Source: WJJQ, 17-May-13
Members of the planning and development committee in Oneida County will once again exam a helipad in Woodruff. (See Full Story)
Source: WJJQ, 06-May-13
The Oneida County Zoning Committee has decided to put off a decision on a new helicopter hanger in Woodruff. (See Full Story)
Source: GazetteXtra, 16-Jan-13
The company routinely buys excess parts from helicopter operators around the world. The parts become available because of changes in fleet type, company mergers and business slowdowns. (see full story)
Source: American Eurocopter, 19-Oct-11
American Eurocopter is proud to announce that the Flight For Life Transport System has won the 2011 Vision Zero Aviation Safety Award. As part of the award, American Eurocopter presented the program with a check for $10,000 to continue its efforts towards safety both within the organization and with its customers During the AMTC Community [...]
Source: Ministry Health Care, 30-Aug-11
Leaders at Howard Young Medical Center (HYMC) have announced the new helicopter pad on the medical campus in Woodruff is complete. The announcement caps months of work and is part of the ongoing efforts to maintain and enhance the care provided to area patients. The new helipad is located adjacent to the Emergency Department. The [...]
Source: ThedaCare, 07-Jun-11
It was more than eight years ago, but Kyle Kienitz remembers Dec. 24, 2002, as if it was yesterday. At age 22, the U.S. Marine was home in Brillion on leave when the vehicle he was driving rolled over seven times, ejecting him and leaving him a paraplegic. ThedaStar responded to the scene and transported [...]
Source: News of the North, 30-May-11
The new helipad will be located adjacent to the Emergency Department on grounds that are currently being used for employee parking.
Source: Ministry Health Care, 17-Mar-11
Ministry Health Care announced that its Ministry Spirit Medical Transportation Service (Spirit) will begin to operate a helicopter ambulance from a Ministry Saint Mary’s Hospital base in Rhinelander in June, 2011. In 2010, Spirit was unable to respond to 190 requests for air transport services due to other transports being already in process or to [...]
Source: HeliHub.com, 25-Feb-11
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has decided to scrap a helicopter program aimed at netting deer from the air after the aircraft experienced repeated mechanical problems and only captured about half of the deer they were hoping to tag The DNR initially planned to begin using the helicopter in late January. Mechanical problems and [...]
Source: Leader Telegram, 06-Dec-10
A backup helipad is planned for the Mayo One air ambulance at Luther Midelfort’s Eau Claire campus. The Eau Claire Plan Commission will discuss a proposal Monday
Source: Helicopter Specialties, 22-Nov-10
Helicopter Specialties invites you to visit our new 28,250 sq. ft. facility. Our four manufacturing service centers and our Certified FAA Repair Station cover 22 makes and models of helicopters. Services include: avionics, engines, components and heavy maintenance. Our original 14,000 sq. ft. facility houses, our paint, airframe repair, and machine shops. Simply put…we know [...]
Source: Journal Standard, 23-Sep-10
Stephenson County Sheriff David Snyders vigorously defended his department’s participation in a regional helicopter program Thursday, amid what he characterized as a flood of misinformation circulating about the project.
Source: WXOW, 10-Sep-10
The landing pad, located on the northeast side of the campus, will allow first responders quicker access to the emergency room, when minutes matter for critically injured patients.
Source: Wisconsin State Journal, 04-Sep-10
The 2008 crash of a UW Hospital Med Flight helicopter that killed three people was due to human error and the lack of an on-flight instrument, said NTSB (see report)
Source: Post Crescent, 18-Aug-10
The first flight was in June of 1986 to Oconto Falls to transport a man who was having circulatory problems in his leg to Theda Clark Medical Center. The 10,000th trip was taken to assist a man who was suffering from symptoms that mimicked a heart attack.
Source: Wisconsin State Journal, 28-Apr-10
Later this year, Helicopter Specialties, will move into a hangar under construction at the Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport in Janesville. The 28,125-square-foot facility will more than double the company’s existing space located next door.
Source: NBC 15, 22-Apr-10
UW’s Med Flight Program marks its 25th anniversary this month. The program has come a long way … It began with one aircraft… 500 flights a year to … two of these choppers and about 15 hundred flights annually.
Source: News of the North, 25-Mar-10
The EC145 replaces the Ministry’s venerable Bell-222 and is expected to enter into service during the second part of 2010
Source: Wisconsin State Journal, 22-Mar-10
The company, founded in 2000 at the Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport, customizes medical helicopters from around the U.S. and provides maintenance work on medical, government, corporate and privately owned helicopters.
Source: Theda Clark Medical Center, 27-Oct-09
Theda Clark Medical Center has a new helicopter, replacing the current one and will be based at the Medical Center in Neenah.
Source: Pierce County Herald, 23-Sep-09
Meeting regarding Conditional Use Permit for a private heliport in the General Rural Flexible 8 District for Christopher Brekken
Source: WSAW, 14-Sep-09
The Aspirus rescue helicopter is often seen flying around Northcentral Wisconsin during emergencies, but being ready for any sort of crisis takes a lot of practice.
Source: Vertical, 10-Sep-09
Helicopter Specialties, Inc. of Janesville, Wis. is proud to announce deliveries of two EC145s to the Milwaukee Flight For Life Program.
Source: Vertical, 04-Sep-09
Helicopter Specialties have broken ground on its new, 28,750-square-foot facility. The new hangar will feature a larger parts/logistics room, larger clean room/overhaul shop, isolated library/training room, complete kitchen/break area with patio, larger avionics shop, larger shop floor featuring in-floor heat, high efficiency lighting and a 10,000-pound adjustable hoist.
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