Med-Trans orders 16 Eurocoper EC135s
Today, at an event during the Berlin Airshow, American Eurocopter announced that Med-Trans Corporation has signed an agreement to purchase up to 16 EC135 helicopters.
The order includes 10 firm bookings and options for an additional six helicopters. The new EC135s will help Med-Trans sustain its market growth and expansion.
Med-Trans’ selected the EC135 as the platform for many of its life-saving air medical programs in 2007 with the purchase of eight EC135s and eight options. Med-Trans currently has 20 EC135s in its fleet
Worldwide, there are more than 1000 EC135s in service, and around 50% are in service for emergency medical services. In the U.S., there are over 260 EC135s in service, and over the last ten years, the EC135 has accounted for over 80% of the light twin helicopters delivered to the U.S. air medical industry.