Bell Helicopter, Air Medical Group sign large deal
Jan. 14, 2014, Fort Worth, Tx. - Bell Helicopter announced today a signed agreement for the sale of 20 Bell 206L-4s to Air Medical Group Holdings. Deliveries are scheduled to begin this year and continue through 2017.
By Carey Fredericks
"These new aircraft will serve as replacements for older aircraft in service as well as provide for growth of the service area," said Seth Myers, President, Air Evac EMS, Inc., a subsidiary of AMGH. “We appreciate the quality aircraft, service and support Bell Helicopter has provided us over the years and look forward to continuing to offer a variety of Bell products to our customers."
Air Evac EMS, Inc., which operates Air Evac Lifeteam, is the largest independently owned and operated membership-supported air medical service in the United States, conducting its operations through 115 mutually-supporting air medical bases across 15 states. The company has established itself as one of the preeminent providers of air ambulance services to communities in need of advanced emergency health care and rapid medical transport and operates the world's largest fleet of more than 130 medically-equipped Bell 206 Long Ranger helicopters, along with additional Bell 407 helicopters.
"We have a long, proud history supporting AMGH and are proud to have announced two significant orders with them in the past year" said Danny Maldonado, Bell Helicopter's executive vice president of Sales and Marketing. “We put the goals of our customers first in everything we do and are proud to play a role as they continue to provide critical, timely care within every market where they operate.”