Aircraft/Safety Technologies/Pilots

The flagship aircraft for Methodist AirCare is the Eurocopter EC-135, a twin-turbine engine helicopter renowned for its outstanding reliability and maneuverability. Its IFR (Instrument Flight Rules) rating gives Methodist AirCare the ability to perform in almost any weather condition, even when others cannot. For added safety, the aircraft is equipped with GPS (Global Positioning System) and TAWS (Terrain Avoidance Warning Systems). Pilots for Methodist AirCare average over 5,000 hours as a pilot-in-command and are all instrument-rated and current under a rigid training and check-ride program controlled by the FAA. Not only are Methodist AirCare pilots familiar with South Texas terrain, their training with NVG (Night Vision Goggles) technology allows them to perform life-saving operations in the darkest conditions.

Methodist AirCare

877-575-2368

For Pediatric, Neonatal, Maternal and Women’s Services

800-277-7428

Methodist Healthcare includes Methodist Hospital and its campuses including Methodist Heart Hospital, Methodist Children's Hospital, Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital,Metropolitan Methodist Hospital, Methodist Texsan Hospital and Northeast Methodist Hospital.
Our family of hospitals also includes Methodist Stone Oak Hospital and Methodist Ambulatory Surgery Hospital.

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