Director of EMS Operation
History of Chatfield Air Ambulance, Inc.
Alan Chatfield started Chatfield Air Ambulance, Inc in 1982. He started with a fixed wing air ambulance out of Van Nuys, California. Alan Chatfield worked as a Donor Procurement Coordinator in Los Angeles. Chatfield earned his reputation working with Major Los Angeles Hospitals. Such as, University of California, Los Angeles, Loyola Marymount University, Children's Hospital Los Angeles and many more hospitals in the Los Angeles area. In 1990, he moved his operation down to San Diego, Ca where is continued working with Scripps Clinic as a Donor Procurement Coordinator for the next 11 years.
Alan Chatfield spent his early years in Australia working with Qantas Airlines and later worked for Qantas in the United States. At a young age, he discovered his love for aviation. He spent many years learning the trade and working as a Qantas airplane mechanic and has been involved in general aviation since 1969. He is extremely knowledgeable/experienced in aircraft management and mechanic.
Chatfield Air Ambulance is currently located in Van Nuys, San Diego and Carlsbad. Alan Chatfield works directly with many hospitals up and down the coast of California, as well as all over the United States. His vast knowledge of medical transports and aviation have made Chatfield Air Ambulance one of the leading Air Ambulance Companies in the United States. Alan Chatfield continues to do what he loves and continues to save lives.
Presently, Chatfield Air Ambulance, Inc. is flying with TFE731-3-2AP engines. We currently have two of our LearJet 35 with two out of four currently running, in the United States, the TFE731-3-2AP engines. This new addition our Lears using the more advanced TFE731-3-2AP engine, has reduce stress on the engine as a whole. This gives Chatfield Air the increase in safety and performance while increasing the ITT limits and the engine's margin. In doing this, we can achieve altitude faster which will allow us to reduce fuel consumption and increase range. With using these new engines it gives them better longevity, durable parts with higher ITT limits means less work for on our engines to get you where you need to go. Our Lear Jet 35's is currently one of the fastest Lear Jets out there to date.
For more information, please check out International Turbine Leasing website at www.internationalturbineleasing.com.
For further information, reference or a demo of the TFE731-3-2AP engines please contact Alan M. Chatfield at 1(800) 242-7009.
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