Each Mayo One helicopter­­—and there are four of them—carries a ventilator, 70 medications, a handheld blood analysis lab, and, sometimes, an isolette for preemies.

The three-member crew in the retrofitted Airbus EC145 can transport critical patients up to 150 miles one way, insert a chest tube, realign a broken femur, and transfuse blood (most likely donated by Mayo employees).

All at 130 miles per hour, and 5,000 feet above the ground.

Click here to read our fly-along story, "A Hospital, At 130 mph."

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