United Rotorcraft awarded EC130 T2 completion contract

United Rotorcraft has been awarded the contract by the Enloe Medical Center of Chico, California to complete the medical center’s new Eurocopter EC130 T2 aircraft. The contract includes the manufacture and integration of a new Federal Aviation Administration (STC’d) approved medical EMS interior and avionics suite. The aircraft is slated to be delivered during the fourth quarter of 2013.

“Enloe FlightCare selected United Rotorcraft for the air medical completion of our new EC 130 T2 because we believe they offer the best solution for our specific needs,” said Marty Marshall, Enloe FlightCare pilot and director of Enloe’s Emergency Services. “Our FlightCare personnel conducted site visits to potential completion centers and they were thoroughly impressed with United Rotorcraft’s facility, expertise and innovative EC 130 T2 air medical interior.”

“United Rotorcraft is excited about the opportunity to work with Enloe Medical Center and its FlightCare team as they are a well-established and respected non-profit operation,” stated Brian Leonard, manager of business development, United Rotorcraft. “It’s especially exciting to work with Enloe FlightCare on this program, as they are the launch customer in the United States for the EC130 T2 in the Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) industry. At United Rotorcraft we are committed to advancing air medical technology for the unique needs of the industry, and partnering with Enloe and the launch of this new airframe model is a perfect match to that established commitment.”

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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