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Another day, another aircraft takes its first flight at Sikorsky’s West Palm Beach site in Florida, US, and on this particular occasion, it’s the Sikorsky HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter, which is to be used by the US Air Force to perform...

A new website offers helicopter pilots a fast and easy means of reporting near misses and other in-flight safety events.

Let us put our hands together this week and celebrate with the Lincolshire & Nottingham Air Ambulance team in the UK as they reach two milestones this month: the charity’s silver anniversary and having flown their 20,000th mission on Sunday...

The latest issue of AirMed&Rescue is out now: Issue 98, the Military SAR Edition, is now available to read online.

The US Air Force and Department of Defense (DoD) has put out a solicitation, asking the industry to submit proposals for an autonomous drone that can rescue downed aircrew in remote or hostile environments.

Personnel from various civilian agencies across the US have come together with members of the Florida National Guard’s CBRNE CERFP to complete a search and rescue exercise (SAREX) that will fine-tune response efforts ready for the next large-...

Airbus is making a few changes to its senior leadership team – a move which aims to ‘shape the company’s next chapter’, officials say.

Rusada, a German maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) and flight operations software provider, has officially joined the European Helicopter Association (EHA).

Star Navigation Systems Group Ltd. (Star) has announced its long-term agreement with AMS Heli Design (AMS) of Denison, Texas, that will see the STAR-ISAMM System integrated into AMS’ emergency medical services (EMS) kit.

As a result of contractual changes, rescue helicopter services across New Zealand have set targets to increase staff numbers, and service staff for Canterbury-based Christchurch Westpac Helicopter are working hard to raise the money needed for...

Following news of the company’s financial troubles back in April, aviation transportation and search and rescue service provider Bristow...

Overseas research grants are soon to available to anyone involved in emergency and crisis management, and others, interested in investigating and creating new techniques for the prevention and handling of and recovery from public emergencies.

Air Ambulance Kent Surrey Sussex (AAKSS) in the UK has appointed a new Chief Executive with 25 years’ experience in the health and international aid and development sectors.

 

Operating across four states across the north west of the US, Life Flight Network has come a long way since it began operations in the late 1970s with a single aircraft. AirMed&Rescue spoke to the organisation about its journey...

The US Coast Guard (USCG) is to expand its use of unmanned air vehicles (UAVs) – namely Insitu Scan Eagles – on board National Security Cutters by the end of this year.

Drones are to be deployed in Issaquah, Washington, US, this summer, to aid with search and rescue operations and aerial firefighting during potential wildfires.

Helicopter manufacturer Leonardo has signed a contract valued at approximately €380 million that will significantly enhance the Polish Navy’s helicopter capability

The Essex Police, Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution have begun a year-long trial to assess the viability of drones in search and rescue scenarios

Reiser Simulation and Training has been appointed the chosen manufacturer of the first helicopter simulator that will join the Lufthansa Aviation Training (LAT) fleet and will train personnel of the Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) in...

The Government of Canada has donated 10 surplus Coast Guard helicopters to colleges and universities across the country, with the aim of supporting the training and education of well-trained personnel that will serve the aerospace industry of the...

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