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 How Hurricane Harvey demanded the use of uncommon military tools for the successful completion of search and rescue missions – social media.

Priority1AirRescue (P1AR) offers training courses for helicopter SAR, air ambulance/HEMS, fire suppression and tactical operations, which are conducted in systematic and standardised approach to ensure mission success.

Highlighting recent developments in the range of medical devices available to air rescue providers.
 
Dan Foulds presents a position paper on the incorporation of medical team members flying in single-pilot aircraft for challenge-and-response before-take-off confirmation checks.
 

Three tips for maximising your drone battery life, by Dan Parker, industrial services manager for Skyfire Consulting

Malcolm Humphries of Capital Air Ambulance writes on what it takes to make it as a fixed-wing air ambulance pilot.

Helijet Air Ambulance provides rotary and fixed-wing air medical transport from its bases in British Columbia, Canada, as Joetey Attariwala explains.

 

TJ Stewart, field director of Wings of Hope in Belize, shares a dispatch.

Armed conflict encourages Ukraine to develop medical aviation.

Fourteen hours and 29 minutes. Ten critically-ill neonates. Seven two-way flights at 425 knots.

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