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About Metro Aviation

Metro Aviation is an air medical transport company providing helicopter ambulance services. It is based in Shreveport, Louisiana.

Headquarters Location

1214 Hawn Avenue

Shreveport, Louisiana, 71107,

United States

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Latest Metro Aviation News

Leonardo AW09 Makes First Flight with Safran Power

Mar 20, 2023

- March 17, 2023, 3:22 PM Leonardo’s Safran-powered AW09 conducted its first test flight on March 16, flying for approximately 20 minutes. (Photo: Leonardo) Leonardo’s Safran-powered AW09 PS4 prototype made its first flight on Thursday. The 20-minute flight was conducted at Leonardo’s Mollis, Switzerland facility. According to the company, the flight “completed all set objectives” including hovers at low altitude, spot turns, abd straight and sideways flights at speeds up to 20 knots, as well as several landings and takeoffs. Upcoming tests will expand the helicopter's flight envelope. Earlier this year, Leonardo said it replaced the AW09’s Honeywell HTS900 turboshaft with the 1,000-shp Safran Helicopter Engines Arriel 2K. At Heli-Expo earlier this month, Leonardo managing director Gian Piero Cutillo said the engine switch would delay certification by no more than one year. Further, Leonardo said it received “preliminary” orders for 50 AW09s to date and predicted the order book could reach 200 by the time serial production starts in mid-2024. Recently announced AW09 customers include Aero Service Representação in Brazil; Synerjet Latina SA in Colombia, Peru, and Chile; Helitech Asia in South East Asia; Safomar in South Africa; Diskopsa in Panama and Guatemala; and Heliflite in Oceania. Leonardo also recently signed an agreement with U.S.-based Metro Aviation to develop air ambulance interiors for the AW09 and support its introduction into the U.S. market. Leonardo is positioning the AW09 to compete with light twins from other manufacturers in the air ambulance space.

Metro Aviation Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • Where is Metro Aviation's headquarters?

    Metro Aviation's headquarters is located at 1214 Hawn Avenue, Shreveport.

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