General Aviation Fargo Jet Center orders two Learjet 75 for medevac configuration
Bombardier has announced, that it has sold two Learjet 75 to U.S.-based Fargo Jet Center (FJC).
FJC will convert the two Learjet 75 Liberty to dedicated medevac aircraft. Afterwards, the company will deliver the aircraft to air ambulance service provider Lotnicze Pogotowie Ratunkowe (LPR), which is based in Warsaw, Poland.
Last year, Bombardier celebrated the introduction of the Learjet 75 to the market. The spacious and powerful light yet offers newest technologies and optimized operating costs. The aircraft has the capabilities to operate flights to every European destination nonstop out of Warsaw.
FJC is expected to take delivery of the first Learjet 75 Liberty aircraft in late-2020. The conversion into the medevac configuration will take another year, before the aircraft will reach LPR in 2021. During this project, Spectrum Aeromed will contribute to a highly customized air ambulance interior for the two aircraft.
Patrick Sweeney, CEO, Fargo Jet Center commented: “It is a pleasure to be working with Bombardier, LPR and Spectrum Aeromed to develop one of the most capable light jet EMS aircraft in the world today [...] Our team brings a unique skill set to this project through our extensive history in modifying aircraft for special missions. From initial conception to design, fabrication and installation, our experts will transform the interior of the Learjet 75 Liberty aircraft to meet LPR’s specifications.”
Lotnicze Pogotowie Ratunkowe is in operation since 2000. The company offers 24/7 air ambulance services throughout Poland. The fleet consists of 27 rotary wing and two turboprop aircraft. The addition of the two Learjets will see LPR to operate even faster and safer.
Regarding the newest aircraft in the Learjet family, Stéphane Leroy, Vice President, Sales, Bombardier Specialized Aircraft said: “The Learjet 75 Liberty aircraft, with its best-in-class spaciousness, speed and range, is an excellent choice for medevac missions [...] Learjet aircraft have long been a trusted platform for all types of special missions, and the Learjet 75 Liberty aircraft gives operators even more reasons to choose the world’s best light jet.”
The aircraft is especially suited for EMS conversion, as it has room to accommodate up to three stretchers and sophisticated medical equipment. The flat door and the longest cabin in its class contributes to this.
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