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New Zealand-headquartered TracPlus and Canadian-based IQonboard have collaborated to provide a real-time reporting technology and software solution.

Following its selection as one of three finalists of the AFWERX Fixed Wing Helmet Challenge in November 2018, Aviation Specialties Unlimited (ASU) has announced its delivery of four prototype helmets to the US Air Force’s Nellis Air Force Base in...

European Air Ambulance (EAA), which provides worldwide medical repatriation services, has announced that it is now to have a certified neonatal crew on standby on the duty roster every day – ensuring paediatric life support services are available...

A collaboration between Bell Helicopter, Shaanxi Helicopter Co. Ltd. (SHC) and Shaanxi Provincial People’s Hospital had more than 50 personnel successfully complete an air medical services (AMS) training exercise in China this May.

Australia-based New South Wales (NSW) Rural Fire Service (RFS) and Canada-based Coulson Aviation have secured a deal that will see the NSW Government purchasing a Boeing 737-300 modified for firefighting duties and two Citation V Lead /...

German air rescue service DRF Luftrettung, which operates a total of 31 helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS) bases in Germany and Austria, has reported a dramatic increase in the number of night-time operations in 2018 compared to the...

This year’s European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) has put a high precedent on sustainable alternative jet fuels (SAJF), encouraging the vast majority of its attendees to arrive via SAJF Fly-in, and they did not disappoint...

Universal Avionics is to supply Gestair MRO with EFI-890R Advanced Flight Display to be installed in five Falcon 900B aircraft.

The first Cessna Citation Latitude configured for air ambulance operations has been exhibited at EBACE 2019 by Textron Aviation and Babcock International – the air ambulance is part of an 11-aircraft order by Babcock Scandinavian Air Ambulance....

Another day, another aircraft takes its first flight at Sikorsky’s West Palm Beach site in Florida, US, and on this particular occasion, it’s the Sikorsky HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter, which is to be used by the US Air Force to perform...

A new website offers helicopter pilots a fast and easy means of reporting near misses and other in-flight safety events.

Let us put our hands together this week and celebrate with the Lincolshire & Nottingham Air Ambulance team in the UK as they reach two milestones this month: the charity’s silver anniversary and having flown their 20,000th mission on Sunday...

The latest issue of AirMed&Rescue is out now: Issue 98, the Military SAR Edition, is now available to read online.

The US Air Force and Department of Defense (DoD) has put out a solicitation, asking the industry to submit proposals for an autonomous drone that can rescue downed aircrew in remote or hostile environments.

Personnel from various civilian agencies across the US have come together with members of the Florida National Guard’s CBRNE CERFP to complete a search and rescue exercise (SAREX) that will fine-tune response efforts ready for the next large-...

Airbus is making a few changes to its senior leadership team – a move which aims to ‘shape the company’s next chapter’, officials say.

Rusada, a German maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) and flight operations software provider, has officially joined the European Helicopter Association (EHA).

Star Navigation Systems Group Ltd. (Star) has announced its long-term agreement with AMS Heli Design (AMS) of Denison, Texas, that will see the STAR-ISAMM System integrated into AMS’ emergency medical services (EMS) kit.

As a result of contractual changes, rescue helicopter services across New Zealand have set targets to increase staff numbers, and service staff for Canterbury-based Christchurch Westpac Helicopter are working hard to raise the money needed for...

Following news of the company’s financial troubles back in April, aviation transportation and search and rescue service provider Bristow...

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