Aircraft

Hospital Wing operates five Eurocopter Astar AS350B3’s and two Eurocopter EC130B4’s. All aircraft are purchased new. For enhanced safety, our aircraft are equipped with a satellite tracking system, two Garmin GNS430s, XM satellite weather, and Auto Pilot. The aircraft are also air-conditioned for patient comfort.

Hospital Wing aircraft are configured to carry a flight crew of three and one patient.

Astar
Hospital Wing employs five Eurocopter Astar AS350B3’s. The specs are listed below:

  • Engine: Turbomeca Arriel 2B
  • Horse power: 847 (takeoff)
  • Dimensions Main Rotor: 35.1 feet Tail Rotor: 6.1 feet
  • Height: 10.3 ft. Length: 35 ft. Width: 8.3 ft.
  • Empty weight:2561lbs. Internal weight: 4960 lbs. External weight: 6173 lbs.
  • Useful Internal load: 2399 lbs. External load: 3612 lbs.
  • Max speed: 155 knots
  • Max cruise speed: 137 knots
  • Max rate of climb: 1670 f.p.m.
  • Service ceiling: 23,000 feet
  • Max range: 414 miles

EC130
Hospital Wing employs two Eurocopter (EC130B4). The specs are listed below:

  • Engine: Turbomeca Arriel 2B1
  • Horse power: 847 (takeoff)
  • Dimensions Main Rotor: 35.1 feet Tail Rotor: 6.1 feet
  • Height: 10.3 ft. Length: 35 ft. Width: 8.3 ft.
  • Empty weight:3038lbs. Internal weight: 4960 lbs. External weight: 6173 lbs.
  • Useful Internal load: 2313 lbs. External load: 3612 lbs.
  • Max speed: 155 knots
  • Max cruise speed: 130 knots
  • Max rate of climb: 1770 f.p.m.
  • Service ceiling: 23,000 feet
  • Max range: 414 miles