AgustaWestland delivers first AW109 Powers to Keystone

AgustaWestland AW109 PowerAgustaWestland recently announced
that it had delivered in January 2012 the first of two AW109 Power helicopters
to Keystone Med-Flight. These aircraft will be used to perform flight
management operations for the Hahnemann University Hospital’s, Tenet Health
System – “MidAtlantic Medevac” Air medical Transport System in Pennsylvania.

The AW109 Power helicopter is equipped with a LifePort designed medical

AgustaWestland is currently
outfitting the second AW109 Power at its facility in Philadelphia. The AW109 Power medical fit-out
and completion was conducted at Keystone Med-Flights sister company, Uniflight West Penn.

“We are very pleased to have
formed this very mutually beneficial partnership with AgustaWestland, Hahnemann
and ourselves,” said Rick Hinkle, president of Keystone Med-Flight. “The
helicopter has already performed very well for us and we have received numerous
compliments from the customer and first responders on its beauty and medical

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: or follow him on twitter @Terry_Spruce

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