Thursday, July 5, 2018

Just in Case You Need N741AC


Outside of static displays such as this, if you see a black and gold aircare helicopter on the scene somewhere in eastern Iowa it is usually serious business for an injured citizen.


On this occasion, the annual Marion (Iowa) fly-in, helicopters from local hospitals make a visit along with several small planes, classic cars and assorted robotics just ahead of the July 4th celebration.


The copter's EMT gives a quick overview of the purpose of the mobile platform based at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.


Many families stand in line to let their kids to see the UI helicopter and have a chance to sit at the controls. This is a 2014 Eurocopter 130 T2.


The Hawkeye logo adorns the rotor tail housing. Go Hawks.