Metro Aviation shows Virginia State Police EC145 at ALEA 2011

Metro Aviation shows Virginia State Police EC145 at ALEA 2011

21-Jul-2011 Source: Air Methods

Longtime completion leader, Metro Aviation, Inc. will showcase their latest comprehensive EC145 customization for the Virginia State Police Med Flight during the upcoming Airborne Law Enforcement Association (ALEA) Annual Conference and Exposition.  The venue begins this week on Wednesday 20 July 2011 and runs through Friday 22 July at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Metro Aviation received a competitive bid award to provide wide-ranging completion services to the State of Virginia for their two new EC145 helicopters received in a “green” condition.  The aircraft is one of a limited few operated in the United States in a dual role of AMS and law enforcement and is equipped with a full complement of tactical communications equipment, hoist and other law enforcement equipment along with complete medical mission package. Additional features include a single pilot IFR cockpit and night vision compatible pilot and crew stations.  The aluminum air medical floor designed and manufactured by the company now includes longitudinal aircraft datum reference points milled into the surface to aid crews in quickly determining weight and balance parameters during hoist operations. Conversion from an air medical role to an airborne law enforcement mission can be accomplished quickly and easily.

The Virginia State Police EC145 will be exhibited on the Metro Aviation booth #315 during the ALEA Conference and Exposition in New Orleans.

About Metro Aviation, Incorporated:
Metro Aviation, Inc., based in Shreveport, Louisiana, United States is a worldwide provider of completion services for all missions and types of helicopters and specializes in the EC135 and EC145 with several Supplemental Type Certificates (STC) developed by the company for these and other aircraft.  Metro is an FAA approved repair station, approved Eurocopter Service Center and FAR Part 135 air medical operations provider at several locations across the United States. The company is privately held and is one of the largest traditional air medical providers in the country.  For additional information regarding Metro Aviation, Inc. and any of its products or services, please contact Milton K. Geltz at 318.222.5529 or

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