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British royal pilot Flt Lt Wales, as Prince William is known in the UK Royal Air Force, is to be posted to the Falkland Islands for six weeks from next February on a routine deployment as a search and rescue co-pilot, according to an...

Sergeant Janick Gilbert, a Canadian search and rescue (SAR) technician with 424 Transport and Rescue Squadron in Trenton, Ontario, has died after rescuing two boaters from stormy seas outside the Nunavut hamlet of Igloolik.

The Search Committee of the US-based Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS),...

An Mi-8 helicopter from the Archangelsk branch of the Russian Ministry of Emergency...

The US National EMS Pilots Association (NEMSPA) unveiled its ‘Professional Air...

Air Methods Corporation has entered into a preferred provider agreement (PPA)...

The Queensland Police Service has signed a contract with Heliwest of Jandakot, Western...

A paramedic with Norsk Luftamblanse has recently found a cheaper way of conducting training for using ultrasound equipment to locate blood vessels in patients – making his own model. In a video posted online, Nils Petter Ovelands demonstrates how...

A woman slipped and become injured in a spiral staircase in one of the towers at Caernarfon Castle. It was determined to be too dangerous to take her back down for a transfer to hospital by ground ambulance, so a Sea King from RAF Valley was...

US Air Combat Command recently welcomed its first HC-130J Combat King II after Air...

The UK Department for Transport (DfT) has confirmed to Waypoint the four...

The International Travel Insurance Journal (ITIJ), Waypoint’s sister publication, has...

A helicopter operated by Faasa Aviación crashed in the morning of 18 September...

On 8 September, the Wiltshire Air Ambulance (WAA) helicopter was prevented from picking up a patient after laser pens were shone into the cockpit as the pilot attempted to land in the town of Calne, UK. The patient, who had suffered a heart...

The US National Transportation Safety Board has released its preliminary findings into the crash of a LifeNet helicopter in Missouri, US, on 26 August. The report offers in detail an account of what occurred just before the crash.

Air Methods Corporation has reported that a Eurocopter AS350 helicopter based in St Joseph, Missouri, US, crashed on 26 August at around 18:41 hrs. Paramedic Chris Frakes, flight nurse Randy Bever, and pilot James Freudenbery were onboard the...

The government of the Republic of Ireland is working on plans to set up a helicopter...

A patient and pilot were killed when a light single-engine aeroplane crashed in a field near Horsham, Victoria, Australia at around 18:30 hrs on 15 August. The 15-year-old girl was returning from Melbourne, where she had received medical...

An EC135 helicopter operated by MedFlight of Ohio, US, has been damaged by what...

On 12 August, air rescue resources were called to the aid of passengers stranded in mid-air in Bavaria, Germany, after a tandem paraglider collided with a cable car system. Nineteen passengers and the cable car operator were stuck onboard the...

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