FLIR Systems, Inc. has announced that it has been awarded a contract by the French Defense Procurement Agency.
Life Flight celebrates 40 years of service
Happy birthday Life Flight Network! The US-based air ambulance provider has celebrated its 40th year of serving communities across Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Montana.
The company started in 1978 as Emanuel Life Flight, operated by Emanuel Hospital (now named Legacy Emanuel Medical Centre). It was only the fourth hospital-based air ambulance operator in the US at the time, and the service transported 121 patients with its Allouette-3 helicopter in its first year.
“Since 1978, Life Flight Network has provided air medical transport service to people in the Pacific
Northwest, saving lives and saving valuable time when every second counts,” said Life Flight Network CEO Michael Griffiths. “It is our privilege to continue to serve the region alongside hospitals and the emergency response community.”
To celebrate the milestone, Life Flight has dropped its annual membership cost to $40 – usually $65 – for customers who sign up between 12 June and 3 September.
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The Norwegian Accident Investigation Board identified a combination of human and organisation faults as factors in the November 2017 incident
The course, taught by Dr Dudley Crosson, will focus on the latest research and developments