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3W-International GmbH has confirmed that it will be unaffected by the recent move by its production service provider 3W-Modellmotoren GmbH to file for bankruptcy.

UK charity the HELP Appeal has announced that it will be funding the installation of a Deck Integrated Fire Fighting System (DIFFS) at Manchester University NHS Trust’s new helipad.

Two Welsh tourists were evacuated from an Icelandic mountainside by a team of 30 rescue climbers and a helicopter after becoming stuck in freezing conditions with no equipment.

Three US rescue services combined for major natural disaster training on 18 April at Pitt-Greenville Airport, North Carolina.

US-based sensor systems manufacturer FLIR Systems has announced that it has completed an investment in DroneSense Inc, an unmanned aircraft systems (UASs) software creator.

Over 200 people were airlifted from the Hawaiian island of Kauai between 16 and 17 April after heavy rains caused flooding throughout the island.

Rega, a Swiss air rescue company, has announced the delivery of its first new Bombardier Challenger 650 air ambulance jet. 

Babcock International has strengthened its Australian Aviation business with two new leadership appointments.

The Royal Australian Air Force has signed a 30-month contract continuation with CHC Group, under which CHC will provide search and rescue services around Australia

Research published in the Air Medical Journal has analysed the outcomes of patients suffering from anaphylaxis treated by air ambulance medics 

Randy Lyman has been named as Vice-President of Base Operations for US-based Guardian Flight Inc

The Government of Pakistan has ordered an undisclosed number of AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopters

Partners from 15 countries representing Africa, Europe, and North America are participating in a combined multilateral exercise in Morocco and Tunisia 

For the second time in just a week, RACQ CQ Rescue retrieved a snake bite victim from an island in the Whitsundays and transferred them to hospital in Mackay

Elbit Systems Ltd has announced that it has completed the purchase of US company Universal Avionics Systems, a developer of commercial avionics systems for the retrofit and forward-fit market, for both fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft types.

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has praised UK HEMS charity Essex and Herts Air Ambulance (EHAAT) following an inspection earlier this year.

Midlands Air Ambulance, a UK HEMS charity, has shared its own best practices on a brand new clinical governance website.

Rob Backus has rejoined the Wiltshire Air Ambulance charity as one of its pilots, after leaving the organisation in 2014 to move into the search and rescue arena

Aircraft Engineers International (AEI) has written to the European Transport Commissioner, Violeta Bulc, claiming that some countries are ignoring European safety regulations 

Boston MedFlight has received a new H145 from Metro Aviation, under contract with Airbus Helicopters.

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