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MedEvac Foundation International awards Metro Life Flight doctor

MedEvac Foundation International awards Metro Life Flight doctor

MedEvac Foundation International awards Metro Life Flight doctor  April 9, 2020 Source: Vertical Magazine The MedEvac Foundation International has awarded Metro Life Flight chief flight nurse practitioner, Dr. Robert Grabowski, the Dr. Suzanne Wedel Scholarship to...

UT Health East Texas welcomes final rebranded EC135

UT Health East Texas welcomes final rebranded EC135

UT Health East Texas welcomes third rebranded EC135  March 25, 2020 Metro Aviation has announced the delivery of a new Airbus EC135 aircraft for the UT Health East Texas Air 1 air medical program.  This aircraft, added to the existing fleet of three recently rebranded...

Making the military-to-civilian transition

Making the military-to-civilian transition

Making the military-to-civilian transition  March 5, 2020 Source: Vertical Magazine “If I need another helicopter pilot, I’ll just go down to Bourbon Street and pull one out of the gutter.” Incredibly enough, this oft-quoted commentary on the perceived disposable...

Acadian Air Med 1 base named in honor of air ambulance leader

Acadian Air Med 1 base named in honor of air ambulance leader

Acadian Air Med 1 base named in honor of air ambulance leader   March 4, 2020 Source: Acadian Companies In a ceremony on Monday, March 2, 2020, Acadian Companies leadership,  employees, associates and Babineaux family members gathered at Acadian Air Med’s base in...

Metro Regional Safety Manager Honored by FAA

Metro Regional Safety Manager Honored by FAA

Metro Aviation Regional Safety Manager Honored by FAA    February 5, 2020 To say that Don Lambert has a wealth of experience and knowledge is an understatement.  Since 1970, he has served in various maintenance and safety roles for companies like Airbus (then MBB...

Metro signs order for 12 additional EC145e helicopters

Metro signs order for 12 additional EC145e helicopters

Metro signs order for 12 additional EC145e helicopters   January 29, 2020 Metro Aviation has ordered an additional 12 new EC145e helicopters from Airbus, announced today at the Heli Expo trade show in Anaheim, California. This deal brings Metro Aviation’s total number...

Metro celebrates delivery of first American-made EC145e

Metro celebrates delivery of first American-made EC145e

Metro celebrates delivery of first American-made EC145e  January 29, 2020 Metro Aviation today announced the delivery of the first American-made EC145e, which was completed for Duke Life Flight of Duke Health based in Durham, North Carolina. This is the first of two...

EC145e owners react to the aircraft’s performance

EC145e owners react to the aircraft’s performance

EC145e owners react to the aircraft’s performance  January 28, 2020 Air medical program managers from around the country currently operating an EC145e have announced their support for this one-of-a-kind aircraft. HELI-EXPO 2020 attendees can see the airframe up-close...

EC145e closer to IFR approval from Transport Canada

EC145e closer to IFR approval from Transport Canada

EC145e closer to IFR approval from Transport Canada  January 27, 2020 Metro Aviation today announced it’s moving closer to receiving Transport Canada certification for the Airbus EC145e’s IFR package. With support from Metro Aviation, Genesys AeroSystems and S-TEC...

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