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NEWS | Nov. 4, 2022

MEDEVAC: To Properly Care for ECS, Get EPA Certified

BLUF: The Black Hawk/MEDEVAC environmental control systems (ECS) can only be serviced by EPA-certified technicians using the correct oil. Training is available.

Many Black Hawk/MEDEVAC units face a challenge when it comes to servicing the environmental control system (ECS). They lack Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-certified technicians.
To compensate for this shortfall, MEDEVAC units often turn to Apache units because they typically have EPA-certified technicians available. The only problem with this solution is that the Apache and HH-60 use different types of compressor oil and need technicians well versed in the differences between them.
In response, PD MEDEVAC provides training on the ECS that includes EPA certification at its MEDMET training center at Ft Hood, TX.
Check out all the details on this training on Page 14 of the Utility Helicopter newsletter (May-June 22) HERE and follow the guidance.
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