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Nov
18
2022

NATIVE AIR EXPANDS AIR MEDICAL SERVICES WITH NEW BASE IN NAVAJO COUNTY

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Show Low, AZ – Nov. 18, 2022 – Native Air expanded its wings to provide wider, extensive coverage in the Navajo County region with the opening of a new base to better serve residents and visitors of Northeastern Arizona. The new base – Native Air 18 in Show Low – increases comprehensive coverage in the area as it will focus on scene and trauma-related calls within surrounding communities assisting fire and emergency medical service (EMS) teams with improved response times.

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Oct
10
2022

LIFENET ARIZONA RETURNS TO COCHISE COUNTY

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Willcox, AZ – Lighting the engines and lifting the tires, LifeNet in Willcox, AZ is proud to be serving Cochise County and beyond. LifeNet 8, a part of Air Methods – the leading air medical service provider in the United States, served the Willcox community for more than 20 years and is ecstatic to return to the area.

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Aug
24
2022

AIR METHODS ANNOUNCES $31M INVESTMENT IN AIR MEDICAL SERVICES FOR THE STATE OF NEW YORK

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Denver, CO – August 23, 2022 – LifeNet of New York, a subsidiary of Air Methods, the leading air medical service provider in the U.S. with over 300 bases nationwide, made a major investment to update and expand the company’s air medical services in the state of New York.  This more than $31 million investment included upgraded aircraft and new clinical equipment spanning the state.  

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Aug
12
2022

AIRLIFE UTAH EXPANDS AIR MEDICAL SERVICES WITH NEW BASE IN OREM

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Orem, UT, – A trusted name in air medical services is ready to answer the call when residents of Utah County and the surrounding area need emergency care. AirLife Utah opened a new base at Timpanogos Regional Hospital today, offering quicker response times for emergent and trauma situations as well as interfacility transports for patients needing to move between hospitals for specialized care.  

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Tags: Air Methods AirLife Utah Timpanogos Regional Hospital Utah County
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Jul
28
2022

LIFESTAR EXPANDS AIR MEDICAL SERVICES TO RESIDENTS OF SOUTH GEORGIA WITH NEW BASE

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Hinesville, GA, July 28, 2022 – A trusted name in air medical services is ready to answer the call when residents of Liberty County and beyond need emergency care. LifeStar 2 opened today in Hinesville, GA, serving South Georgia. 

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Jul
14
2022

AIR METHODS CEO JAELYNN WILLIAMS SELECTED AS FINALIST FOR 2022 WOMEN TECH AWARDS

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SALT LAKE CITY, UT  — The Women Tech Council (WTC), a national organization focused on the economic impact of women in the technology sector, announced Air Methods CEO JaeLynn Williams as one of 22 finalists for the 2022 Women Tech Awards.  

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Jul
01
2022

TRISTATE CAREFLIGHT RETURNS TO YUMA, AZ WITH EXPANDED AIR MEDICAL SERVICES

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Yuma, Arizona, July 1, 2022 – A familiar sight is returning to the skies today around Yuma, AZ. TriState CareFlight is back, bringing a helicopter for air medical services to Yuma County and beyond.  

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Tags: Air Methods Arizona TriState CareFlight Yuma County
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Jun
13
2022

AIRLIFT TEXAS OPENING NEW BASE TO EXPAND AIR MEDICAL SERVICES IN THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY

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Weslaco, Texas,  Air Methods, the leading air medical service provider in the U.S., is thrilled to announce the opening of AirLift Texas, a new base in Weslaco, Texas, on June 1st to provide emergency air medical services to the city and surrounding Rio Grande Valley communities. Opening the base will result in quicker response times for emergent and trauma situations and provide interfacility transports for patients needing specialized care.

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May
02
2022

SKYRYSE AND AIR METHODS PARTNER TO ENHANCE SAFETY BY HELPING PILOTS FOCUS ON THEIR LIFE-SAVING MISSION

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LOS ANGELES,  — Skyryse, a transportation technology company, and Air Methods, the leading American air medical transport company, today announced a partnership to retrofit more than 400 single-engine helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft in the Air Methods fleet with FlightOS, a shared mission to advance further safety measures to protect pilots and patients. The new Skyryse FlightOS hardware and software stack replaces overly complex and manual flight control systems, allowing pilots to control helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft with a far simpler and safer control interface. Air Methods has also invested $5 million into Skyryse Series B, bringing the total raised to $205 million, further backing the LA-based company’s automation hardware and software.

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Tags: Air Methods FlightOS Skyryse
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Apr
15
2022

AIR METHODS CELEBRATES NATIVE AIR 7’S 20-YEAR ANNIVERSARY

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Payson, Ariz., – Native Air, a subsidiary of Air Methods, the leading air medical service provider in the U.S., announced that it is celebrating the 20th Anniversary of its Native Air 7 air ambulance service this month long. Since opening their doors in April 2002, the Native Air 7 crew has remained committed to providing lifesaving care to residents in the region.

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Tags: Air Methods Native Air 7
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Apr
07
2022

TRI CITY LIFENET OPENS NEW NEBRASKA BASE TO EXPAND AIR MEDICAL SERVICES

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Kearney, Neb.,  LifeNet, a subsidiary of Air Methods, the leading air medical service provider in the U.S., announced that it has opened a new base in Kearney, Neb., to provide emergency air medical services to the city and other local communities in central Nebraska and north central Kansas. Opening the base will result in quicker response times for emergent and trauma situations and provide interfacility transports for patients needing specialized care.  

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Mar
14
2022

Sikorsky, United Rotorcraft Prepare For S-70™ FIREHAWK® Helicopter Demand

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DALLAS, – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), and United Rotorcraft, a division of Air Methods Corporation, today signed a marketing teaming agreement that formalizes how both companies will collaborate to meet growing global interest in the S-70™ FIREHAWK® helicopter. The agreement will enable the team to identify demand, and more quickly build and configure new production FIREHAWK helicopters for government agencies worldwide that require a highly effective solution to attack increasingly deadly wildland fires.  

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Tags: Air Methods FIREHAWK helicopter Lockheed Martin S-70 Sikorsky
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Jan
31
2022

NTSB Preliminary Report: Drexel Hill, PA

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On January 11, 2022, about 1255 eastern standard time, a Eurocopter EC-135 P2+, N531LN, was substantially damaged when it was involved in an accident in Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania. The airline transport pilot was seriously injured. The two medical crewmembers and the patient were not injured. The helicopter was operated by Air Methods Corporation as a Title14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 135 air ambulance flight.

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Dec
09
2021

ANCC DESIGNATES AIR METHODS AS INDUSTRY’S ONLY ACCREDITED AIR MEDICAL PROVIDER

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We are proud to announce that we have earned a prestigious honor from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), becoming the industry’s only air medical provider to achieve the distinction of Accredited Provider. This accreditation signifies that we are continuing education programs for its nurses meet or exceed industry benchmarks.

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Dec
03
2021

AIR METHODS’ DRONE DIVISION, SPRIGHT, TO ENTER AGREEMENT WITH LEADING DRONE INSPECTION SERVICE PROVIDER

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We are pleased to announce that Spright has entered a strategic agreement with the leading provider of end-to-end drone inspection services for utility companies, KVS Technologies. Under the agreement, KVS Technologies will launch its services in North America with Spright, Air Methods’ drone division, exclusively operating all flights for linear infrastructure inspection. This partnership brings together two key players within drone technology and commercial flight operations, with a view to gaining a leading position in the US linear infrastructure inspection market.

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