EagleMed buys AS350 B3 helicopter

EagleMedAmerican Eurocopter announced from the Air
Medical Transport Conference in St
Louis that EagleMed has purchased an AS350 B3
helicopter. EagleMed primarily serves the Midwest
with its fleet of fixed and rotor wing aircraft that includes eleven Beechcraft
King Air airplanes and now thirteen Eurocopter AStar helicopters. This will be
the first AS350 B3 in its fleet.

“EagleMed’s continued choice of the AStar
family of helicopters further highlights the versatility of this platform,”
said Treg Manning, vice president of sales at American Eurocopter. “The new
AS350 B3 will provide the additional power and capacity EagleMed needs to
expand its mission capabilities.”

“We depend on the proven performance and
reliability of the AStar family for our helicopter fleet,” explained Larry
Bugg, president, EagleMed “Our aircraft are completely configured for mission
critical transports, with state-of-the-art medical and emergency equipment, and
carry highly skilled medical teams and pilots. When we were looking for an
aircraft that could handle our mission parameters and provide us with the durability
and high performance that we need, we knew the AS350 B3 was the helicopter for

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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