STAT MedEvac orders ten new Airbus H135 helicopters

STAT MedEvac Airbus H135 helicopter ©Dianne Bond

STAT MedEvac (STAT) has committed to ordering ten new H135 helicopters as part of a fleet renewal initiative for its air medical operations. STAT’s total Airbus fleet, a mix of H135 and H145-family aircraft, operates out of 18 bases.

STAT MedEvac has flown Airbus helicopters since commencing operations in 1985 and has a longstanding history with the H135 family – it was the first air ambulance programme in North America to operate the EC135 in 1997, the first single-pilot IFR programme with an EC135 in US. Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS), the launch customer of the latest H135 variant in North America and the launch customer of the Helionix-equipped version in 2019.  The Pennsylvania-based critical care transport provider is the clinical arm for the Center for Emergency Medicine of Western Pennsylvania and is also the largest single branded, non-profit medical transport system in the Eastern United States.

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