AIR AMBULANCE

Reliability, when lives are in the balance

Mission Overview

Textron Aviation is a leader in Air Ambulance aircraft, saving lives all over the world. Versatile and comfortable cabins allow for multiple configurations from major medical equipment suppliers. Whether operating as a dedicated air ambulance, or quickly converting from VIP to medical transport, we have a proven reliable aircraft for the mission. Textron Aviation aircraft can respond to remote areas and provide the speed that is necessary for critical care patients.

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Air Ambulance Ready Aircraft

 

  • Caravan
  • Grand Caravan EX
  • King Air C90GTx
  • King Air 250
  • King Air 350/350ER
  • Citation M2
  • Citation CJ3+
  • Citation CJ4
  • Citation XLS+
  • Citation Sovereign+
  • Caravan

    The Cessna Caravan is capable of performing life-critical missions in remote locations, flying in adverse environments and operating on unimproved airstrips. Its high wing design allows for a stable platform to provide in-flight critical care. From basic non-critical transport to neonatal care, the Caravan can provide the right response.

    • Multiple medical system options available
    • Medical systems mount directly to existing seat tracks
    • Wide doors for easy patient loading
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    Maximum Cruise Speed 186 ktas (344 km/h)
    Maximum Range 1,070 nm (1,982 km)
    Takeoff Distance 2,055 ft (626 m)
    Landing Distance 1,625 ft (495 m)
    Maximum Operating Altitude 25,000 ft (7,620 m)
    Maximum Climb Rate 1,234 fpm (376 mpm)
    Maximum Limit Speed 175 kias (324 km/h)
  • Grand Caravan EX

    The Cessna Grand Caravan EX is capable of performing life-critical missions in remote locations, flying in adverse environments and operating on unimproved airstrips. Its high wing design allows for a stable platform to provide in-flight critical care. From basic non-critical transport to neonatal care, the Grand Caravan EX can provide the right response.

    • Multiple medical system options available
    • Medical systems mount directly to existing seat tracks
    • Wide doors for easy patient loading
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    Maximum Cruise Speed 195 ktas (361 km/h)
    Maximum Range 964 nm (1,785 km)
    Takeoff Distance 2,160 ft (658 m)
    Landing Distance 1,871 ft (570 m)
    Maximum Operating Altitude 25,000 ft (7,620 m)
    Maximum Climb Rate 1,330 fpm (405 mpm)
    Maximum Limit Speed 175 kias (324 km/h)
  • King Air C90GTx

    Trust is key when it comes to critical patient care and the King Air is the world’s most trusted turboprop. With a perfect balance of payload, range, and speed the Beechcraft® King Air® C90GTx is the aircraft of choice for Air Ambulance operators. Stretcher systems from any of the major suppliers can be installed in the quiet pressurized cabin allowing for intense focus on patient care.

    • Stretchers mount to existing seat track for quick installation/removal
    • Gravel and unimproved runway capable
    • Ability to fly over weather for patient stability
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    Maximum Cruise Speed 272 ktas (504 km/h)
    Maximum Range 1,260 nm (2,334 km)
    Takeoff Distance 1,984 ft (605 m)
    Landing Distance 2,100 ft (640 m)
    Maximum Operating Altitude 30,000 ft (9,144 m)
    Maximum Climb Rate 1,900 fpm (579 mpm)
    Maximum Limit Speed 226 kias (419 km/h)
  • King Air 250

    In an Air Ambulance role the Beechcraft King Air 250 lives up to its reputation as a rugged and dependable performer. The spacious, climate controlled cabin allows for critical care of two patients utilizing modern medical devices available from all major aeromedical suppliers. With unimproved runway capability you’ll never let remote locations stand in the way of completing your mission, saving lives.

    • Optional cargo door for easy patient loading
    • Available enhanced payload for hauling more equipment
    • Multiple life support systems available
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    Maximum Cruise Speed 310 ktas (574 km/h)
    Maximum Range 1,720 nm (3,185 km)
    Takeoff Distance 2,111 ft (643 m)
    Landing Distance 2,845 ft (867 m)
    Maximum Operating Altitude 35,000 ft (10,668 m)
    Maximum Climb Rate 2,450 fpm (747 mpm)
    Maximum Limit Speed 259 kias (480 km/h)
  • King Air 350/350ER

    When lives are at stake, the Beechcraft King Air 350ER delivers. Longer range and high dash speeds allow you to transport critical care patients with a sense of urgency even out of remote areas. The large versatile cabin can accommodate a range of customized configurations that best suit your ambulatory needs.

    • Custom medical cabinets
    • Multiple crew seating options
    • Optional powered loader for easy patient boarding.

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    Maximum Cruise Speed 303 ktas (561 km/h)
    Maximum Range 2,692 nm (4,986 km)
    Takeoff Field Length 4,057 ft (1,237 m)
    Landing Distance 2,728 ft (831 m)
    Maximum Operating Altitude 35,000 ft (10,668 m)
    Maximum Climb Rate 2,400 fpm (732 mpm)
    Maximum Limit Speed 245 kias (454 km/h)

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  • Citation M2

    When transporting patients over long distances, time is critical. The Citation M2 provides the speed needed for air ambulance missions with outstanding range/payload and the capability to fly over rough weather. Loading patients manually is easy with cabin doors that swing out of the way and a cabin floor height that minimizes lifting requirements.

    • Comfortable, quiet cabin
    • Short runway capable
    • Low direct operating costs
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    Maximum Cruise Speed 404 ktas (748 km/h)
    Maximum Range 1,550 nm (2,871 km)
    Takeoff Field Length 3,210 ft (978 m)
    Landing Distance 2,590 ft (789 m)
    Maximum Operating Altitude 41,000 ft (12,497 m)
    Maximum Climb Rate 3,698 fpm (1,127 mpm)
    Maximum Limit Speed 0.71 Mach (0.71 Mach)
  • Citation CJ3+

    Medical emergencies rarely come with a warning. With a long range and high cruise speeds, you’ll be prepared in the Cessna Citation CJ3+. Carry patients in the cabin known for passenger comfort, with room left over for three medical crew members. Available medical systems cover everything from triage to critical life support.

    • Best in class acquisition and operating costs
    • Accessible cabin floor height for easy loading
    • Supported by the world’s most capable service network
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    Maximum Cruise Speed 416 ktas (770 km/h)
    Maximum Range 2,040 nm (3,778 km)
    Takeoff Field Length 3,180 ft (969 m)
    Landing Distance 2,770 ft (844 m)
    Maximum Operating Altitude 45,000 ft (13,716 m)
    Maximum Climb Rate 4,478 fpm (1,365 mpm)
    Maximum Limit Speed 0.737 Mach (0.737 Mach)
  • Citation CJ4

    Extend your healing touch to even greater distances in the Cessna Citation CJ4. Enhanced range and speed mean you can respond to more patients and save more lives. Flight nurses have the room they need to work in the large cabin with room for all of the medical devices they need. For non-emergency flights, easily convert back to the executive transport configuration and ride in the renowned style of the CJ4.

    • Medium jet comfort, light jet operating costs
    • Cabin iridium phone for constant communication with ground crews
    • Accessible cabin floor height for easy loading
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    Maximum Cruise Speed 451 ktas (835 km/h)
    Maximum Range 2,165 nm (4,010 km)
    Takeoff Field Length 3,410 ft (1,039 m)
    Landing Distance 2,940 ft (896 m)
    Maximum Operating Altitude 45,000 ft (13,716 m)
    Maximum Climb Rate 3,854 fpm (1,175 mpm)
    Maximum Limit Speed 0.77 Mach (0.77 Mach)
  • Citation XLS+

    Never settle for anything less than the best when your mission is to save lives. The Cessna Citation XLS+ is not only the most popular business jet in the world; it also excels in Special Mission use. Install two life support systems using the existing seat tracks and you have the ideal air ambulance. The standup cabin allows for ease of movement between patients and medical devices creating an ideal work space.

    • Optional powered loader for easy patient boarding
    • Easily switch between Medevac and VIP missions
    • Supported by the world’s most capable service network

     

     

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    Maximum Cruise Speed 441 ktas (817 km/h)
    Maximum Range 2,100 nm (3,889 km)
    Takeoff Field Length 3,560 ft (1,085 m)
    Landing Distance 3,180 ft (969 m)
    Maximum Operating Altitude 45,000 ft (13,716 m)
    Maximum Climb Rate 3,500 fpm (1,067 mpm)
    Maximum Limit Speed 0.75 Mach (0.75 Mach)

     

  • Citation Sovereign+

    Your crew and your patients will all thank you for choosing the Cessna Citation® Sovereign+ as your air ambulance platform. The pilots gain unsurpassed situational awareness with the Garmin G5000 avionics. While, the flight nurses can provide the best care with the standup cabin and advanced life support systems. Exceed expectations in patient satisfaction with the Sovereign+.

    • Overhead equipment mounts available
    • Wireless cabin management system
    • Enhanced range
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    Maximum Cruise Speed 460 ktas (852 km/h)
    Maximum Range 3,200 nm (5,926 km)
    Takeoff Field Length 3,530 ft (1,076 m)
    Landing Distance 2,600 ft (792 m)
    Maximum Operating Altitude 47,000 ft (14,326 m)
    Maximum Climb Rate 4,083 fpm (1,244 mpm)
    Maximum Limit Speed 0.80 Mach (0.80 Mach)

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