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Careflight Transport Vehicles

Our Careflight transport vehicles specialize in state-of-the-art, fast and safe travel in emergency situations. Learn more about the various forms of Careflight transportation below.

Roter Wing

Careflight Helicopter - Roter Wing

For shorter distances, Careflight's EC-145 helicopter provides smooth, quiet transportation for one or two patients plus medical flight staff.

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Factual details:

  • Eurocopter EC-145
  • cruise speed- 150mph
  • mileage range- one way 400miles
  • seating for 4 crew members and 1 pilot
  • equipped to take a family ride along in most situations

Safety features:

  • Computerized terrain /collision avoidance system
  • IFR-Intrument Flight Rules capable
  • Twin Engines-760hp each
  • XM Satellite Weather Radar-color
  • Digital Flight Tracking
  • Dual Auto Pilot
  • Night Vision Goggle compatible
  • Tail Rotor-greater than 6 feet above ground level

    Fixed Wing

    For longer distances, our King Air 200 airplane is comfortable and effective, flying two patients plus a family member in most weather conditions.

    Factual details:

    • King Air 200 Twin Turbo Prop
    • cruise speed- 300mph+
    • distance-we can go anywhere in the lower 48 states
    • seating for 4 crew members and 2 pilots
    • equipped to take a family ride along in most situations
    • pressurized cabin

    Careflight Ambulance

    The Careflight ambulance is used for ground transportation to and from the airport as an extension to our fixed wing and rotor wing planes.

    Photos

    • Eurocopter EC-145 (Roto-Wing)
    • Interior of the Eurocopter EC-145
    • King Air 200 (Fixed-Wing)
    • King Air 200 ready to receive a patient