Hughes Aerospace and AMGH form strategic partnership for medical helicopter IFR network

Air Medical Group Holdings, Inc. has signed a multi-year contract with Hughes Aerospace for COPTER instrument procedures, COPTER RNP routes, procedure maintenance and heliport services. Hughes is providing AMGH and its subsidiaries with the latest in COPTER LPV, LP and LNAV instrument approaches, departures and RNP 0.3 COPTER routes depicted on all digital geo-referenced charting products.

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An Airbus EC135 P2+, operated by AMGH subsidiary Med-Trans on behalf of Erlanger Life Force. AMGH Photo
An Airbus EC135 P2+, operated by AMGH subsidiary Med-Trans on behalf of Erlanger Life Force. AMGH Photo

“We are very pleased with the new partnership with Hughes Aerospace. After reviewing all of the options for special use instrument approach procedures and IFR infrastructure development, Hughes was the obvious choice for a number of reasons,” said Mike LaMee, director of operations for AMGH subsidiary Med-Trans Corporation. He added, “The quality of the product, timeliness of development and maintenance support provided by Hughes is unmatched. Also, it truly is a partner, providing unparalleled support and guidance as AMGH continues to expand our IFR infrastructure.”

Chris Baur, president of Hughes said, “We are excited to partner with AMGH and work with its subsidiaries Med-Trans and REACH Air Medical in delivering safe, efficient cutting edge navigation services for flight crews and customers.”

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