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$3.5 million helicopter purchased by Enloe Medical Center

Enloe Medical Center emergency call program purchases new helicopter. Photo credit: William Rein

Courtney Weaver

February 15, 2015

Enloe Medical Center recently purchased a $3.5 million helicopter for their FlightCare Program, which is an emergency responder program. The helicopter is a top of the line EC130 T2 EcoStar with advanced safety technology, plenty of room, low level noise, and an array of new medical equipment. The Enloe staff is very excited about the new addition, especially wi...

Students help Enloe secure new helicopter

The sky's the limit for these Chico State Pre-Nursing students addressing letters for the Make the Most of Midnight fundraiser and the Enloe Conference center. Photo credit: Grant Mahan

Steven Verstelle

March 10, 2014

Nursing and pre-nursing students wrote letters Friday to family, friends and businesses to a fund a new flight care helicopter at Enloe Medical Center.The new helicopter, an American Eurocopter EC130 Eco-Star, is larger, faster, quieter and can carry more patients than the current one, said Jolene Francis, director of advancement at Enloe.The helicopter will als...

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