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The International Travel & Health Insurance Journal (ITIJ) has announced the finalists for its 2018 Industry Awards

The 2018 21st Theater Sustainment Command (TSC) Best Medic Competition took place at the end of August, in which soldiers tested their medical skills, physical fitness, and basic Soldier tasks

Air Ambulance charities across the UK are coming together to celebrate National Air Ambulance Week (#NAAW2018) which takes place between 10th - 16th September 2018

US Air Force plans to replace aging personnel recovery helicopter fleet are underway, but according to the Government Accountability Office (GAO), they can’t happen quickly enough

 

Aviation Specialties Unlimited, Inc., (ASU) recently modified an Air Tractor AT-802F for night vision goggle (NVG) operations

Raigmore Hospital in Inverness is about to undergo an upgrade that will allow the helipad to meet the increasing demands of larger and more frequent aircraft use 

Yorkshire Air Ambulance’s pilot Chris Attrill is leaving the rapid response emergency service after a decade of life-saving work

The two most widely used techniques used by paramedics to support a patient’s breathing during cardiac arrest are similarly effective, a major new clinical trial has revealed

Rega repatriated around 280 patients from abroad during the summer holidays

RACQ CQ Rescue has recorded a 36-per-cent increase in patients airlifted as a result of serious motor vehicle crashes

 

A US Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter prepares to land 

Awesome Air Evac (AAE) was recently requested to evacuate a patient with a suspected broken pelvis from a bush camp in the South Luangwa National Park in Zambia

United Rotorcraft has been contracted by Ventura County Fire Department (VCFD), based in California, US, to convert two ex-US Army HH-60L helicopters into Firehawk firefighting helicopters.

UK HEMS charity Devon Air Ambulance has signed a contract with Airbus Helicopters to receive a H145 helicopter.

The FAA has warned US citizens with drones not to operate them near wildfires, telling them that ‘if you fly your drone anywhere near a wildfire, you could get someone killed’.

Remote charter flight specialist Nolinor Aviation recently announced its global tracking and real-time management solution at the AEEC Global Aircraft Tracking working group session on Autonomous Distress Tracking.

The role of Navy medicine researchers in improving Warfighter readiness and survivability

The Idaho Army National Guard’s 2-116th Combined Arms Battalion and the Royal Thai Army’s 2nd Infantry Battalion are conducting a staff exercise together as part of Hanuman Guardian

The Little Rock Police Department in Arkansas, US, has released CCTV footage of the moment a police helicopter that was undergoing testing crashed

GVH Aerospace, a global civil aerospace company, has announced that Caboolture Hospital in Queensland, Australia has chosen its AeroStretcher Mk IV modular aeromedical system as its new critical care transfer stretcher.

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