the conversion of their aircraft for night vision goggle operations’ stated General Manager Dennis Trout.... Read more

29-Jul-11 N39SH Schweizer 300C Darlington, US-Maryland

29-Jul-11 N39SH Schweizer 300C Darlington, US-Maryland

29-Jul-2011

Heavy landing which damaged the helicopter after pilot Steven Rindone experienced severe in-flight vibration and put the helicopter down as soon as he could.... Read more

Gamera Human-Powered helicopter team achieves new 12.4 sec unofficial flight duration

Gamera Human-Powered helicopter team achieves new 12.4 sec unofficial flight duration

28-Jul-2011Source: Clark School of Engineering

On July 13, the students on the Gamera human-powered helicopter team from the University of Maryland’s A. James Clark School of Engineering completed their scheduled summer flight session with a new unofficial flight duration of 12.4 seconds. If verified by the National Aeronautic Association, this new time will shatter the team’s previous 4.2-second U.S. national record set... Read more

Maryland State Police to relocate a helicopter to Port Deposit or Colora at peak times

Maryland State Police to relocate a helicopter to Port Deposit or Colora at peak times

28-Jun-2011Source: Dagger Press

Knowing minutes can mean the difference between life and death, the Maryland State Police Aviation Command is implementing a plan to pre-position the medevac helicopter stationed in Baltimore County closer to where it is most frequently used in Northeastern Maryland during hours of peak mission demand.... Read more

Clark School’s human-powered helicopter flight wins national recognition

Clark School’s human-powered helicopter flight wins national recognition

9-Jun-2011Source: University of Maryland

The National Aeronautic Association has certified that onMay 12, 2011, the human-powered helicopter Gamera, designed and built by graduate and undergraduate students of theUniversity of Maryland’s A. James Clark School of Engineering and piloted by biology student Judy Wexler, achieved lift-off and hovered for 4.2 seconds, thereby establishing the U.S. national records for the duration of... Read more

Maryland State Police to relocate Salisbury helicopter on summer weekends

Maryland State Police to relocate Salisbury helicopter on summer weekends

29-May-2011Source: Del Marva Now

The Maryland State Police helicopter typically stationed in Salisbury will be relocated to the Ocean City Airport for weekends during the summer. Police say the switch means they can respond more quickly to medical crises in the tourist-packed resort.... Read more

24-May-11 Oxon Hill

24-May-11 Oxon Hill

24-May-2011

Prince George’s County Fire Department Spokesperson Mark Brady says a military helicopter made an emergency landing... Read more

University of Maryland achieves World Record with human-powered helicopter

University of Maryland achieves World Record with human-powered helicopter

13-May-2011Source: University of Maryland

HI-RES VIDEO:http://lecture.umd.edu/detsmediasite/Viewer/?peid=7ec9bc500b61490aaf49b05320e0cda61d COLLEGE PARK, Md.–A team of more than 50 students at the University of Maryland’s A. James Clark School of Engineering has succeeded in flying their human-powered helicopter, Gamera. Pilot Judy Wexler, a 24-year-old biology graduate student at UM, pedaled furiously, taking the craft several inches into the air for about 4 seconds, setting... Read more

Clark School team to test Human-Powered Helicopter

Clark School team to test Human-Powered Helicopter

5-May-2011Source: University of Maryland

The following is being released today by A. James Clark School of Engineering: WHAT: In a step toward winning the Sikorsky Prize, a team of A. James Clark School of Engineering students will attempt for the first time to test-fly their human-powered helicopter, called Gamera. Gamera has a rotor at each of the four ends of its X-shaped frame,... Read more

USCG hosts 4th annual SAR Conference in Baltimore

USCG hosts 4th annual SAR Conference in Baltimore

1-May-2011Source: US Coast Guard

BALTIMORE – The Coast Guard hosted the 2011 Search and Rescue Conference at Coast Guard Sector Baltimore to improve cooperation between search and rescue agencies in the upper Chesapeake Bay and the Potomac River, Friday. Approximately 100 members from the Coast Guard, Maryland Natural Resources Police, Maryland State Police, and supervisors from more than 25... Read more

Maryland at fault in ’08 State Police crash that killed four, US claims

Maryland at fault in ’08 State Police crash that killed four, US claims

15-Apr-2011Source: Baltimore Sun

In its latest filing, the federal government says the pilot failed to properly assess the risk of landing the helicopter and executing an approach to the base’s runway, and that he attempted to descend too quickly.... Read more

Maryland ponders billing medevac patients

Maryland ponders billing medevac patients

19-Mar-2011Source: WBAL 11 News

The state is looking into the possibility of billing each patient transported, according to 11 News reporter David Collins. This would be a huge departure from current policy, which uses tax dollars to fund the program, without charging patients.... Read more

14-Mar-11 Eurocopter BK117 Mardela Springs, US-Maryland

14-Mar-11 Eurocopter BK117 Mardela Springs, US-Maryland

14-Mar-2011

“They made a precautionary emergency landing due to an equipment malfunction, and they had a patient on board,” said Cpl. Kelly Matthews with the Wicomico Sheriff’s Office.... Read more

29-Jan-11 Eurocopter BK117 Baltimore, US-Maryland

29-Jan-11 Eurocopter BK117 Baltimore, US-Maryland

29-Jan-2011

Precautionary landing for a potential mechanical problem.... Read more

Maryland sues federal government over AS365 crash

Maryland sues federal government over AS365 crash

13-Jan-2011Source: Buffalo News

The state of Maryland has filed a $4 million lawsuit against the federal government over the 2008 crash of a state police helicopter that killed four people.... Read more

Three EC135s and two EC145s for Stat MedEvac

Three EC135s and two EC145s for Stat MedEvac

13-Jan-2011Source: American Eurocopter

Grand Prairie, TX – Today, American Eurocopter announced that STAT MedEvac has ordered five more twin-engine helicopters. The order consists of three EC135 helicopters and two EC145 helicopters and is part of an ongoing strategy at STAT to continually upgrade its fleet with the latest aircraft and the newest technology. The aircraft are scheduled to... Read more

06-Jan-11 N329PH Eurocopter EC135P2 Reisterstown, US-Maryland

06-Jan-11 N329PH Eurocopter EC135P2 Reisterstown, US-Maryland

6-Jan-2011

A medevac helicopter en route to a Caroll County hospital made an emergency landing in Reisterstown Thursday night, Baltimore County police said.... Read more

Sole survivor of 2008 Maryland crash files $50M lawsuit

Sole survivor of 2008 Maryland crash files $50M lawsuit

14-Dec-2010Source: Gazette

The sole survivor of a 2008 Maryland State Police helicopter crash in District Heights has filed a $50 million lawsuit against the FAA, alleging negligence on the part of air traffic controllers.... Read more

Sykesville man arrested for pointing laser at Maryland State Police Dauphin

Sykesville man arrested for pointing laser at Maryland State Police Dauphin

25-Nov-2010Source: Eldersburg Patch

David H. Hopwood, 35, of the 7000-block of Bristol Place in Sykesville was charged with reckless endangerment, attempted second-degree assault on a law enforcement officer and prohibited use of a laser pointer.... Read more

UH-1 to go on display at Ocean City airport

UH-1 to go on display at Ocean City airport

21-Nov-2010Source: Ocean City Today

Ocean City council have funded the transportation of the UH-1 from Pennsylvania on the basis that Ocean City Aviation Association reimburses them over time... Read more

AgustaWestland confirm Maryland State Police AW139 purchase

AgustaWestland confirm Maryland State Police AW139 purchase

20-Oct-2010Source: AgustaWestland

(HeliHub.com editor note – we have already run this story as reported in Maryland local press – this the confirmation from AgustaWestland via a press release) AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce today that it has been awarded a contract by the Maryland State Police Aviation Command to provide six AW139 helicopters for... Read more

MD Helicopters and Allegheny LifeFlight at AMTC 2010

MD Helicopters and Allegheny LifeFlight at AMTC 2010

20-Oct-2010Source: MD Helicopters

MD Helicopters, Inc (MDHI) joined with Allegheny General Hospital’s LifeFlight at this year’s Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC) in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Allegheny General Hospital’s LifeFlight had on display its MD Explorer which they use to provide regional emergency helicopter and critical care ground transportation services for critically ill and injured patients who need immediate... Read more

Questions raised over non-competitive bid for Maryland helicopters

Questions raised over non-competitive bid for Maryland helicopters

17-Oct-2010

A state tender for six helicopters closed this week with AgustaWestland’s $72M bid the only one placed. Questions now being raised as to why they were the only manufacturer to bid, and why helicopters as large as AW139s are used for State police and EMS work... Read more

AW139 wins Maryland State Police tender – six orders plus six options

AW139 wins Maryland State Police tender – six orders plus six options

15-Oct-2010Source: Baltimore Sun

The AW139 was the only bid – a year back Eurocopter alleged that the state’s specifications for new aircraft were skewed in favour of AgustaWestland... Read more

HealthNet utilizes Eurocopter fleet to expand operations

HealthNet utilizes Eurocopter fleet to expand operations

11-Oct-2010Source: American Eurocopter

Grand Prairie, TX – American Eurocopter today announced that HeatlhNet Aeromedical, long-time customer and program with aircraft operated by Air Methods, continues to expand its operations utilizing the company’s industry leading helicopters. HealthNet has already placed an EC135 and an EC145 into service this year and it has further expansion planned for the fourth quarter.... Read more

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