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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.

Rotor Wing

Careflight Helicopter - Rotor 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)Eurocopter EC-145 (Roto-Wing)

Interior of the Eurocopter EC-145Interior of the Eurocopter EC-145

King Air 200 (Fixed-Wing)King Air 200 (Fixed-Wing)

King Air 200 ready to receive a patientKing Air 200 ready to receive a patient