The 2-211th General Support Aviation Battalion of the Utah National Guard hoisted a seriously injured 20-year-old man off the face of the Uintah Mountains.
Growing demand for air ambulances in medical tourism
According to a new report from Orbis Research entitled Global Air Ambulance Market 2015-2019 demand for air ambulance services in the medical tourism sector is soaring.
As an effective way of carrying critical patients to healthcare facilities, these services have become an essential component of the modern healthcare system and are used in war-torn regions, during natural disasters, outburst of epidemics and road accidents, said the organisation.
The report covers the current global air ambulance market, as well as its growth prospects, discussing major trends, key drivers that influence the market’s growth, and challenges that vendors, and the market at large faces. According to the analysts, the global air ambulance market is set to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 9.57 per cent over the 2014 to 2019 period.
The vendors mentioned are Lifeguard Air Ambulance and REVA Air Ambulance.
A pilot and aircrew of Rescue 651 have been recognised with a Commendation Award at the National SAR Awards in Canberra.
A C-130J Super Hercules aircraft departed from Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, loaded with medical and recovery supplies.
ALEA is encouraging public safety agencies considering drone operations to use these standards as a guiding document.
Ansett will invest in the development of what Viking said will be the first ever level D full flight simulator for the CL-415.