"Air Methods' helicopter fleet operates to provide critical care access to people in need. Because of this, its aircraft have a real need for enhanced safety products and better operational efficiency to effectively perform their job," said Tom Hart, vice president, Defense and Space, Honeywell Aerospace. "Honeywell is providing a connected, and more importantly safer, experience for Air Methods' helicopter fleet with Sky Connect Tracker III. In one product, operators get a robust solution that provides access to talk, text, data and flight data monitoring services, making sure that a helicopter can be tracked and can communicate with home anywhere in the world."
Honeywell's solution will allow Air Methods to stay in touch with pilots through voice and text and also to gain access to critical flight data monitoring information they must have under a required mandate from the Federal Aviation Administration for all emergency medical service operators.
Air Methods will also have the ability to collect data from onboard systems to record and communicate aircraft performance and potential maintenance needs, enabling a safer and more efficient fleet.
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