Go Back   Jeep Garage - Jeep Forum > Jeep Platform Discussion > Grand Cherokee - WK

Join Jeep Garage Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
  #1  
Old 09-04-2009, 04:10 PM
blackpepper's Avatar
Senior Member
My Jeep: 2009 6.1L WK
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: SF Bay Area
Posts: 6,435
Thanks: 67
Thanked 39 Times in 28 Posts
Rep Power: 13408
blackpepper has a reputation beyond reputeblackpepper has a reputation beyond reputeblackpepper has a reputation beyond reputeblackpepper has a reputation beyond reputeblackpepper has a reputation beyond reputeblackpepper has a reputation beyond reputeblackpepper has a reputation beyond reputeblackpepper has a reputation beyond reputeblackpepper has a reputation beyond reputeblackpepper has a reputation beyond reputeblackpepper has a reputation beyond repute
Helicopter Support Jeep



Quote:
MILTON KEYNES, United Kingdom – February 11, 2009: Even bad weather can’t stop the Northwest Air Ambulance (NWAA) now. When low cloud, fog or violent thunderstorms stop their helicopter flying the NWAA paramedics simply take to their Jeep Grand Cherokee.

The £30,795 Limited model was donatedto NWAA by Jeep on Noel’s HQ, the Sky 1 TV show where Noel Edmonds rewards selfless generosity.

Federico Goretti, managing director of Chrysler UK Ltd, explained: “When we found out about the great work the air ambulance does in the north west of England we thought it only correct for a socially aware firm like Jeep to help this vital service in any way possible. Noel’s HQ told us that the NWAA current rapid response vehicle was in desperate need of replacement.”

The result was the 3.0-litre V6 CRD was given to the charity to act as a rapid response vehicle - and that means it’s a stand-in helicopter. The NWAA’s Ged Jones said: “Our previous vehicle was 15-years old and on its last legs so Jeep’s generosity has transformed the way we operate. Our paramedics can now respond to accidents swiftly and safely and provide vital support to patients before the ambulances arrive, even when the helicopter is grounded. This car is literally a life saver and an awesome alternative to the chopper.”

Jeep’s legendary go-anywhere ability combined with the Grand Cherokee’s advanced satellite navigation system means the NWAA’s paramedics can attend casualties in remote areas that were inaccessible to their previous vehicle. The Quadra-Trac II four-wheel drive system features Hill Descent Control, Hill Start Assist and traction control making the Jeep a perfect helicopter replacement.

The Grand Cherokee is also a speedy substitute on the road with a 0-60mph time of nine seconds and a 124mph top speed. The refined diesel engine returns 27.7mpg making it much cheaper to scramble than the £1000 it requires for the air ambulance just to take to the air. And the high level of comfort and standard equipment ensures the two paramedics who ‘pilot’ the Jeep arrive at accident scenes refreshed and ready for action.

The Jeep Grand Cherokee range starts at £27,095 and has as standard dual-zone air-conditioning, electric front seats, side curtain airbags and 17-inch alloy wheels.
http://www.theautochannel.com/news/2...11/419554.html
__________________

__________________
Ryan
2009 SRT8 - loaded, corsa exhaust, afe stage ii intake, diablo intune w/ Johan toona, vreds 275/315, r1 drilled/slotted rotors, stoptech pads, lockpick adapter, billet tech catch can, 180 tstat, eibach springs, bwoody links, stage 6 qa1 shocks, tail light tint, front window tint, stillen hl brows, lloyd mats, powder-coated alcoas, red srt lettering, trim color-matched...

2007 Jeep 5.7 Limited - 120,681 miles, one owner. SOLD
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 09-04-2009, 04:11 PM
Hitchhiking
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: CT
Posts: 572
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
LO.7 has a spectacular aura about
Re: Helicopter Support Jeep

Cool, good find Ryan.
__________________

__________________
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 09-04-2009, 04:13 PM
blackpepper's Avatar
Senior Member
My Jeep: 2009 6.1L WK
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: SF Bay Area
Posts: 6,435
Thanks: 67
Thanked 39 Times in 28 Posts
Rep Power: 13408
blackpepper has a reputation beyond reputeblackpepper has a reputation beyond reputeblackpepper has a reputation beyond reputeblackpepper has a reputation beyond reputeblackpepper has a reputation beyond reputeblackpepper has a reputation beyond reputeblackpepper has a reputation beyond reputeblackpepper has a reputation beyond reputeblackpepper has a reputation beyond reputeblackpepper has a reputation beyond reputeblackpepper has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Helicopter Support Jeep

Blame the boredom.
__________________
Ryan
2009 SRT8 - loaded, corsa exhaust, afe stage ii intake, diablo intune w/ Johan toona, vreds 275/315, r1 drilled/slotted rotors, stoptech pads, lockpick adapter, billet tech catch can, 180 tstat, eibach springs, bwoody links, stage 6 qa1 shocks, tail light tint, front window tint, stillen hl brows, lloyd mats, powder-coated alcoas, red srt lettering, trim color-matched...

2007 Jeep 5.7 Limited - 120,681 miles, one owner. SOLD
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 09-04-2009, 04:23 PM
B.P.O.D's Avatar
RockNrolla/JG Founder

My Jeep: 2008 3.7L WK
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Bergen County, NJ / Bushkill, PA
Posts: 14,644
Thanks: 3
Thanked 9 Times in 8 Posts
Rep Power: 16639
B.P.O.D has disabled reputation
Send a message via AIM to B.P.O.D
Re: Helicopter Support Jeep

NICE!!!!!! thats cool
__________________
Irfan "Showing off is the fool's idea of glory."
can you beat me in a fight??? http://dreamps.mybrute.com
member of Black, Tri-State, 6 cylinder club 08 Brilliant Black Laredo (JG 3.7L Squad)- k+n 63-1545,magnaflow 10436,mygig(ren), HID's 6k lows, 6k+3k fogs,dual turn leds,led brows,v-led interior leds, cargo led strip, reverse hids, 92 led brake lights, tinted tails,custom powder coated mesh grill, srt sways, 15% tinted windows,illuminated visors,shorty antenna, HH Class III, cargo liner, thule snowboard rack,kayak rack, bike rack

Future mods - color matched side mirrors, black srt reps

My 1-step correction writeup

How To - LED BROW

Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 09-04-2009, 09:32 PM
NHWK05's Avatar
Senior Member
My Jeep: 2005 4.7L WK
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Hooksett, NH
Posts: 5,108
Thanks: 0
Thanked 13 Times in 13 Posts
Rep Power: 94556
NHWK05 has a reputation beyond reputeNHWK05 has a reputation beyond reputeNHWK05 has a reputation beyond reputeNHWK05 has a reputation beyond reputeNHWK05 has a reputation beyond reputeNHWK05 has a reputation beyond reputeNHWK05 has a reputation beyond reputeNHWK05 has a reputation beyond reputeNHWK05 has a reputation beyond reputeNHWK05 has a reputation beyond reputeNHWK05 has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Helicopter Support Jeep

Sweet, i love seeing jeeps used for stuff like that.
__________________
-Kyle '05 Dark Khaki (PJT) WK Limited 4.7L V8, '08 Overland Front End, Custom Exhaust, 245/70/17 GY Silent Armors, Bilstein 4600s, K40 Calibre DL Radar Detector/Laser Diffuser, CB.
Wife's Jeep: '06 Jeep Liberty KJ 4x4 2.8L CRD Diesel
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 09-05-2009, 03:01 AM
08Hemi's Avatar
Senior Member
My Jeep: 2008 5.7L WK
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Santa Barbara, CA
Posts: 4,296
Thanks: 0
Thanked 25 Times in 30 Posts
Rep Power: 330360
08Hemi has a reputation beyond repute08Hemi has a reputation beyond repute08Hemi has a reputation beyond repute08Hemi has a reputation beyond repute08Hemi has a reputation beyond repute08Hemi has a reputation beyond repute08Hemi has a reputation beyond repute08Hemi has a reputation beyond repute08Hemi has a reputation beyond repute08Hemi has a reputation beyond repute08Hemi has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Helicopter Support Jeep

SICK...they actually transport that JEEP with a helicopter? Friggin cool Thanks Ryan
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 09-05-2009, 12:43 PM
blackpepper's Avatar
Senior Member
My Jeep: 2009 6.1L WK
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: SF Bay Area
Posts: 6,435
Thanks: 67
Thanked 39 Times in 28 Posts
Rep Power: 13408
blackpepper has a reputation beyond reputeblackpepper has a reputation beyond reputeblackpepper has a reputation beyond reputeblackpepper has a reputation beyond reputeblackpepper has a reputation beyond reputeblackpepper has a reputation beyond reputeblackpepper has a reputation beyond reputeblackpepper has a reputation beyond reputeblackpepper has a reputation beyond reputeblackpepper has a reputation beyond reputeblackpepper has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Helicopter Support Jeep

You're welcome, sir!
__________________
Ryan
2009 SRT8 - loaded, corsa exhaust, afe stage ii intake, diablo intune w/ Johan toona, vreds 275/315, r1 drilled/slotted rotors, stoptech pads, lockpick adapter, billet tech catch can, 180 tstat, eibach springs, bwoody links, stage 6 qa1 shocks, tail light tint, front window tint, stillen hl brows, lloyd mats, powder-coated alcoas, red srt lettering, trim color-matched...

2007 Jeep 5.7 Limited - 120,681 miles, one owner. SOLD
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 09-05-2009, 12:47 PM
Megatron's Avatar
Super Moderator

My Jeep: 2007 WK
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Posts: 12,185
Thanks: 168
Thanked 123 Times in 115 Posts
Rep Power: 2899099
Megatron has a reputation beyond reputeMegatron has a reputation beyond reputeMegatron has a reputation beyond reputeMegatron has a reputation beyond reputeMegatron has a reputation beyond reputeMegatron has a reputation beyond reputeMegatron has a reputation beyond reputeMegatron has a reputation beyond reputeMegatron has a reputation beyond reputeMegatron has a reputation beyond reputeMegatron has a reputation beyond repute
Garage
Re: Helicopter Support Jeep

Ryan, thats cool.

Nice avy also. very classy.
__________________

__________________


PAUL
SEPT2013MEET
APRIL2013MEET
My Garage
My Album
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:36 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2012 - JeepGarage.Org
The Jeep Grand Cherokee Owners Community