Facts and Figures
PennSTAR is a fully licensed flight service
in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware.
Since 1998, the PennSTAR flight team has flown
the equivalent mileage to circle the earth more
than 65 times and rendered lifesaving care to
more than 30,000
PennSTAR is the only air medical program in
eastern Pennsylvania with an all
single pilot instrument flight rules (SPIFR)-certified aircraft
fleet and night vision goggle (NVG) capabilities.
Since the program began in 1988, PennSTAR has
maintained a perfect safety
record with no injury
accidents or significant aircraft incidents.
At the 2006 Association of Air Medical Service
(AAMS) Conference in Phoenix, the PennSTAR flight
team was awarded the American Eurocopter Platinum
Safety Award for completing over 20,000
accident-free patient flights.
PennSTAR aircraft can reach all parts of Delaware,
New Jersey, central Pennsylvania and southern
New York in 30 minutes or
PennSTAR is the only not-for-profit medical helicopter service operating in the Delaware Valley, and accepts most
insurance plans for medically necessary patient