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Midlands Air Ambulance Charity (MAAC) and the Severn Area Rescue Association (SARA) in the UK have teamed up to provide valuable advice to warn of the dangers of swimming in open waters.

On 11 July, the 413th Flight Test Squadron successfully conducted the first US Air-Force piloted flight of the HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter on West Palm Beach, Florida.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) has ordered an AS350/EC130 crash-resistant fuel tank (CRFT) that StandardAero and Robertson Fuel Systems developed in collaboration with one another.

UK-based Great Western Air Ambulance Charity (GWAAC) has attended a record number of incidents in the first half of 2019, and the charity says that if the trend continues, it will be its busiest year to date.

Global software provider Rusada has announced the newest module for its maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) solution ENVISION that creates live, digital versions of essential resources.

The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) is in the final throes of naming the first of its new fixed-wing search and rescue (SAR) 16-aircraft fleet and has invited the public to take a vote on the aircraft’s title.

The Portuguese Government is to purchase five Embraer KC-390 aircraft for the Portuguese Air Force.

US air ambulance membership network AirMedCare Network (AMCN) is partnering with Homes For Our Troops – a non-profit organisation that builds and donates specially adapted homes for injured post-9/11 veterans – to raise $100,000 to help Homes For...

DRF Luftrettung has achieved accreditation from the European Aeromedical Institute (EURAMI), confirming that the air medical company has adhered to high standards in rotary and intercontinental fixed-wing flight operations.

The US Helicopter Safety Team (USHST) has urged helicopter operators, pilots, instructors and mechanics to rely on safety basics and place a stronger emphasis on identifying and managing risk.

New aerial firefighting equipment has been deployed in Southern California in the US with the addition of two new helicopters to the Orange County Fire Authority’s (OCFA) fleet.

US air medical transport provider Life Flight Network is partnering with WhidbeyHealth Medical Center to open a new base in Island County, Washington.

With the recent introduction to the US Senate of the Lower Health Care Costs Act, which was passed on 26 June, air medical services across the US are in a state of turmoil.

An additional Learjet has been delivered to the US-based AirCARE1 team, growing its fleet of Learjet from four to five.

Ipswich Hospital helipad is celebrating its one-year anniversary, in which it hosted 72 landings from critically ill patients across the East Anglia region in the UK.

Helicopter Association International (HAI) has hired John Shea as its new Director of Government Affairs.

Airlift Northwest has now established a permanent base in the Wenatchee Valley in Washington.

With the continued expansion of the avionics system manufacturer, Universal Avionics (UA) has now appointed Hervé Rousselle as Regional Sales Manager for Europe.

Brecon Mountain Rescue team based in Wales has received authorization to use drones as part of search and rescue (SAR) missions.

As of Friday 5th July, London’s Air Ambulance Charity has treated 40,000 patients and so celebrates a milestone in providing helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS) to patients across London since 1989.

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