Air Methods enters agreements to purchase 42 new aircraft

Air Methods Corporation (AIRM) announced it has entered into agreements to purchase 20 Bell 407s, 10 Eurocopter EC130s, six Eurocopter AS350s, and six Eurocopter EC135s. These new aircraft will directly support Air Methods' commitment to maintaining a modern air medical fleet as well as future growth opportunities. Delivery of the aircraft will start in 2013 and continue into 2015. Bell Helicopter is a division of Textron (TXT).