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Leonardo – an engineering company operating in the aerospace, defence and security sectors – has opened a new facility in Pisa, Italy, dedicated to the development and production of the new AWHERO Rotary Unmanned Air System (RUAS).

A single-engine, fixed-wing plane has been added to AirCare – the air ambulance service of University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (UIHC), US.

The Kopter Group (Kopter) is starting its next expansion step and has commissioned architect Dima & Partner based in Glarus with the design, planning and construction of a new 20,000m2 building for its pre-assembly activities at...

Following heavy flooding along the Santa Ana River in California, US, 15 people were airlifted to safety on 14 February.

Air ambulance charities in England, UK, have been invited to bid for a share of up to £2 million of a total £10 million grant to spend on upgraded equipment and facilities.

Airbus has reported strong Full-Year 2018 consolidated financial results and has delivered on its guidance for all key performance indicators.

The Bell 407GXi light single helicopter has received type certification from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC).

Every Coast Helicopter Operations (ECHO), an air medical training training group which operates across Alaska, US, has set up a scholarship to honour missing flight nurse Stacie Morse.

The David B. O'Maley College of Business, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University based in Florida, US is to hold an essential course for flight department leaders and managers entitled ‘The Business of Business Aviation’.

A recent study has found that doctors who wore blindfolds during simulation training improved their leadership skills more than those who didn’t.

Contracts signed for the provision of aero medical evacuation services in Europe and Africa

The installation of Coptersafety’s new Airbus H125 full flight simulator (FFS) looks set to reach completion very soon.

2018 marked the busiest year so far for the UK’s Devon Air Ambulance since it began operating 27 years ago.

An elderly man who lives ‘off the grid’ in a forest in the Scottish Highlands in the UK, was rescued after his distress signal was received by the International Emergency Response Coordination Centre in Houston, Texas, US.

According to findings published by Polaris Market Research, the Global Air Ambulances Services (AAS) market is expected to reach a value of over $8.2billion in 2026.

US-based marines and sailors underwent tactical combat casualty care (TCCC) training to give them the skills to save lives.

Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) personnel have been taking part in ‘adapt and react’ exercises as part of a team training programme at Victoria International Airport (YYJ), Canada.

San Bernardino County, US-based Mercy Air announced the opening of a new medical care base in Barstow, San Bernardino on 4 February.

Figures released under the Freedom of Information Act highlight that one in 10 military personnel evacuations are due to mental health problems.

 

The development of the new Helisim Simulation facility in Grand Prairie, Texas is underway and making good time.

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