PHOENIX, Ariz., (July, 8, 2014) - Air Services Int'l., LLC (ASI) and their strategic partner Dakota Air Parts Intl., Inc. announced today that they are co-exhibiting at booth # 445 during the 44th annual Airborne Law Enforcement Association (ALEA) Conference and Exposition. The 2014 ALEA Expo runs from July 16 - 19 at the Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona.
PHOENIX, Ariz., (May 26, 2014) - Civilian use of helicopters for emergency medical services (EMS) seems like a standard service today in the U.S. and many other countries. Use of helicopters as air ambulances is something that took a while to develop however. The first formal program to test of helicopters for EMS for civilian use started 45 years ago today (May 26, 1969) with Arizona Helicopters Inc., now known as Air Services Int’l., LLC.
PHOENIX, Ariz., (May 14, 2014) - Seventeen years ago today the Rolls-Royce M250-C47M gas turbine engine received FAA certification (May 14, 1997). The following day, the helicopter it powers, MD Helicopters’ 600N, also received FAA certification.
The 250-C47M engine is very similar to the 250-C47B used in the competing Bell Helicopter 407. Per the FAA’s type certificate data sheet (E1GL):