Saving ground crews from the skies

David Kernek explores some of the issues surrounding end-of-life repatriations

Many oil rigs and gas platforms are far from shore and transporting workers and equipment by air or sea over these distances carries inherent risks. Taissa Csáky looks at some recent developments in the provision of civilian SAR in this challenging setting

Possibly the most challenging experience, personally and professionally, for an air ambulance provider is a serious crash involving one of its aircraft.

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

Air ambulance operators tell David Kernek that assistance companies have not responded positively to their calls for concise, relevant and accurate mission information

Randy Mains, chief CRM/AMRM instructor for Oregon Aero, shares his views on the HEMS Final Rule recently published by the US Federal Aviation Administration

Dr Peter Turi reports on a Flight Ambulance International mission to transport nine patients to Israel after they were wounded during protests in Ukraine.

The signals coming from Nepal are that all is not well in the local rescue helicopter industry. The helicopter operators, though, have begun to speak out.

In January 2014, the EURAMI made good on the promise to publish its accreditation standards. At least in part.