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Oct
05
2021

Metro Aviation launches new Garmin GTN 650/750 Xi STC with Geisinger Life Flight

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05 OCT 2021 – Shreveport, La. – Geisinger Life Flight is flying high in Pennsylvania with a newly refurbished EC145, equipped with Metro Aviation’s newest STC for the Garmin GTN 650/750 Xi series, certified for SPIFR (Single Pilot Instrument Flight Rules) use in the EC145.  The Garmin 650/750 Xi allows pilots to visualize the entire flight plan, including holds and approaches, on a high-resolution touchscreen.

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Tags: Geisinger Metro Aviation
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Jul
30
2021

Metro Aviation commits to additional safety investment with purchase of ICARUS devices

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Metro Aviation, in keeping with its never-ending commitment to continuously improve and innovate, has made an additional investment into its safety and training measures. By equipping pilots with the ICARUS view-limiting devices,  Metro leadership is reinforcing its steadfast dedication to providing pilots with the best training tools available.

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Tags: ICARUS Metro Aviation
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Jul
14
2021

Metro Aviation continues investment in safety

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14 JUL 2021 – Shreveport, La. –  Metro Aviation is constantly looking for new opportunities to maximize safety efforts, and recently added an extra layer of safety for pilots flying under Instrument Flight Rules (IFR).

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Tags: IFR Instrument Flight Rules Metro Aviation
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Mar
25
2021

Metro Aviation delivers EC145e to Tampa General Hospital

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25 MARCH 2021 – Shreveport, La. – Tampa General Hospital is upgrading its fleet of critical care helicopters with the addition of a new Airbus EC145e. The new helicopter provides more cabin space and faster air speeds than their current primary aircraft.

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Tags: Airbus EC145 Metro Aviation Tampa General Hospital
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Feb
10
2021

Houston PD takes delivery of new H125

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10 FEB 2021 – Shreveport, La. – The Houston Police Department, one of the largest air units in the country, recently took delivery of a new and very special H125.

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Tags: H125 Houston Police Department Metro Aviation
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Feb
03
2021

Glen Girard recognized with Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award

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03 FEB 2021 – Shreveport, La. – The Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award is the most prestigious award issued by the FAA to pilots certified under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 61.  Metro Aviation Standardization and Compliance Manager Glen Girard recently received the award for his contribution to the aviation industry.

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Tags: Metro Aviation The Wright Brothers
Categories: Press Releases


Jan
26
2021

Metro Aviation first to STC Stryker Performance-LOAD Manual Cot Fastener in a helicopter

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When the Society of Auto Engineers released their J3027 guidance regarding ground ambulance-based patient litters, it left many air ambulance crews in a bind.  Crews were no longer able to quickly transfer a litter from the aircraft to the ground vehicle.  Instead, they had to transfer the patient from the helicopter’s stretcher to the ground vehicle’s stretcher, costing precious minutes when time is of utmost importance.

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Tags: Metro Aviation Society of Auto Engineers
Categories: Press Releases


Dec
09
2020

Metro Aviation delivers cutting edge advantage for Texas DPS and becomes maintenance provider for the fleet

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09 DEC 2020 – Shreveport, La. – Metro Aviation recently delivered a new H125 for the Texas Department of Public Safety, and it is the most advanced law enforcement helicopter completed by the Shreveport, Louisiana-based company.  Metro collaborated with aviation technology and wireless communications leader, CNC Technologies, to customize the aircraft to meet the Texas DPS’s specific mission needs. 

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Tags: H125 Metro Aviation
Categories: Press Releases


Nov
09
2020

Genesys Aerosystems & Metro Aviation Earn Transport Canada Approval on the Airbus EC145e

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Mineral Wells, TX –– Genesys Aerosystems and Metro Aviation announce that the companies have earned Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA) certification for the Genesys IFR avionics suite on the Airbus EC145e. The FAA previously certified the avionics suite in 2019.

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Tags: Airbus Canada Civil Aviation EC145e Genesys Aerosystems Genesys IFR Metro Aviation TCCA
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Oct
13
2020

Metro Aviation delivers H135 to Collier County

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13 OCT 2020 – Shreveport, La. – Metro Aviation recently delivered an H135 T3H to Collier County’s Emergency Medical Services program.

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Tags: Collier County H135 H135 T3H Metro Aviation
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