This website uses cookies
More information
Site Filter — Worldwide / All Aircraft
Collier receives H135 for golden hour transportation
Collier County Emergency Medical Services transports critically injured patients to a nearby trauma centre as swiftly as possible. A recently-delivered H135, completed by Metro, is expected to improve response.
Collier County Emergency Medical Services describes the service from Metro Aviation as ‘top notch’.

Florida-based Collier County Emergency Medical Services has taken delivery of an H135 TSH courtesy of Metro Aviation. “The arrival of the new aircraft will allow our EMS to continue its mission of transporting critically injured trauma patients to a trauma centre within the golden hour,” comments Tabatha Butcher, chief of Collier County Emergency Medical Services. “Collier does not have a trauma centre within the county, and this aircraft provides us the ability to get patients to specialised care in a timely manner for the best possible outcome.”

Metro's completion centre, located in Shreveport, Louisiana, outfitted the helicopter with a standard medical interior featuring a customised Mermaid Manufacturing Medi-Kool cabinet, dual pilot/single pilot IFR systems and a three-colour polyurethane paint job. This helicopter updates the current fleet of one 20-year-old aircraft with various safety features like Outerlink's best-in-class aviation software.

“Metro Aviation has been a great company to work with,” Butcher continues. “It has involved us in the process all along and has been very flexible with any changes that have been needed. Its customer service is top notch, and we look forward to the continued working relationship.”

Other News
 
Embraer certified to upholster in Fort Lauderdale
October 14, 2021
The manufacturer will now be able to design entirely new upholstery looks for the Legacy and Praetor within the original type certification limits.
More Airbus helicopters on their way to Global Medical Response
October 8, 2021
The order of helicopters by GMR is for an initial 21 and this latest order will add to its current Airbus fleet of nearly 133 helicopters. Across its multiple operating brands, over 125,000 patients were transported in 2020.
Geisinger takes delivery of EC145 as flying intensive care unit
October 8, 2021
For over 40 years Geisinger Life Flight has provided medical care to the Louisiana region, and now it has taken delivery of a refurbished EC145 refitted by Metro Aviation.