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Apr
27
2012

The National Wildland Firefighter Foundation: Where Compassion Spreads like Wildfire

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Since 1999, the WFF has provided emergency support services, including financial assistance and immediate and ongoing emotional support, to over 150 families of firefighters seriously injured or killed in the line of duty. The WFF recognizes pilots and other aviation crews as wildland firefighters when they are involved with fire suppression and management duties. [Read More...]

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Apr
05
2012

Fire Academy Brings Together Regional Helicopter Community with Unique Training Program

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Fire Academy Brings Together Regional Helicopter Community with Unique Training Program By Lyn Burks It’s no secret that certain parts of the Midwest U.S. are a hotbed of helicopter activity, and Ohio is no exception. This is especially true when it comes to sectors like EMS, Law Enforcement, and Electronic News Gathering (ENG), where a variety of helicopters, from a variety of operators are literally operating in the back yards of the communities they serve. [Read More...]

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Feb
02
2012

A Tale of Two Schools

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By Lyn Burks, Jessica Parker, and Nick MayhewRemember the days when only those “high-fallutin” [Read More...]

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Dec
09
2011

Better Transport, Tools, Training Equals More Lives Saved

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Since the first successful civilian helicopter rescue November 29, 1945 few fundamental changes have occurred in the way basic search and rescue is conducted. There’s still a helicopter pilot, still someone maneuvering the hoist with the rescue “basket,” and either one or two rear crewmen aiding the victim and supporting the operation. [Read More...]

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Dec
01
2011

A History of REACH Air Medical Services

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Beginning in 1987 with one helicopter, the company now employs more than 300 people in California, Oregon and Texas. Privately owned and operated, REACH is known not only for its mission-driven patient care, but also by its distinctive red aircraft, innovative safety initiatives, employee- and customer-centricity tenets and industry leadership. [Read More...]

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Nov
10
2011

Company Profile - Elite Helicopters

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If you want to learn how to fly helicopters, then you want to learn from people that are passionate about them. If there is one thing that is obvious at Elite Helicopters, it is their passion for what they do. [Read More...]

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Oct
21
2011

Certified, Integrated and Interchangeable EMS Equipment

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Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City, Utah recently received the first of five Agusta Westland 109SP Grand New helicopters with a US-certified emergency medical service (EMS) interior designed by Spectrum Aeromed. [Read More...]

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Sep
22
2011

Crew Chiefs Keep Apaches Fighting

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CAMP TAJI, Iraq – AH-64D Apache Longbow crew chiefs are proud of their aircraft. They're quick to tell you it's one of the most advanced pieces of equipment in the Army's arsenal. They boast that the 58 foot-long war-fighting machine travels up to 227 miles per hour and is armed with as many as 16 Hellfire rockets, up to 75 (2.75 inch) aerial rockets, and can carry 1,200 rounds for its 30 mm machine gun. [Read More...]

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Sep
15
2011

Offshore EMS - When Life Matters

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By Caterina Hessler, Philipp Jahnke - Due to environmental pollution and the dawning end of mineral oil as one of the main energy resources, clean ways to generate renewable energy gain more and more importance. One of the most important renewable energy sources is wind. Therefore giant wind farms are planned to be built in the Northern and Baltic Sea – but as the number and the size of those parks grow, new problems concerning the care for injured or ill workers arise. [Read More...]

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Sep
02
2011

Swiss Air Ambulance Rega

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By Caterina Hessler - The “Rega” is one of the most famous rescue institutions in Europe. It has influenced alpine rescue in Switzerland and worldwide, like no other. With more than 13,700 alerts in 2010, the crews of the “Rega” fly for people´s lives 24/7. [Read More...]

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