Mon, Nov 21, 2011
Five Eurocopters To Be Outfitted For EMS, Single-Pilot IFR
Metro Aviation, Inc. reports it has entered into a contract with
STAT MedEvac for three EC135 and two EC145 helicopter completions.
This is a continuation of a relationship that began with the
introduction of the first EC135 aircraft in the United States,
which was completed by Metro Aviation, Inc., for operation by STAT
Metro Aviation will receive and begin completion of the first
contracted aircraft in January 2012. Each aircraft will be equipped
with EMS, SPIFR, air-conditioning and a lengthy list of optional
The final completed aircraft is scheduled for delivery in August
2012. Shipment of the EC145’s to STAT MedEvac will mark the
65th and 66th EC145’s to be completed by Metro Aviation, Inc.
in its nearly 30-year history.
Metro Aviation, Inc. was established in 1982 as a helicopter
charter, flight training, and maintenance operation facility. The
company has grown substantially in the years since, and now serves
as an FAA certified Airframe Modification, Maintenance, Inspection
and Repair center.
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