Fire and Emergency New Zealand and the Northland Rescue Helicopter have teamed up in an effort to provide firefighters with a faster method of arriving at incidents where...
H130 lightweight medical interior receives STC
LifePort, a Sikorsky company, announced on 11 October that it has been granted a supplemental type certificate (STC) by the US Federal Aviation Administration to equip Airbus H130 aircraft with a lightweight medical interior. The firm said the modular system can be easily reconfigured, modified or removed from the helicopter in two hours after initial installation. It includes a MedPak Advanced Life Support (ALS) services module in the baggage compartment including oxygen, vacuum, and compressed air; a MedDeck rotating stretcher system; and electrical outlets and USB ports for carry-on equipment. The system uses the seat track, so that the co-pilot seat can be re-installed when the stretcher system is removed. LifePort said the interior can accommodate patient stretchers or incubators, and weighs in at some 100 pounds (45 kg) less than alternate systems.
Switzerland-based Pilatus has obtained type certificates from the European Aviation Safety Agency and the US’s Federal Aviation Administration for its newest aircraft, the...
Wiltshire Air Ambulance has shared the news that its newest recruit – a female pilot bear mascot – has been in demand attending fundraising events across the county.
The Wales Air Ambulance Charity has permanently relocated its paediatric and neonatal operation to a new base in Cardiff.
The new plane will perform medical transportation flights throughout North America, South America and Central America.