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Metro takes delivery of first EC145e made in U.S.

Metro takes delivery of first EC145e made in U.S.

Metro takes delivery of first Airbus EC145e helicopter made in U.S. September 10, 2019 Source: Airbus Helicopters Airbus Helicopters Inc. has delivered to Metro Aviation Inc. the first EC145e produced at its U.S. assembly plant in Columbus, Miss. This latest aircraft...

Metro partners with Acadian Air Med to operate Life Air Rescue

Metro partners with Acadian Air Med to operate Life Air Rescue

Metro partners with Acadian to operate Life Air Rescue August 5, 2019 Life Air Rescue (LAR), Shreveport’s own helicopter emergency medical service, is woven tightly into the history of the Ark-La-Tex.  From its beginnings as Life Eye 12, a partnership between KSLA...

Metro signs agreement with Kopter for 5 SH09s

Metro signs agreement with Kopter for 5 SH09s

Metro signs agreement with Kopter for 5 SH09s July 23, 2019 Source: Kopter Metro Aviation and Kopter have signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) formally recording Metro Aviation’s intent to purchase and take delivery of five SH09 helicopters following Federal...

Metro completing new H125 for Tulsa PD

Metro completing new H125 for Tulsa PD

Metro completing new H125 for Tulsa PD July 18, 2019 Metro Aviation is nearing completion of a new Airbus H125 aircraft for the Tulsa Police Department’s Air Support Unit.  The single-engine aircraft is scheduled for delivery in August.  “The completion process has...

Airmedic debuts EC145e at APSCON

Airmedic debuts EC145e at APSCON

Airmedic debuts EC145e at APSCON July 15, 2019 Outfitted by a world-renowned completion team, an Airbus EC145e, belonging to Quebec-based Airmedic, will publicly debut on July 17, 2019, during the Airborne Public Safety Conference (APSCON) at the Metro Aviation booth...

Mercy’s Life Line celebrates 35 years of service

Mercy’s Life Line celebrates 35 years of service

Mercy's Life Line celebrates 35 years of service June 28, 2019 Source: KY3 Online Mercy Life Line air ambulance service is celebrating 35 years of accident-free service with a free, family-friendly community safety expo on Saturday, June 29. Mercy will have a Life...

St. Vincent HELP Flight celebrates 40 years of care in Montana

St. Vincent HELP Flight celebrates 40 years of care in Montana

St. Vincent HELP Flight celebrates 40 years of care in Montana June 13, 2019 Source: KTVQ Online HELP Flight celebrates this month its 40th anniversary of responding to emergencies in south-central Montana. The air ambulance service run out of St. Vincent Healthcare...

Metro first to STC H135 T3H air medical interior

Metro first to STC H135 T3H air medical interior

Metro first to STC H135 T3H air medical interior June 20, 2019 As a leading completion center for the EC135/H135, Metro Aviation became the first to STC a medical interior for Airbus’ H135 T3H variant with Helionix. Outfitted for STAT MedEvac, the STC includes aspects...

Airmedic acquires EC145e helicopters for air medical transport

Airmedic acquires EC145e helicopters for air medical transport

Airmedic acquires 3 EC145e's for air medical transport June 18, 2019 Source: Vertical Magazine As a leader in air medical transport across Quebec, Airmedic continues to grow thanks to the purchase of three new fully equipped EC145e helicopters. The company will rely...

Metro Completion Center receives EASA seal of approval

Metro Completion Center receives EASA seal of approval

Metro Completion Center receives EASA seal of approval June 4, 2019 The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has issued a U.S. Approval Certificate to Metro Aviation as a Part-145 maintenance organization.  EASA is responsible for the certification of aircraft...

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