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Orolia, a provider of resilient positioning, navigation and timing (PNT) solutions, has announced that its LEOSAR-GEOSAR-MEOSAR (LGM) Mission Control Centre (MCC) solutions are now being commissioned as Nodal MCCs in Spain and Australia.

It's been interesting over the past few months to talk to flight medics from different organisation about what they consider to be their most valuable piece of kit, and some fascinating insights are offered up in our feature on essential kit for...

In the US, a nurse has been added to the Beverly Hills firefighting team, and will be riding onboard the ambulance unit, alongside paramedics, when the team responds to 911 calls.

East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA), a charity based in the UK, has launched an ‘ambitious’ plan to become a 24/7 helicopter emergency medical service (HEMS) provider by 2020.

The North West Air Ambulance Charity (NWAA) in the UK has introduced life-saving blood supplies onboard its helicopters, in collaboration with partners.

Critical care aeromedical retrieval service and charity CareFlight, based in Australia, sent its rapid response helicopter to the aid of a 37-year-old woman who caught alight refuelling a car while attending a three-day Powercruise event at...

Two AW119Kx multirole helicopters have been delivered to Portugal’s Air Force at the Beja Air Base.

Coast Guard and emergency services conduct two joint medical evacuations in two days throughout Main Hawaiian Islands.

The Coast Guard is completing the first phase of production and moving to full-rate production on concurrent Service Life Extension Program (SLEP) and avionics upgrades of the service’s H-65 short range recovery helicopters

The US-based International Helicopter Safety Foundation has published eight golden rules about weather and helicopter flights, the purpose of which is to re-emphasise to pilots the essential need for a detailed understanding of aviation weather...

An amended Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) has been approved for the Max-Viz 2300 Enhanced Vision System 

US-based Kearfott Corporation, which develops and manufactures guidance, navigation, and motion-control components and systems for military and commercial applications, has appointed Murray Kennedy as its new president, effective immediately.

The Offshore Aviation division of Babcock Australasia (Babcock) has been awarded a five-year contract with Santos Ltd (Santos) operating from Karratha, Western Australia.

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).

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