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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 = AirAmbulance-GTAVCS-front.jpg
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| image_size = 300
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| caption = An '''Air Ambulance''' in ''[[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]]''.
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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]]''
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| related = [[Police Helicopter]]<br>[[Armadillo]]
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The '''Air Ambulance''' is an emergency [[helicopter]] in ''[[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]]''. 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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==Design==
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=== ''Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories'' ===
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The Air Ambulance is similar in design to the [[wp:Bell 412|Bell 412]], therefore being the medical counterpart of the [[Armadillo]], another emergency helicopter. The Air Ambulance comes in a white and red livery, with the medical markings on it.
   
== Description ==
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The Air Ambulance can be used to activate the [[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 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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During the creation of ''Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories'', the Air Ambulance was going to be made as the [[Coastguard Maverick]], but was cut after the alpha version. {{Fact}}
   
== Trivia ==
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==Performance==
* 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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===''Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories''===
* "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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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
* 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.
 
   
 
==Locations==
 
==Locations==
;GTA Vice City Stories
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===''Grand Theft Auto: 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]]".
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*On the helipad behind [[Ocean View Hospital]][[Ocean Beach]] and the roof of [[Schuman Health Care Center|Schuman Health Care Center,]] [[Downtown Vice City|Downtown]], after the mission "[[From Zero To Hero]]".
*On the roof of [[Schuman Health Care Center]] in [[Downtown Vice City|Downtown]], Vice City, after "From Zero To Hero".
 
   
== See also ==
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== Trivia ==
* The [[Armadillo]], which shares the same body design as the Air Ambulance.
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===''Grand Theft Auto: 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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* 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, and the "VCS" is short for Vice City Stories.
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*Unlike the Armadillo, the Air Ambulance has the same door sound as the low-grade cars, only with a higher pitch.
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* In the PS2 version, the Air Ambulance features a radio, unlike in the PSP version.
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==See Also==
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* [[Police Maverick]] - A vehicle which, in GTA V, holds an Air Ambulance variant under the name "Police Maverick".
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* The [[Armadillo]], which shares the same body design as the Air Ambulance in Vice City Stories.
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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 19:43, April 13, 2016


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

DesignEdit

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories Edit

The Air Ambulance is similar in design to the Bell 412, therefore being the medical counterpart of the Armadillo, another emergency helicopter. The Air Ambulance comes in a white and red livery, with the medical markings on it.

The Air Ambulance can be used to activate the 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.

During the creation of Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories, the Air Ambulance was going to be made as the Coastguard Maverick, but was cut after the alpha version. [citation/verification needed]

PerformanceEdit

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City StoriesEdit

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

LocationsEdit

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City StoriesEdit

Trivia Edit

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City StoriesEdit

  • 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, and the "VCS" is short for Vice City Stories.
  • Unlike the Armadillo, the Air Ambulance has the same door sound as the low-grade cars, only with a higher pitch.
  • In the PS2 version, the Air Ambulance features a radio, unlike in the PSP version.

See AlsoEdit

  • Police Maverick - A vehicle which, in GTA V, holds an Air Ambulance variant under the name "Police Maverick".
  • The Armadillo, which shares the same body design as the Air Ambulance in Vice City Stories.
  • The Police Helicopter and Helicopter in GTA III, also based on a Bell 412.
  • The Raindance, a medical rescue helicopter in GTA San Andreas.

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