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Metro Aviation expands presence in North Carolina

Metro Aviation expands presence in North Carolina

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center’s AirCare, a hospital-based air medical program, is the newest member of the Metro Aviation family, joining other North Carolina Metro Aviation programs Vidant EastCare and Mountain Area Medical Airlift (MAMA). In a matter of six

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Metro Aviation delivers Airbus H125 to Jujuy Province in Argentina

Metro Aviation delivers Airbus H125 to Jujuy Province in Argentina

Metro Aviation recently delivered a completed Airbus H125 to the Government of Jujuy Province in Argentina. The multi-mission aircraft will be utilized for firefighting, air medical transportation and various civil patrol and ground support activities. Jujuy’s H125 is equipped with a

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Metro Aviation orders 25 Airbus EC145e helicopters

Metro Aviation orders 25 Airbus EC145e helicopters

Airbus Helicopters Inc. announced Tuesday that Metro Aviation Inc. had ordered an unprecedented 25 EC145e helicopters that it will place into service providing air medical transport and other aerial services. It is one of the larger commercial helicopter orders ever

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Metro Aviation sells first EC145 e-lite

Metro Aviation sells first EC145 e-lite

Metro Aviation has committed to buy six EC145e e-lite helicopters. The EC145 e-lite is the utility variant developed to provide greater useful load by reducing or simplifying some of the onboard systems. In this version the normal helicopter’s heavier components removed

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Metro Aviation orders six EC145e helicopters

Metro Aviation orders six EC145e helicopters

Metro Aviation has purchased six EC145e helicopters from Airbus Helicopters Inc. Metro is the first North American customer for the new lighter weight EC145. The two companies have also launched a North America demonstration tour to show operators the different

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Metro Aviation gains authorisation for EFBs

Metro Aviation gains authorisation for EFBs

Metro Aviation has received FAA authorisation to use Electronic Flight Bags (EFBs) in their fleet of helicopters. The EFBs will allow pilots to access charts, maps, company manuals and a variety of weather and flight planning resources. ALSO READ: Metro

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Metro delivers H125 to Coastal Helicopters

Metro delivers H125 to Coastal Helicopters

California-based Coastal Helicopters has taken delivery of a new Airbus Helicopters H125 (formerly the AS350 B3e).  Coastal Helicopters now has a fleet of six various helicopters. “Metro Aviation’s reputation preceded them. Everything we heard about Metro was awesome, and the

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Metro Aviation delivers first H145 T2 in North America

Metro Aviation delivers first H145 T2 in North America

Metro Aviation has delivered the first H145 T2 in North America to Dare MedFlight in North Carolina. It is the company’s 75th H145 completion. ALSO READ: Metro Aviation attends ALEA 2015 The H145 T2 is equipped with a full EMS

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Northwest MedStar takes delivery of new H135

Northwest MedStar takes delivery of new H135

Metro Aviation, based in Shreveport, Louisiana has delivered a new Airbus Helicopters H135 to Northwest MedStar. MedStar operates a mixed fleet with four fixed wing aircraft and seven helicopters. Metro also operates all 11 aircraft for Northwest MedStar and has

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Metro Aviation delivers EC135 to State Police

Metro Aviation delivers EC135 to State Police

Metro Aviation has delivered the fourth EC135 to the Massachusetts State Police. ALSO READ: Metro Aviation completes milestone EC135 Lt. Robert Smith, Unit Commander, says: “Metro Aviation has integrated the FLIR, Aerocomputers, Helinet downlink and L-3 DVR to assist our crews

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