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United Rotorcraft awarded Bell 429 interior contract

United Rotorcraft an Air Methods Division is pleased to announce it has recently signed an agreement with Bell Helicopter, headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, to provide a medical interior kit for a new Bell 429 aircraft. The agreement includes the manufacture of an FAA (STC'd) approved medical EMS interior that will be shipped to Bell Helicopter's facility in Piney Flats, TN for integration into a Bell 429 "demonstrator" aircraft. The aircraft is slated to be delivered during the second quarter of 2012.

The medical interior will include a carbon fiber floor overlay, two adjustable aft facing crew seats as well as one forward facing seat. The litter system will be a United Rotorcraft Roll-On Fold-Up (RoFu) that includes collapsible arm rails for added safety and an adjustable headrest that can be used for taxi, take-off, and landing. On board life saving systems will include liquid oxygen, compressed air, and suction as well as an abundance of AC power. The interior is completed with medical equipment racks, customized storage pouches, and a Night Vision lighting system.

Press release issued by United Rotorcraft (Air Methods) on February 7, 2012


 Contact details from our directory:
United Rotorcraft (Air Methods) Aeromedical Interiors
Bell Helicopter Textron (Canada) Airframer


 Related aircraft programs:
Bell 429 GlobalRanger


 Related directory sectors:
Cabin Interiors

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