Sikorsky delivers two S-76D to Arkansas Childrens Hospital

Sikorsky has delivered two S-76D helicopters to the Arkansas Children’s Hospital.  The announcement was made at the 2015 Air Medical Transport Conference.

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The new aircraft join two S-76C+ helicopters already flying the Angel One team. These Sikorsky S-76C+ helicopters have been active since 2002.

Arkansas Children’s Hospital’s new S-76D aircraft are outfitted to accommodate two pilots, four medical crew and two patients.

“We are thrilled to upgrade our existing fleet with the latest technology in the industry.”

David Berry, senior vice president & chief operating officer at Arkansas Children’s Hospital said: “We are thrilled to upgrade our existing fleet with the latest technology in the industry. The new S-76D helicopters, with their speed, payload and range, will continue supporting as the connective tissue for serving our patients and families as we develop our statewide network of care.”

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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