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Air Medical Ltd
AirMed has an exciting opportunity for a Safety Management System Manager within their growing speci

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The US Coast Guard rescued a 62-year-old man who was stranded on Atkinson Island after he fell off his boat near Sylvan Beach, La Porte, Texas, US, and swam to the island on 20 August.

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Rex Alexander considers the impact that hospital heliport design can have on patient morbidity and mortality

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Rotary

Australia-based aeromedical care provider RACQ CareFlight, part of the CareFlight Group Queensland, has released a list of the ‘six most memorable rescues’ that it has carried out.

The Great Western Air Ambulance Charity (GWAAC) recently played host to a film crew from Waypoint AirMed & Rescue, who used the charity’s green and black helicopter as a backdrop in a promotional video.

Fixed wing

REACH Air Medical Services announced its planned acquisition of the Emergency Airlift service lines and assets on 20 August.

Air Ambulance Specialists Inc. (AASI), an American Medical Response (AMR) company, and Kalitta Charters, LLC  announced a new collaboration on 14 August.

Equipment

Air Evac Lifeteam officials recently announced the organisation’s commitment to upgrading its more than 130 helicopters with autopilot and stability augmentation systems and glass cockpits.

Military/coast guard

The US Coast Guard rescued a 62-year-old man who was stranded on Atkinson Island after he fell off his boat near Sylvan Beach, La Porte, Texas, US, and swam to the island on 20 August.

An Mi-17 helicopter taking part in an aid mission in the Sinjar Mountains, Iraq, crashed on 12 August. The pilot was killed and a number of passengers were injured.

Medical crew

Ambulance New Brunswick has announced a paramedic and pilot lost their lives in a crash on Grand Manan Island on 16 August.

Pilots

On 11 August, the US National Transportation Safety Board issued its factual report into the crash of a Bell Helicopter model 407...

Aerial firefighting

In an annual report issued in mid-August, San Bernardino County Fire Department stated that its trial helicopter rescue programme has been proving a success.