Range: 1,500 miles
Speed: 450 mph
Altitude: 41,000 ft
Capacity: Patient, Medical Team and 3 passengers. This aircraft has an enclosed lavatory.
Certificate: Piaggio P180 managed on Certificate J72AWith a cabin volume of 375 cubic feet, the Piaggio P180 is one of the largest aircraft used in the air ambulance industry today.
Air Ambulance Worldwide is the first and only air ambulance operator of the Piaggio P180 in the United States today. The P180 better known as the Avanti 1 is one of the most sophisticated aircraft manufactured today. It provides the very best cabin environment available for your patients care as well as the comfort of the traveling companions.
The Avanti 1 flies at 450 mph at an altitude of 41,000 feet which allows us to keep the flight times to a minimum and get over top of the challenging weather. The aircraft has a much larger cabin than the Lear Jet with 3 more additional seats so that companions, family and friends can travel with the patient. (Total of 4 passengers) One of the most useful and most appreciated amenities of the aircraft is its private enclosed bathroom, along with a very large luggage capacity (66 cu. Ft. or approximately 3-4 large suitcases and most standard wheelchairs)
The range of the aircraft is from South America to Canada.
Air Ambulance Worldwide will have the aircraft on display in cities nationwide very soon. And effective July 1, 2010 the aircraft will be in operation to help patients and families get home safely.