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Air Evac Lifeteam Turns to DART Aerospace for Skid Solution: Reduces Back Injuries

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Solving two problems at once is bound to generate feelings of accomplishment, and Air Evac Lifeteam found a way to accomplish this on a large scale with the able assistance of DART Aerospace. Air Evac Lifeteam, which operates more than 140 air medical bases in 15 states, needed to find some weight savings after retrofit enhancements to its Bell 206 fleet. So Air Evac came up with the perfect idea to reduce the weight of its 206 Series rotorcraft. Cutting the skid landing gear height not only reduced the total weight by 20-30 pounds, but also reduced aircrew back strains and injuries by making it easier for crew members to load patients. Another bonus was the removal of the foot-high step bar so crew members no longer had to step over it while loading patients. [Read More...]

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