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{{Infobox vehicles
 
{{Infobox vehicles
 
| name = Air Ambulance
 
| name = Air Ambulance
| front_image = AirAmbulance-GTAV-LShospital.jpg
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| front_image = Air_Ambulance_GTAV.jpg
 
| image_size = 300
 
| image_size = 300
| caption = The Air Ambulance in '''Grand Theft Auto V'''
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| caption = The Air Ambulance in [[Grand Theft Auto V]]
 
| manufacturer = [[Western Company]]
 
| manufacturer = [[Western Company]]
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| vehicle_class = Helicopters
 
| vehicle_type = Emergency Vehicle
 
| vehicle_type = Emergency Vehicle
| body_style = 4 doors Police Helicopter
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| body_style = 4-door helicopter
| capacity = 4 (pilot and 3 passengers)
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| capacity = 4 <small>(pilot and 3 passengers)</small>
| 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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| 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]]
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| aka = [[Police Maverick]] <small>([[Grand Theft Auto V|V]])</small>
 
}}
 
}}
The [[Western Company]] '''Air Ambulance''' is an emergency [[helicopter]] in [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]] and, despite not being named in game, it also appears in [[Grand Theft Auto V]] and [[Grand Theft Auto Online]]. As the name implies, it's a medical rescue helicopter, being the aerial equivalent of the [[Ambulance]].
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The [[Western Company]] '''Air Ambulance''' is an emergency [[helicopter]] in [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]], [[Grand Theft Auto V]] and [[Grand Theft Auto Online|GTA Online]]. As the name implies, it's a medical rescue helicopter, being the aerial equivalent of the [[Ambulance]].
   
 
==Description==
 
==Description==
   
 
=== GTA Vice City Stories ===
 
=== GTA Vice City Stories ===
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. Like most service vehicles in GTA, it lacks a radio. 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.
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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.
   
 
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.
 
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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=== Grand Theft Auto V ===
 
=== Grand Theft Auto V ===
   
In Grand Theft Auto V, red and white Maverick helicopters can be found on top of one of the hospitals with '''Ambulance''' written on the fuselage. They are modeled and named in-game after the [[Police Maverick]], therefore having a similar performance to said vehicle. It also lacks a radio.
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In Grand Theft Auto V, red and white [[Police Maverick]] can be found on top of one of the [[Central Los Santos Hospital|hospitals]] with '''Ambulance''' written on the fuselage. They are a re-skined version [[Police Maverick]]. Like the Police Maverick it also lacks a radio.
   
 
==Locations==
 
==Locations==
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*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".
===GTA V===
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===Grand Theft Auto V===
*On the two helipads at [[Central Los Santos Hospital]].
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*On the two helipads at [[Central Los Santos Hospital]] in singleplayer and also sometimes in Online.
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*On top of the [[Vespucci Canals]] hospital helipad (Online only)
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The most common place to find the ''Air Ambulance'' helicopter is at the ''[http://gta.wikia.com/Central_Los_Santos_Hospital Central Los Santos Hospital]''.
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[[File:GTA V How to find the Air Ambulance Helicopter in Offline Online|thumb|center|434 px]]
   
 
==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
 
<gallery>
 
<gallery>
 
AirAmbulance-GTAVCS-front.jpg|An Air Ambulance in GTA Vice City Stories.
 
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
 
Air Ambulance GTA V.jpg|[[Michael De Santa|Michael]] getting into an Air Ambulance.
 
Air Ambulance GTA V.jpg|[[Michael De Santa|Michael]] getting into an Air Ambulance.
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
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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.
 
**"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.
 
*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.
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*Unlike Armadillo, the Air Ambulance has the same door sound as the low-grade cars, only with a higher pitch.
*In GTA V, upon entering the Air Ambulance, it will refer to as the [[Police Maverick]]. 
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*Despite the Air Ambulance appears in GTA V , it still refered as '''Police Maverick''' when entered.
   
 
== See also ==
 
== See also ==
 
* The [[Armadillo]], which shares the same body design as the Air Ambulance in Vice City Stories.
 
* The [[Armadillo]], which shares the same body design as the Air Ambulance in Vice City Stories.
* The [[Police Maverick]], which shares the same body design as the Air Ambulance in V.
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* The [[Police Maverick]], the Police variant.
 
* The [[Police Helicopter (GTA III)|police helicopter]] and [[Helicopter (GTA III)|helicopter]] in GTA III, also based on a Bell 412.
 
* The [[Police Helicopter (GTA III)|police helicopter]] and [[Helicopter (GTA III)|helicopter]] in GTA III, also based on a Bell 412.
 
* The [[Raindance]], a medical rescue helicopter in GTA San Andreas.
 
* The [[Raindance]], a medical rescue helicopter in GTA San Andreas.

Latest revision as of 03:37, July 31, 2014

Air Ambulance
Air Ambulance GTAV
The Air Ambulance in Grand Theft Auto V.
Also known as Police Maverick (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 Western Company
Related vehicle(s) Maverick

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

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, red and white Police Maverick can be found on top of one of the hospitals with Ambulance written on the fuselage. They are a re-skined version Police Maverick. Like the Police Maverick it also lacks a radio.

LocationsEdit

GTA Vice City StoriesEdit

Grand Theft Auto VEdit


The most common place to find the Air Ambulance helicopter is at the Central Los Santos Hospital.

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.

See also Edit

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