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    Superior Ambulance

    The first private ambulance service in DuPage County, IL, Superior Air-Ground Ambulance Service, Inc. was named after the service level its founders intended to provide all patients. Fifty years later, Superior has grown to offer patients and municipalities many services within the EMS industry. Superior offers ground and air transport for a vast variety of patient needs, including but not limited to Advanced Life Support, Basic Life Support, Critical Care Transport and Bariatric Transport.

Pentastar Aviation to Manage EC-135 Helicopter Operation for Superior Air-Ground Ambulance Service, Michigan Devision

Waterford, Mich. – Pentastar Aviation has been selected as a provider of management services and direct air carrier operations for Superior Air-Ground Ambulance’s EC-135 helicopter. The aircraft will be based at Oakland County International Airport (KPTK), with operations primarily supporting the Henry Ford Health System.


Superior’s helicopter operations provide transport for trauma, cardiac, neurological, critical care and pediatric patients in southeast Michigan. “We are privileged to have Pentastar providing 135 services for our operation,” said David B. Hill, Superior Air Ground Ambulance Service President. “Pentastar’s extensive experience provides us the utmost confidence that our missions will be safe and secure.”


“Superior’s mission is to provide professional, competent, compassionate patient care and transportation, with an endless dedication and commitment to safety and efficiency, which are values shared by Pentastar Aviation,” said Greg Schmidt, President & CEO, Pentastar Aviation. “We are pleased to support an organization that provides such an important service to the community.”


Pentastar’s operations revolve around a steadfast commitment to safety. They employ a robust safety management system, carry a Stage 2 IS-BAO Registration, and Pentastar Aviation Charter, Inc. holds a Wyvern Wingman designation and ARG/US Platinum Rating.

Pentastar Aviation, wholly owned by Edsel B. Ford II, is a leader in the world of business aviation, providing aircraft management, advisory services, aircraft maintenance, avionics services, interior services and award-winning FBO services. Air charter transportation services are provided by Pentastar Aviation Charter, Inc., a U.S. FAR Part 135 on-demand air carrier, or by other U.S. FAR Part 135 certificated on-demand air carriers arranged by Pentastar Aviation, LLC. Their team is committed to delivering the highest standards of safety and service excellence to their customers.


Pentastar Aviation has been servicing regional and global travelers for more than 50 years and is headquartered at Oakland County International Airport (PTK).
About Superior Air Ambulance Service


Since 1959, Superior has grown to be one of the largest, family-owned ambulance companies in the U.S. and has been servicing Southeast Michigan since 2005. Operating a fleet of more than 200 ambulances, with 70 of those in Michigan, Superior provides basic, advanced, and critical care transport services.