The attorney for Kenneth Mallard says he deserves compensation for the death of his wife because of the â€œnegligence of Federal Aviation Administration air traffic controllers”
Source: Washington Post, 02-Aug-10
American Eurocopter announced today that an EC120 helicopter operated by the Baltimore Police Department has become the first EC120 in the world to reach 10,000 flight hours. The Baltimore Police Departmentâ€™s fleet consists of four EC120s, which they have been operating since 2000. â€œThe EC120 has been a great aircraft for us,â€ said Sgt. Andre… Read more »
Source: American Eurocopter, 05-Jul-10
The attorney for flight paramedic Mickey Lippy’s family said Wednesday that his wife and young daughter deserve restitution for the “negligent acts” of FAA air traffic controllers – who are claimed to have provided outdated weather information
News coming out about budget cuts sounds dire for the Baltimore Police Department. At the moment, the police helicopter known as Foxtrot is on the chopping block.
Source: Baltimore Sun, 19-Mar-10
The presence of a new air medical transport company in Hagerstown wonâ€™t have a major impact on use of Maryland State Police medevac helicopters at accident scenes, according to Dr. Robert Bass, executive director of the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems
Source: Herald Mail, 01-Dec-09
An air medical transport company based in Colorado began service out of Hagerstown Regional Airport this week, following a several-week gap after STAT MedEvac ended operations there in mid-October.
Source: Herald-Mail, 21-Nov-09
Aerospace engineering graduate students at the University of Maryland’s Clark School of Engineering haveÂ mimicked the design of theÂ maple seed, or samara fruit, to create the world’s smallest controllable single-winged rotorcraft.
Source: The Engineer, 23-Oct-09
Eurocopter, the manufacturer of the current Maryland State Police fleet, filed a formal protest and is not making an offer to replace the aging helicopters. The company alleges that the state’s specifications for new aircraft are skewed in favor of AgustaWestland.In a letter to Gov. Martin O’Malley and to the state Department of Transportation, the… Read more »
Source: WBAL, 16-Oct-09
Montgomery County Council members want money seized from drug dealers to be spent treating drug addicts instead of a new police helicopter program proposed by County Executive Ike Leggett.
Source: Washington Examiner, 15-Oct-09
The Maryland State Police Trooper 6 medevac helicopter is relocating from Centreville to a hangar at the Easton Airport.
Source: WJZ, 02-Oct-09
The Public Service award was presented to pilot Jim MacKay and trooper/flight paramedic Nate Wheelock, who received this distinction during the Rotor & Wing 2009 Search and Rescue summit in Reston, Virginia.
Source: American Eurocopter, 09-Sep-09
American Eurocopter, the maker of the 11 helicopters currently in the fleet, opted not to submit a proposal to supply new helicopters. The company called the process “flawed” because the requirements appeared to be written to favor another company, AgustaWestland.
Source: Baltimore Sun, 08-Sep-09
The company, which has 12 employees and has operated at the Frederick Municipal Airport for the last 21 years, divides its services primarily between providing helicopter flight instruction and aerial photography for local media outlets and real estate developers.
Source: Gazette, 04-Sep-09
The Montgomery County Police Department is just starting up its new division, and expects to have the helicopter reconditioned and flying by the end of the year
Source: DelMarva Now, 20-Aug-09
A Maryland State Police Aviation Command crew has been honored for a daring December 2008 rescue which utilized American Eurocopterâ€™s Dauphin AS365 when a broken water main left several vehicles trapped in three-to-four feet of swiftly-flowing water.
Source: American Eurocopter, 07-Aug-09
Source: Vertical, 31-Jul-09
23-Jul-09 N7189W Robinson R44 Frederick, US-Maryland
Source: RotorNews, 12-Jul-09
Source: WMDT, 05-Jun-09
Source: Somerset Herald, 21-May-09
Source: WBAL, 01-Apr-09
Source: Baltimore Sun, 26-Mar-09
Attempts to overhaul and possibly privatize the state’s emergency medical system appear likely to fail this year after a legislative panel’s full-throated endorsement of continued state police control of Maryland’s medical helicopter program.
Source: Baltimore Sun, 10-Mar-09
Source: Bay Net, 02-Mar-09
Senate Bill 650, co-sponsored by Senators Picken and Astle, seeks to eliminate the current Maryland Emergency Medical Department helicopter program in favor of third party vendors.
Source: Baynet, 01-Mar-09
Source: Washington Post, 27-Feb-09
29-Jan-09 N272DE Eurocopter AS365 , US-Maryland
Source: Baltimore Sun, 25-Jan-09