Newsletter #347 | News
MD Helicopters to Showcase Georgia Operator at 2016 Airborne Law Enforcement Association Annual Conference
Georgia s Gwinnett County MD500E to MD530F converted helicopter showcased in the 2016 Airborne Law Enforcement Association (ALEA) Expo, July 20-22 in Savannah
MD Helicopters, July 20, 2016 - Mesa, Ariz. - MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) announces its participation in the 2016 Airborne Law Enforcement Association (ALEA) Expo, July 20-22, 2016, at the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center, Savannah, Georgia.
The MD Helicopters booth, #136, will feature one of two Gwinnett County Police Department Aviation Unit MD 530F helicopters.
In 2015, Gwinnett County upgraded their proven MD 500E aircraft through our factory-direct E-to-F conversion program; converting their 20+ year veteran E-models into zero-time, factory-certified F-models.
“Now, perhaps more than ever, we are honored to be attending ALEA as an affirmation of our support for and commitment to this country’s law enforcement community,” said Craig Kitchen, Chief Commercial Officer for MD Helicopters. “Air Units play a key role in a growing number of law enforcement missions.
Our aircraft are proven performers in the execution of these missions; with unmatched reliability, efficiency, value, and ease of operation.”
In addition to showcasing one of the Gwinnett County Police Aviation Unit MD 530F model helicopters, representatives from MDHI’s marketing, business development, and aftermarket & customer support teams will be on-hand to discuss a number of the company’s current and future programs including:
- E-to-F Model Conversions
- New glass engine instrumentation for single engine aircraft
- Performance improvements in our NOTAR fleet
- Enhancements to the MyMD.aero customer support portal
- MGTOW increase for the MD 530F
For more than 40 years, law enforcement agencies worldwide have recognized MD Helicopters’ products for their ability to serve a wide variety of mission profiles. The company’s class-leading helicopters offer responsive agility, versatility, unparalleled safety and economic value. Operators worldwide turn to MD Helicopters for high-performance rotorcraft backed by a passion for service and support.
“We will forever stand strong with American law enforcement,” Kitchen concludes. “We look forward to serving and supporting their needs for decades still to come.”
Current and interested MDHI operators are invited to visit the MDHI team at the 2016 Airborne Law Enforcement Association annual show at booth #136
About MD Helicopters, Inc.: MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI), a Lynn Tilton company, is a leading manufacturer of commercial, military, law enforcement and air-rescue helicopters. The MDHI family of rotorcraft is world renowned for its value, versatility and performance, and includes the twin-engine MD 902 Explorer, and single engine versions of the MD 600N, MD 520N, MD 500E, MD 530F and MD 530G. The innovative NOTAR® system for anti-torque control with no tail rotor – a key feature of the MD 902, MD 600N and MD 520N – is used exclusively by MD Helicopters to provide safer, quieter performance and confined-area access capability.
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