EagleMed orders two AS350 AStar helicopters

EagleMed, an operator of air medical transport based in Whichita, Kansas, ordered two AS 350 helicopters from American Eurocopter at the ILA Berlin Air Show.

“We chose the AS350 line as the base of our fleet because these aircraft have proven to be extremely reliable,” explained Larry Bugg, president, EagleMed. “Our AS350 helicopters give us the performance and flexibility we need to deliver the best patient care for our mission, critical transports.”

“We are eager to continue our support of the team at EagleMed and its growth efforts. Its commitment to the AS350 reflects the growing popularity of the AStar family for the US air medical mission,” said Treg Manning, vice president, Commercial Sales, American Eurocopter. “These aircraft are dependable and versatile with the high performance to support air medical missions with fully-equipped configurations like EagleMed’s.”

EagleMed operates an extensive fleet of Beechcraft King Air fixed wing and Eurocopter AStar rotor wing aircraft. These newest AStars are being completed by Metro Aviation.

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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