Boston MedFlight orders an EC145 helicopter

Eurocopter EC145American Eurocopter has announced that Boston MedFlight has placed an order for an EC145 helicopter for emergency air medical transport.

Boston MedFlight selected the EC145 as the best aircraft to replace their current fleet of BK117s. The first new helicopter delivery is slated for August and is the beginning of a phased fleet replacement programme.

“We are excited about this addition to our fleet,” said Boston MedFlight medical director and chief executive officer Suzanne Wedel. “This new helicopter will help us continue to provide exceptional care to the people of Massachusetts and the islands.”

“American Eurocopter has a long-standing relationship with Boston MedFlight,” said American Eurocopter vice president of Commercial Sales and Marketing, Treg Manning. “We are excited and proud to have the EC145 contribute to this highly successful operation.”

Terry Spruce

Terry is Senior News Editor and writes for both Corporate Jet Investor and Helicopter Investor. He is also responsible for our helicopter guides. Terry has been an aviation enthusiast since the early 1970s. He is a lapsed Private Pilot and ex-Piper Cherokee owner. He has flown a number of light aircraft and is comfortable sitting in the co-pilot's seat or the back of any aircraft. Before moving to journalism he was a banker for 20 years. You can contact him at: terry@corporatejetinvestor.com or follow him on twitter @Terry_Spruce

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