Boston MedFlight has received the 2013 Vision Zero Aviation Safety Award, presented by American Eurocopter during the AMTC annual Community Awards banquet on October 21.
The non-profit air medical transport provider was selected for the award out of a "record-tying" list of 25 different nominees, according to Eurocopter. The award was created in 2007 to promote safety in the air medical industry, distributed to a program that highlights specific initiatives. A rotorcraft industry committee selects the winners.
Photo courtesy of American Eurocopter
American Eurocopter also received an order for an EC145 in the air medical transport configuration from Boston MedFlight, its second order placed this year. The airframe manufacturer has now received firm orders for 23 new air medical helicopters this year, including eight twin-engine and 15 single-engine models.
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