Source: Devon Air Ambulance, 28-Feb-13
Imagine being miles from anywhere on deepest Dartmoor when you suddenly find yourself in the middle of a horrific accident. Now, thanks to the new Devon Air Ambulance Trust iPhone App, you can not only alert the authorities of your plight, but with the most accurate coordinates available, your chances of a speedy rescue are [...]
Source: Devon Air Ambulance, 06-Feb-13
On Monday 4 February, during the BBC South West ‘Inside Out’ programme, there was a feature about The Air Ambulance Service’s proposed Children’s Air Ambulance service. Heléna Holt, Chief Executive of Devon Air Ambulance Trust said: “We would like to take the opportunity to reassure the people of Devon that their local Air Ambulances can [...]
Source: HeliHub.com, 05-Dec-12
A new arrival on the British aircraft register yesterday was a new Eurocopter EC135P2e for Devon Air Ambulance. Serial 1080 has recently been completed at the Donauworth factory and is now registered as G-DAAN. This normally signifies arrival in the UK, and the aircraft is currently registered to Eurocopter UK at Oxford,. who are doing [...]
Source: Morgan Sindall, 10-Oct-12
The Barnstaple office of Morgan Sindall has secured a £1.5 million contract to deliver new offices, welfare facilities and an aircraft hangar at Exeter Airport for Devon and Cornwall Police. The new two-storey office building will house the Air Operations Unit for Devon and Cornwall Police and Devon Air Ambulance Trust, both of which currently [...]
Source: Devon Air Ambulance, 05-Jul-12
Angela Griffin returns to Sky1 and Sky1 HD with the second series of the hit action-packed documentary series “Emergency with Angela Griffin”. This time, however, the Devon Air Ambulance service features in seven out of the twelve episodes with Angela flying alongside the crew. Over 12 busy weeks, Angela spent many shifts with the Devon [...]
Source: Devon Air Ambulance, 07-Mar-12
Devon Air Ambulance Trust is delighted to officially launch its very own online personalised greeting cards site. The site, which can be reached on www.daat.org enables supporters to buy greeting cards online, and have them sent to their home or to their chosen recipient at a cost of just £2.99 plus postage. Of the £2.99, [...]
Source: HeliHub.com, 08-Sep-11
Devon and Cornwall Police, together with Devon Air Ambulance, are to move their joint base to Exeter Airport. Currently based on the Police HQ at Middlemoor, only a couple of miles away, the change of location is expected to bring the Police a windfall of millions of pounds through the redevelopment of the current site. [...]
Source: HeliHub.com, 20-Jun-11
Devon Air Ambulance “DAA”, which runs the EMS coverage in UK’s county of Devon, was one of the earliest to take to the air in the UK nad has been one of the most successful too. DAA currently operate two EC135s, a 2003-build EC135T2 leased from Bond Air Services and a newer EC135T2+ which the [...]
Escalating oil prices are putting South West air ambulances under increasing pressure and could cost lives as aviation fuel costs hit the half-million pound mark for the first time. Both operators fly the EC135, with Cornwall having one and Devon two.
Source: HeliHub.com, 08-Feb-11
London’s Air Ambulance (“LAA”) has announced that it has secured financing on its MD Explorer helicopter for the next seven years. The deal, financed through Santander Corporate Banking, and with the support of Virgin Group, will enable the Charity to concentrate its efforts on continuing to develop its service. It has also appointed Banco Santander [...]
Source: BBC, 25-May-10
Devon Air Ambulance is celebrating flying its 16,000th mission across the county. The rescue helicopter was called to Broadwoodkelly at about 1120 BST on Saturday to rescue a lady who had fallen and required hospital treatment.
Source: Devon Air Ambulance, 26-Jan-10
The new Devon Air Ambulance Trust ‘Steve Ford’ Airbase at Eaglescott Airfield, Umberleigh opens its hangar doors for the first time on Thursday 21st January, when it will be officially opened by BBC Radio Devon presenter Judi Spiers. Judi will be joined by the family of pilot Steve Ford, who the base is named after. [...]
Source: Express & Echo, 09-Dec-09
Helena Holt, the chief executive of the Devon Air Ambulance Trust has hit out at the Children’s Air Ambulance Trust, disputing many of its claims and its financial capabilities.
Source: Devon 24, 05-Nov-09
DEVON Air Ambulance will soon have a purpose-built second airbase at Eaglescott Airfield in North Devon. Having worked from a portable building for the past four years, the crew are looking forward to spending the remainder of the winter in their new warm and dry base, due for completion around Christmas.
Source: Devon Air Ambulance, 08-Sep-09
HelÃ©na Holt, chief executive of the Devon Air Ambulance Trust said: “We realised at the beginning of the year that this special date was one that it was important to keep in our diary”.
Source: Devon Air Ambulance, 04-Mar-09