Aircraft and Crew

The Local HERO Foundation currently operates a twin-engine Airbus Helicopters H135 helicopter (EC135T2+). When responding to a call, the helicopter is crewed by two pilots and two firefighter/paramedics from the Fort McMurray Fire Department. The helicopter is fitted with an Air Ambulance Technologies medical interior which includes a LIFEPAK monitor/defibrillator, oxygen supply, and medical suction system.

H135 specifications:

Crew: 2 pilots

Capacity: 2 medics and 1 stretcher patient

Cruising speed: 254 kph / 158 mph

Range: 635 km / 395 mi

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