Public Safety Personnel
Working closely with those who call us for scene work is a vital part of maintaining safety when working around the helicopter. Personnel are eligible to ride on either the helicopter or the MICU.
911 Dispatchers, EMTs, Firefighters, Law Enforcement Officers and State Highway Patrol officers who are working for a public 911 service/agency which utilizes MedFlight's services are invited to come spend the day.
The weight limit for the helicopter is 200lbs.
Physicians and nurses working in Emergency Departments and Critical Care Units (ICU, CCU, SICU) are invited to come spend the day with MedFlight. Physicians and nurses are eligible to ride on the helicopter or MICU. The weight limit for the helicopter is 200lbs.
If you are unsure of your eligibility status, please email:
Please Note: Students are not eligible for the Observer Program, we do apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. You may only submit an observer request for yourself and not on behalf of another.
2827 W. Dublin Granville Road
Helicopter Aviation Services and sole operational control are contracted to MedFlight through Metro Aviation and Air Methods, Inc. Metro Aviation oversees all helicopter operations excluding MedFlight 7 in Portsmouth, Ohio, which is operated by Air Methods, Inc.
MedFlight is a not-for-profit, CAMTS accredited air and ground critical care transportation company based in Columbus, Ohio that completes nearly 7,000 critical care transports by helicopter and Mobile Intensive Care unit each year.
In compliance with 49 U.S.C. Section 42302, we offer the following contact information for the DOT Aviation Consumer Protection Division:
Aviation Consumer Protection Division, C-75
U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE. Washington, DC 20590
202-366-2220 (TTY 202-336-0511) or 866-TELL-FAA (866-835-5322)
Aviation Consumer Protection Website