When Mikko Dahlman, a HEMS helicopter pilot and founder and board member of Coptersafety, surveyed the effects of pilot error in helicopter crashes, he wanted to lay the foundation for change
Dr Adrian Hyzler sets out the justifications for mental health repatriation
Chris Sharpe, a safety and survival expert and aircrewman for HeliSOS in Guatemala, believes that having the right tools can be the difference between life and death for air crew following an aircraft accident.
Dr Simon Forrington discusses best practices in the aeromedical retrieval and transfer of head-injured patients
Where and how helicopters are being used as air ambulances is shifting, and in an increasingly urban environment, new designs and stricter safety protocols are changing the helipad game
The US Federal Aviation Administration does not mandate the use of helmets for crew in civilian air ambulances. However, thankfully most crewmembers do use them despite this – but are they choosing the right helmet?
For flight medics, sadly, treating gunshot and stabbing victims is becoming ever more common.