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[[Image:AirAmbulance-GTAVCS-front.jpg|right|thumb|340px|An Air Ambulance in GTA Vice City Stories.]]
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{{Infobox vehicles
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| name = Air Ambulance
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| front_image = Air_Ambulance_GTAV.jpg
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| image_size = 300
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| caption = A '''Police Maverick''' in [[Grand Theft Auto V|GTA V]]
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| manufacturer = [[Buckingham]] <small>([[HD Universe]])</small>
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| vehicle_class = Helicopters
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| vehicle_type = Emergency vehicle
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| body_style = 4-door helicopter
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| capacity = 4 <small>(pilot and 3 passengers)</small>
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| appearances = ''[[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories|GTA Vice City Stories]]<br>[[Grand Theft Auto V]]<br>[[Grand Theft Auto Online]]''
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| related = [[Maverick]]<br>[[Police Maverick]]<br>[[Armadillo]]
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| aka = [[Police Maverick]] <small>([[Grand Theft Auto V|GTA V]])</small>
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}}
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The [[Buckingham]] '''Air Ambulance''' is an emergency [[helicopter]] in [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories|''Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories'']] and [[Grand Theft Auto V|''Grand Theft Auto V'']]. As the name implies, it's a medical rescue helicopter, being the aerial equivalent of the [[Ambulance]].
   
The '''Air Ambulance''' is an emergency [[helicopter]] in [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]].
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In GTA V, the Air Ambulance is named in-game''' [[Police Maverick]]'''.
   
== Description ==
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==Description==
The Air Ambulance shares the same helicopter design as the [[Armadillo]] (barring a different livery), thus being based on the [[:wp:Bell 412|Bell 412]]. Like the Armadillo, the Air Ambulance is a relatively large helicopter that nevertheless possesses relatively good speed, with moderately steep pitches that help increase its acceleration at the expense of losing altitude faster. During the creation of Vice City, The Air Ambulance was going to be made as the Coastgard Maverick but was cut after the alpha version.
 
   
The Air Ambulance can be used to activate [[Air Rescue]] side missions, the airborne equivalent of the [[Ambulance]]'s [[Paramedic]] side mission. Completion of the side mission will boast the player's maximum health.
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=== GTA Vice City Stories ===
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Like the [[Armadillo]], the Air Ambulance is a relatively large helicopter that nevertheless possesses relatively good speed, with moderately steep pitches that help increase its acceleration at the expense of losing altitude faster. Like most service vehicles in GTA, it lacks a radio. During the creation of GTA Vice City Stories, the Air Ambulance was going to be made as the [[Coastguard Maverick]] but was cut after the alpha version.
   
== Trivia ==
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The Air Ambulance can be used to activate [[Air Rescue]] side missions, the airborne equivalent of the Ambulance's [[Paramedic]] side mission. Completion of the side mission will boast the player's maximum health.
* Both sides of the Air Ambulance's nose bear cursively written text. Due to the poor quality of its texture, the words are somewhat hard to identify.
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* "VCS - 911" is also written on both sides of the helicopter at the turbine engines. 911 is clearly referring to the main emergency number in the United States, but the "VCS" abbreviation, whether coincidental or not, is also a short form for GTA Vice City Stories' title.
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=== Grand Theft Auto V ===
* Although the Air Ambulance does have non-driver seats, they are inaccessable (same goes for the [[Armadillo]]). So it is really only a one man vehicle.
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*Unlike Armadillo, the Air Ambulance has a same door sound as the low-grade cars.
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In Grand Theft Auto V, the '''Air Ambulance '''returns (unofficial name). In fact, it is a variant of the Police Maverick with different paintjob and decals, and not a separate vehicle as it was in Vice City Stories. The Air Ambulance has no purpose in the game and can only be found on certain helipads.
   
 
==Locations==
 
==Locations==
;GTA Vice City Stories
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===[[GTA Vice City Stories]]===
 
*On the helipad behind [[Ocean View Hospital]] in [[Ocean Beach]], [[Vice City in GTA III Era|Vice City]], after "[[From Zero To Hero]]".
 
*On the helipad behind [[Ocean View Hospital]] in [[Ocean Beach]], [[Vice City in GTA III Era|Vice City]], after "[[From Zero To Hero]]".
 
*On the roof of [[Schuman Health Care Center]] in [[Downtown Vice City|Downtown]], Vice City, after "From Zero To Hero".
 
*On the roof of [[Schuman Health Care Center]] in [[Downtown Vice City|Downtown]], Vice City, after "From Zero To Hero".
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===Grand Theft Auto V===
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*On the two helipads at [[Central Los Santos Hospital]] in singleplayer and also sometimes in Online.
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* Can be seen flying around the [[Bolingbroke Penitentiary]] due to a glitch.
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*On the top of the [[Vinewood Police Station]] (Can sometimes spawn as a [[Police Maverick]] also).
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*On top of the [[Vespucci Canals]] hospital helipad (Online only).
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[[File:GTA V How to find the Air Ambulance Helicopter in Offline Online|thumb|center|434 px]]
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==Gallery==
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<gallery>
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AirAmbulance-GTAVCS-front.jpg|An Air Ambulance in GTA Vice City Stories.
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AirAmbulance-GTAV-LShospital.jpg|Side view of the Air Ambulance in GTA V
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</gallery>
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== Trivia ==
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* Both sides of the Air Ambulance's nose bear cursively written text. Due to the poor quality of its texture, the words are somewhat hard to identify.
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**"VCS - 911" is also written on both sides of the helicopter at the turbine engines. 911 is clearly referring to the main emergency number in the United States, but the "VCS" abbreviation, whether coincidental or not, is also a short form for GTA Vice City Stories' title.
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*Although the Air Ambulance does have non-driver seats, they are inaccessible (same goes for the [[Armadillo]]). So it is really only a one man vehicle.
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*Unlike Armadillo, the Air Ambulance has the same door sound as the low-grade cars, only with a higher pitch.
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*Despite the Air Ambulance appears in GTA V , it still refered as '''Police Maverick''' when entered.
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** The reason for this is because the game actually considers the Air Ambulance as a Police Maverick with a different paintjob, and Rockstar hasn't made a separate vehicle.
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** Due to this, there is a glitch that cause an Air Ambulance to spawn flying around the [[Bolingbroke Penitentiary]] instead of a normal Police Maverick.
   
 
== See also ==
 
== See also ==
* The [[Armadillo]], which shares the same body design as the Air Ambulance.
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* The [[Armadillo]], which shares the same body design as the Air Ambulance in Vice City Stories.
* The [[Police Helicopter (GTA III)|police helicopter]] and [[Helicopter (GTA III)|helicopter]] in GTA III, also based on a Bell 412.
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* The [[Police Maverick]], the Police variant.
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* The [[Police Helicopter (GTA III)|Police Helicopter]] and [[Helicopter (GTA III)|Helicopter]] in GTA III, also based on a Bell 412.
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* The [[Raindance]], a medical rescue helicopter in GTA San Andreas.
   
 
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Latest revision as of 12:18, December 7, 2014

VEHICLE
Air Ambulance
Air Ambulance GTAV
A Police Maverick in GTA V
Also known as Police Maverick (GTA V)
Vehicle class
(GTA V)
Helicopters
Vehicle type Emergency vehicle
Body style 4-door helicopter
Capacity 4 (pilot and 3 passengers)
Appearance(s) GTA Vice City Stories
Grand Theft Auto V
Grand Theft Auto Online
Manufacturer Buckingham (HD Universe)
Related vehicle(s) Maverick
Police Maverick
Armadillo


The Buckingham Air Ambulance is an emergency helicopter in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories and Grand Theft Auto V. As the name implies, it's a medical rescue helicopter, being the aerial equivalent of the Ambulance.

In GTA V, the Air Ambulance is named in-game Police Maverick.

DescriptionEdit

GTA Vice City Stories Edit

Like the Armadillo, the Air Ambulance is a relatively large helicopter that nevertheless possesses relatively good speed, with moderately steep pitches that help increase its acceleration at the expense of losing altitude faster. Like most service vehicles in GTA, it lacks a radio. During the creation of GTA Vice City Stories, the Air Ambulance was going to be made as the Coastguard Maverick but was cut after the alpha version.

The Air Ambulance can be used to activate Air Rescue side missions, the airborne equivalent of the Ambulance's Paramedic side mission. Completion of the side mission will boast the player's maximum health.

Grand Theft Auto V Edit

In Grand Theft Auto V, the Air Ambulance returns (unofficial name). In fact, it is a variant of the Police Maverick with different paintjob and decals, and not a separate vehicle as it was in Vice City Stories. The Air Ambulance has no purpose in the game and can only be found on certain helipads.

LocationsEdit

GTA Vice City StoriesEdit

Grand Theft Auto VEdit

GTA V How to find the Air Ambulance Helicopter in Offline Online04:53

GTA V How to find the Air Ambulance Helicopter in Offline Online

GalleryEdit

Trivia Edit

  • Both sides of the Air Ambulance's nose bear cursively written text. Due to the poor quality of its texture, the words are somewhat hard to identify.
    • "VCS - 911" is also written on both sides of the helicopter at the turbine engines. 911 is clearly referring to the main emergency number in the United States, but the "VCS" abbreviation, whether coincidental or not, is also a short form for GTA Vice City Stories' title.
  • Although the Air Ambulance does have non-driver seats, they are inaccessible (same goes for the Armadillo). So it is really only a one man vehicle.
  • Unlike Armadillo, the Air Ambulance has the same door sound as the low-grade cars, only with a higher pitch.
  • Despite the Air Ambulance appears in GTA V , it still refered as Police Maverick when entered.
    • The reason for this is because the game actually considers the Air Ambulance as a Police Maverick with a different paintjob, and Rockstar hasn't made a separate vehicle.
    • Due to this, there is a glitch that cause an Air Ambulance to spawn flying around the Bolingbroke Penitentiary instead of a normal Police Maverick.

See also Edit

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