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Pegasus is the University of Virginia Health System's medical evacuation helicopter.

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The Pegasus Agusta 109E Power on takeoff at UVA Medical Center

The first patient was transported by Pegasus on August 1, 1984 from Louisa to the University of Virginia Medical Center.[1]

The first model helicopter flown as Pegasus was a Kawasaki BK 117. The primary helicopter today is an Agusta 109E Power[2].


  1. Web. Pegasus spins through 25 years, Daily Progress, Lee Enterprises, 29 Aug. 2009, retrieved 29 Aug. 2009. Print. 29 Aug. 2009 page A1+.
  2. Web. About Pegasus, University of Virginia Health System, retrieved 29 Aug. 2009.

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