Newsletter #404 | News
University of Utah AirMed joins Metro Aviation Family
University of Utah’s AirMed received three Bell 407GX helicopters from Metro Aviation
Metro Aviation, December 14, 2016 - Charlotte, NC – Metro Aviation recently welcomed the University of Utah’s AirMed program to its family of operations customers with the recent delivery of three Bell 407GX helicopters and a PC 12-45e, and assumption of flight operations in November.
With the addition of the new aircraft, the AirMed fleet consists of five Bell 407GX’s, an EC145, a PC-12/47E and a PC-12/45.
AirMed uses state-of-the-art equipment for their flying emergency room, including invasive line management and intra-aortic balloon pumps, as well as cutting edge airway technology. “Metro’s operational customers are truly a family. We share information, lean on each other for support and make each other better,” said Metro President Mike Stanberry. “We look forward to supporting the University of Utah and are excited for the knowledge they bring to the Metro table.”
AirMed services one of the largest geographical areas of any flight program in the nation, routinely transporting patients from Colorado, Wyoming, Nevada, Montana, Idaho and Utah.
About Metro Aviation: Metro Aviation, Inc., based in Shreveport, Louisiana, United States is a worldwide provider of completion services for all missions and types of helicopters and specializes in the EC135 and EC145 with several Supplemental Type Certificates (STC) developed by the company for these and other aircraft. Metro is an FAA approved repair station, approved Airbus (Eurocopter) Service Center and FAR Part 135 air medical operations provider at several locations across the United States. The company is privately held and is one of the largest traditional air medical providers in the country.
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