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Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS), a UK HEMS charity, has announced that the early results of its trail using plasma onboard it helicopters has seen yet more ‘unexpected survivors’.

The air ambulance division of German special mission operator FAI rent-a-jet AG has announced that it achieved record revenues of over €45 million in 2016.

LifeFlight has announced that the Queensland state government has committed AU$800,000 to the organisation.

NRH has reported that it has made ‘significant savings’ since switching to in-house maintenance 18 months ago.

Florida, US-based fixed wing air ambulance provider Global Jet Care recently under took an inspiring and amazing repatriation of a 19-year-old who was attacked by an alligator in Bolivia.

A two-year trial to centralise the co-ordination and dispatch of New Zealand air ambulance helicopter services began on 20 February, announced emergency responder charity St John.

Yorkshire Air Ambulance (YAA) in the UK assisted in saving a patient who was brought back to life by his wife’s CPR skills.

The Vigili del Fuoco, has been rewarded for its use of drone technology in the rescue efforts after the earthquakes in Amatrice and Central Italy and after the avalanche that hit Hotel Rigopiano.

Rescue helicopter operator Rega, based in Switzerland, has announced that it was called on to fly over 150 missions between 18 and 19 February.

The UK’s Royal Air Force (RAF) has marked the 100th anniversary of the first recorded aeromedical evacuation that was undertaken by an RAF pilot.

A British expert has warned of the harmful effect that laser pen exposure can have on vision following a spate of recent attacks on aircraft.

CareFlight, an Australian helicopter rescue operator, has reported on an incident it attended in northern Sydney. An 18-year-old man impaled his leg on a pole after falling from a height of three metres. He was working at a construction site in...

The Association of Air Ambulances (AAA) has revealed that laser pointer attacks on UK HEMS aircraft have increased threefold.

Air Methods Corporation has responded to shareholders Voce Capital’s nomination of four candidates to the Air Method’s board of directors. 

Priority 1 Air Rescue (P1AR) has revealed that it was awarded a multi-year contract by the RNLAF in 2016 to provide virtual SAR simulation training support.

Spain’s Zaragoza-based 4th SAR Battalion recently completed a five-day training course in Pyrenees mountains.

The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) has awarded Conditional Accreditation to US-based Air EMS of Tulsa for its fixed-wing and medical escort services.

An AirMed Regional King Air C-90 plane had to make an emergency landing in Oklahoma, US with a pilot, nurse and paramedic on board.

CAE has announced that it has been awarded a contract for the RCAF's C295W aircrew and maintenance training solutions.

The International Helicopter Safety Team (IHST) has released data showing that the accident rate in the US civil helicopter industry has continued its downward trend. 

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