Issue 8 and Volume 119.

WHAT’S NEW Manufacturers’ Products Ambulance Conversion A new option package for the Ford Econoline SuperVan will convert it into a low-cost ambulance unit suited to a wide range of rescue and civil defense applications. The factory-installed package may be ordered when purchasing the SuperVan from any Ford dealership. Choice of equipment includes: litter straps and three litters, two suspended, one on the floor; longitudinal washable padded bench seats, with piano hinges permitting opening at the top for storage of litters and other emergency equipment; tempered masonite interior panels; lineoleumcovered plywood flooring; bulkhead, steel screening behind driver compartment to separate patients from the driver cab area, with a door in center section to permit attendant to move into the area from the driver’s area if required; spotlight and beacon ray installation; waterproof siren; rear bumper step for ease of entry and exit; and locking hand throttle. Equipped with ambulance options, the…

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