Med Evac's Aircraft
Engine: Powered by a Turbomeca Ariel 2D turbo shaft engine that provides 860 shaft horsepower for takeoff and 739 shaft horsepower for maximum continuous operation
Length: 42.45 feet
Main Rotor Diameter: 35 feet and 10.3 feet above the ground on a flat surface
Fuel System: Holds 143 gallons or 940 pounds of fuel
Max Airspeed: 155 knots
Maximum Gross Weight: 5225 pounds
Maximum Weight Capacity of Baggage Compartment: 264 (fwd left) & 176(aft) pounds Maximum Gross Weight of Patient Litter: 450 pounds
Fuel Capacity: Allows an approximate radius of 156 nautical miles, or over 300 statute miles without need for refueling
Service Ceiling in VFR Conditions: 23,000 feet
Weather Conditions: The aircraft can operate in all weather conditions but is limited in the following: icing conditions, excessive wind – this will be at pilot discretion, visibility as outlined in weather minimums policy
What are the tail numbers?
An aircraft registration is a unique alphanumeric string that identifies a civil aircraft, in similar fashion to a license plate on an automobile. Below are Med Evac's tail numbers and typical base assignment.
N853MB - Med Evac I (Greeley, CO)
N851MB - Med Evac II (Boulder, CO)
N855MB - Med Evac III (Akron, CO)