A Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) Hercules turned 50 this March, as it was delivering aid in the Pacific.
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The US Federal Aviation Administration has proposed a $1.54 million civil penalty against Air Methods Corp. for allegedly operating helicopters on flights when they were not in compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations.
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau has issued a final report into a fatal 2013 accident that saw a patient fall to his death as he was being winched into a rescue helicopter.
CareFlight teams flew through Cyclone Nathan to bring four patients to Darwin as strong winds and rain lashed the Northern Territory in March
In early March, European Air Ambulance (EAA) reported on a mission it completed to fly a patient from Abuja in Nigeria to Leipzig in Germany. The following account is based on information provided by EAA flight physician Dr Mark Schorr.
During the West African Ebola outbreak, EAA was contacted by a German company with business activities in Nigeria requesting the transport of an expatriate a specialised hospital in Germany.
On 6 April, a ceremony took place at US Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans.
On 25 March, the US Army Alaska Aviation Task Force’s Charlie Company, 1/52 Aviation Regiment, along with Alaska State Troopers, Wilderness Search and Rescue (WSAR) personnel and village public safety officers, engaged in a simulated emergency situation.