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OCTOBER 4, 2016 MED-TRANS CORPORATION BASED IN LEWISVILLE AND NORTHWEST TEXAS HEALTHCARE SYSTEM HAVE ANNOUNCED ADDITION OF A TWIN-ENGINE MEDICAL AIRPLANE TO THEIR COLLABORATIVE LIFESTAR FLEET WHICH SERVES PAMPA, AMARILLO AND OTHER PARTS OF THE TEXAS PANHANDLE REGION.  THE PLANE IS A KING AIR E-90 WHICH WILL BE BASED AT RICK HUSBAND AMARILLO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AND WILL TRANSPORT CRITICAL CARE NURSES AND PARAMEDICS TO PARTS OF TEXAS, COLORADO, KANSAS, NEW MEXICO AND OKLAHOMA.  A MED-TRANS NEWS RELEASE STATES THAT THE PLANE OPERATES WITH A 1400 MILE RANGE,  BUT WILL SERVE PRIMARILY THE TEXAS PANHANDLE.  MED-TRANS OPERATE AN AIRBUS H-135 LIFESTAR HELICOPTER AT NORTHWEST TEXAS HOSPITAL IN AMARILLO.  IT’S BELL 407 HELICOPTER IS BASED AT THE GRAY COUNTY HELIPORT NEAR PAMPA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER.   THE NEWS RELEASE STATES THAT THE HELICOPTERS CANNOT FLY IN STORMY WEATHER BUT THE KING AIR-E-90 HAS THAT CAPABILITY.  UNDER THE ADDITIONAL ARRANGEMENT, MED-TRANS WILL MAINTAIN A PILOT AND FLIGHT CREW AT THE AMARILLO AIRPORT AND NORTHWEST TEXAS HEALTHCARE SYSTEM WILL PROVIDE DOCTORS WITH EXPERTISE IN THE AREAS OF CARDIAC CARE, TRAUMA SERVICE AND PEDIATRICS. MED-TRANS IS AN AIR MEDICAL PROVIDERS THAT CONTRACTS FLIGHT EQUIPMENT WITH HOSPITALS AND TREATMENT CENTERS IN 23 STATES.

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