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Air Evac Lifeteam Earns FAA’s Diamond Maintenance Award

Air Evac Lifeteam Earns FAA’s Diamond Maintenance Award

Air Evac Lifeteam, the nation’s leading helicopter air ambulance provider, is now the largest Part 135 aviation operator to receive the Federal Aviation Administration’s Diamond Maintenance Award. The FAA’s St. Louis Flight District Standards Office presented the award on Tuesday, March 14 at the Air Evac Lifeteam corporate headquarters in O’Fallon, Mo. Seth Myers, president… Read more »

Source: Air Evac Lifeteam, 17-Mar-17

Able Delivers 100th Flight Deck Upgrade for Air Evac Lifeteam

Able Delivers 100th Flight Deck Upgrade for Air Evac Lifeteam

Able Aerospace Services Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, today announced that it has delivered its 100th state-of-the-art flight deck upgrade for Air Evac Lifeteam, the largest independently owned and operated membership-supported air ambulance service in the U.S. Completed for a mixed fleet of Bell 206 and Bell 407 helicopters, the upgrade ensures that Air… Read more »

Source: Able Aerospace, 09-Mar-17

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U.S. based Air Evac Lifeteam deploys Ramco Aviation Suite V5.7

U.S. based Air Evac Lifeteam deploys Ramco Aviation Suite V5.7

The United States’  largest independently owned and operated, membership-supported air medical service, Air Evac EMS, Inc., announced the successful implementation of Ramco Systems’ aviation software, Ramco Aviation V5.7, for its maintenance and engineering operations across 135 air bases. Air Evac is a subsidiary of Air Medical Group Holdings, the world’s largest independent provider of air… Read more »

Source: Ramco, 27-Feb-17

Air Evac Lifeteam Earns FAA Validation of its SMS Program

Air Evac Lifeteam Earns FAA Validation of its SMS Program

Air Evac Lifeteam’s continued commitment to safety was recently validated by the FAA when its Safety Management System was awarded the designation of “Active Conformance.” This is the highest status a SMS can achieve. Tom Baldwin, Air Evac Lifeteam’s SMS manager, said the company’s Safety Management System is an organization-wide comprehensive and preventive approach to… Read more »

Source: Air Evac Lifeteam, 26-Jan-17

New Air Evac Base in Decatur County

New Air Evac Base in Decatur County

Air-Evac has opened up a new base in Decatur County in the old Parson’s airport. The county only has one hospital and travelling to a larger city can take up to an hour by road. They can now transport patients in an air ambulance to Nashville or Memphis in half the time, reports WBBJ Eyewitness… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 19-Dec-16

FACT – 88% of Bell 206L4 production is for just one customer

FACT – 88% of Bell 206L4 production is for just one customer

In our close monitoring of the helicopter production lines around the world, we have noticed that in the last two years Bell has produced 26 LongRanger IVs.  Of these, no less than 23 have been for one customer, 88% of the total.  That customer is Air Evac Lifeteam, the EMS provider operating predominantly in the… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 05-Nov-16

Abrupt Closure for Air Evac Lifeteam Base

Abrupt Closure for Air Evac Lifeteam Base

Air Evac Lifeteam is abruptly closing their Martins Ferry medical base. Seth Myers, the President of Air Evac Lifeteam has reported that the reason for closing is due to low reimbursement and a low demand for transportation. The employees have been offered severance packages or other company positions, reports WTOV 9.  

Source: HeliHub.com, 18-Oct-16

Air Evac Lifeteam names Region 4 Pilot of the Year

Air Evac Lifeteam names Region 4 Pilot of the Year

Clarence Carldwell has recently been honoured with the title of being Air Evac Lifeteam’s Region 4 Pilot of the Year. Even though Clarence recently changed over from an area pilot to a base pilot, he was clearly seen as a winning candidate. Ozark Radio News reports that Ronnie Fleming, the regional director of flight operations,… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 22-Sep-16

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Air Evac Lifeteam names Region 1 Base Clinical Lead of the Year

Air Evac Lifeteam names Region 1 Base Clinical Lead of the Year

Farmington Air Evac Lifeteam base recently awarded Shane Cook, a flight nurse and clinical lead, the title of Region 1 Base Clinical Lead of the Year. This award is given to a flight paramedic or nurse who shows the ability to be dedicated, accountable, enthusiastic and is someone who takes initiative and has a full… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 20-Sep-16

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Air Evac Lifeteam earns full accreditation from CAMTS

Air Evac Lifeteam earns full accreditation from CAMTS

Air Evac Lifeteam is proud to announce that it recently earned full accreditation from CAMTS – the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems. CAMTS is comprised of nonprofit organizations dedicated to improving the quality and safety of medical transport services. CAMTS-appointed surveyors visited 25 air medical bases within the Air Evac Lifeteam system in… Read more »

Source: Air Evac Lifeteam, 22-Aug-16

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Air Evac EMS sues insurance company for $10 million

Air Evac EMS sues insurance company for $10 million

Air ambulance operator Air Evac EMS Inc. has reportedly said it is owed $10 million by Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield (ABCBS), for medical flights provided to policyholders.  The company has filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Little Rock last month to collect the money. The issue surrounds a payment cap of… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 31-May-16

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North Arkansas Regional Medical Center helipad dedicated

North Arkansas Regional Medical Center helipad dedicated

Even though AirEvac has been using its helicopter base adjacent to North Arkansas Regional Medical Center on Main Street for about three months, it’s officially open now.  See full story

Source: Harrison Daily, 18-Apr-16

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Air Evac Lifeteam picks Garmin Avionics for Bell 206 and 407 fleets

Air Evac Lifeteam picks Garmin Avionics for Bell 206 and 407 fleets

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the selection of a completely integrated Garmin avionics suite by Air Evac Lifeteam for its fleet of Bell 206 and Bell 407 helicopters. This Night Vision Goggle (NVG) compatible upgrade consists of the G500H glass flight display, GTN™ 650 touchscreen GPS/NAV/COMM and GTR… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 26-Feb-16

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Air Evac sues Medical Mutual for $3.5 Million

Air Evac sues Medical Mutual for $3.5 Million

One of the nation’s largest air ambulance services is suing Medical Mutual of Ohio over $3.5 million in unpaid bills, opening a new front in a national battle over the use of costly helicopters to transport patients. See Full Story

Source: Cleveland, 24-Feb-16

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FAA certifies Air Evac Lifeteam LongRanger FTD

FAA certifies Air Evac Lifeteam LongRanger FTD

Air Evac Lifeteam pilots are training in a Level 7 Flight Training Device. The FTD, manufactured by Frasca International, was recently certified by the Federal Aviation Administration, and is used to train newly hired pilots and pilots throughout the Air Evac Lifeteam system who return to O’Fallon, Mo., each year for recurrent training. Tim Jenkins,… Read more »

Source: Air Evac, 15-Feb-16

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Air Evac Lifeteam pledges $45K to MedEvac Foundation International

Air Evac Lifeteam pledges $45K to MedEvac Foundation International

Air Evac EMS, dba Air Evac Lifeteam, has pledged a donation of $45,000 over the next three years to the MedEvac Foundation International. Air Evac Lifeteam, based in O’Fallon, Mo., is the nation’s largest independently owned and operated air medical service. The donation will be used by the MedEvac Foundation International for air and critical… Read more »

Source: MedEvac Foundation, 15-Jan-16

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Frasca Delivers Bell 206 FTD with TruCue™ to Air Evac Lifeteam

Frasca Delivers Bell 206 FTD with TruCue™ to Air Evac Lifeteam

FRASCA International, Inc., Urbana, IL has delivered a Bell 206L Level 7 Flight Training Device (FTD) to Air Evac Lifeteam in O’Fallon, Missouri. The Level 7 FTD includes Garmin G500H, Genesys Aerosystems HeliSAS, HTAWS, and Garmin GTN650. It will also feature Frasca’s high-fidelity NVG simulation for the ultimate realism and accuracy in NVG training and… Read more »

Source: FRASCA, 27-Nov-15

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Houston County restarts EMS service with Air Evac Lifeteam

Houston County restarts EMS service with Air Evac Lifeteam

Christmas came a little early for Houston County residents.See full story.

Source: KSLA News, 26-Nov-15

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Work begins on the first of two EMS helicopter bases at Henry County Airport

Work begins on the first of two EMS helicopter bases at Henry County Airport

Work has begun on the first of two permanent air ambulance helicopter bases at the Henry County Airport. See Full Story

Source: The Paris Post Intelligencer, 26-Oct-15

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63% of LongRanger production is for just one customer

63% of LongRanger production is for just one customer

HeliHub.com continues to build on its reputation of unearthing key facts about the helicopter industry by monitoring production data very closely.  Our team crank the numbers on the world’s helicopters on an ongoing basis. 52400 to 52478 – 79 aircraft – have been delivered in the last six years.  The first of these – serial… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 22-Oct-15

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8 more LongRanger IVs for Air Evac Lifeteam

8 more LongRanger IVs for Air Evac Lifeteam

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today the sale of eight Bell 206L-4s to Air Medical Group Holdings (AMGH). AMGH is one of the largest independent providers of helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS) in the world, and the aircraft will be configured for HEMS missions and operated by Air Evac Lifeteam, an… Read more »

Source: Bell, 21-Oct-15

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HIV-infected paramedic sues Air Evac Lifeteam

HIV-infected paramedic sues Air Evac Lifeteam

An HIV-positive man is suing a St. Louis-area air ambulance service in federal court, alleging he was wrongly removed from his job as a paramedic and reassigned to a dispatch center because of his illness. See Full Story

Source: Star Advertiser, 22-Sep-15

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Air Evac Lifeteam breaks ground on new base in Harrison, Arkansas

Air Evac Lifeteam breaks ground on new base in Harrison, Arkansas

Officials from North Arkansas Regional Medical Center and Boone County, Ark., Air Evac Lifeteam ceremoniously broke ground on the new Air Evac base on Friday, Sept. 18. See Full Story

Source: Newton County Times, 22-Sep-15

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Air Evac Lifeteam closes Parkersburg base

Air Evac Lifeteam closes Parkersburg base

Parkersburg loses an air ambulance base, but will remain partners with the company. See Full Story

Source: The News Center, 17-Sep-15

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Air Evac Lifeteam open new base at Kinder, Louisiana

Air Evac Lifeteam open new base at Kinder, Louisiana

Time means everything, especially in a medical emergency.  See Full Story

Source: 7 KPLC, 11-Sep-15

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Lauderdale County hears Air Evac service proposal

Lauderdale County hears Air Evac service proposal

Lauderdale County commissioners are considering a proposal that would provide air ambulance service for county employees and their families as part of their benefits package. See Full Story

Source: Times Daily, 04-Sep-15

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Air Evac officials speak at Quota meeting

Air Evac officials speak at Quota meeting

Rick Perry and Mark Pierce, who work for the Air Evac air ambulance service, spoke at the Quota club’s luncheon meeting Aug. 26 at the Lunchroom at Lee Academy for the Arts. See Full Story

Source: Paris P I, 03-Sep-15

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14-Aug-15 N485AE Bell 407 San Antonio, US-Texas

Struck lower tail fin on concrete curb while repositioning after refuelling

14-Aug-15

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Air Evac Lifeteam celebrates 30 years with 115 bases in 15 states

Air Evac Lifeteam celebrates 30 years with 115 bases in 15 states

The company began in West Plains, Mo., on August 1, 1985, with one helicopter and a dream to provide air medical service to citizens in the small southern Missouri community. Today, Air Evac Lifeteam has more than 115 air medical bases across 15 states, and is the nation’s largest independently owned and operated air medical… Read more »

Source: Air Evac Lifeteam, 11-Aug-15

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Air Evac membership purchased for Paxton Township residents

Air Evac membership purchased for Paxton Township residents

Paxton Township residents now have an Air Evac Lifeteam membership when they need a medical helicopter for a life- or limb-threatening emergency anywhere in Ross County, thanks to a purchase by Paxton Township officials. See Full Story

Source: Chillicothe Gazette, 05-Aug-15

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Roanoke council considers Air Evac proposal

Roanoke council considers Air Evac proposal

The Roanoke City Council heard a presentation from Jason Monday, regional director of Air EVAC Lifeteam Monday in a public hearing, were impressed, and will probably take action in the Jan. 27 council meeting. See full story

Source: The Randolph Leader, 17-Jul-15

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Air Evac Lifeteam works with Missouri hospital on STEMI improvements

Air Evac Lifeteam works with Missouri hospital on STEMI improvements

In 2008, Missouri Baptist Medical Center partnered with Salem Memorial District Hospital to develop a program for the rapid identification, treatment, and transport of patients with a certain type of heart attack. See full story

Source: The Salem News Online, 10-Jul-15

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Jackson Air Evac base upgrades to LongRanger 4

Jackson Air Evac base upgrades to LongRanger 4

The Jackson Air Evac Lifeteam base has a new addition, and Paul Stutsman, base pilot supervisor, could not be happier. The base, opened in July 1998, recently welcomed a brand new aircraft. See Full Story

Source: The Jackson Sun, 12-Jun-15

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Air Evac to build facility at NARMC

Air Evac to build facility at NARMC

Air Evac officials were at NARMC on Thursday, April 2 to shake hands on the deal between the two companies. See Full Story

Source: Harrison Daily, 07-Apr-15

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Texas Dept of Health investigates Air Evac Lifeteam

Texas Dept of Health investigates Air Evac Lifeteam

The state just opened an investigation into a medical helicopter company after a Rio Grande Valley man died. See Full Story

Source: KRGV, 01-Apr-15

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FRASCA to Provide Bell 206L FTD to Air Evac Lifeteam

FRASCA to Provide Bell 206L FTD to Air Evac Lifeteam

FRASCA International, Inc., Urbana, IL has been contracted to provide a Bell 206L Level 7 Flight Training Device (FTD) to Air Evac Lifeteam, O’Fallon, Missouri. The FTD will be an FAA Level 7 Bell 206L with Garmin G500H, Genesys Aerosystems HeliSAS, HTAWS, and Garmin GTN650. It will also feature Frasca’s high-fidelity NVG simulation for the… Read more »

Source: FRASCA, 09-Mar-15

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FRASCA International Introduces New Simulator Technology

FRASCA International Introduces New Simulator Technology

FRASCA International, Inc. Urbana, IL, has developed three new simulation technologies to enhance training capabilities of their flight simulators. These include SimTracker™, SimAssist™ and TruCue™. SimTracker™ is FRASCA’s new cloud based utility that helps manage your flight simulators and meet your regulatory quality management needs. Features include: live availability and usage reporting, simplified discrepancy &… Read more »

Source: FRASCA, 09-Mar-15

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PARIS TN: Hospital picks Vanderbilt for air ambulance

PARIS TN: Hospital picks Vanderbilt for air ambulance

If everything goes as planned, a Vanderbilt Medical Center Life Flight helicopter will be based permanently at Henry County Medical Center by early spring. See Full Story

Source: PI, 02-Mar-15

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13-Feb-15 N279AE Bell 206L-1 White House, US-Tennessee

Emergency landing after vibration experienced. No patient on board

13-Feb-15

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Wetzel County Commission renews with Air Evac Lifeteam

Wetzel County Commission renews with Air Evac Lifeteam

Wetzel County residents can have peace of mind knowing that they will have the protection of Air Evac Lifeteam services for another year. See Full Story

Source: Wetzel Chronicle, 05-Feb-15

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Vanderbilt and Air Evac Lifeteam bid for Henry County Tennessee

Vanderbilt and Air Evac Lifeteam bid for Henry County Tennessee

Henry County Medical Center is likely to see an air ambulance based here sometime this year. The question is which of the two entities petitioning the hospital’s board of trustees will be chosen. See Full Story

Source: PI, 02-Feb-15

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Air Evac Lifeteam pilots celebrate 1000 flights

Air Evac Lifeteam pilots celebrate 1000 flights

Three pilots with the Air Evac Lifeteam base in Pauls Valley are celebrating a milestone in their careers — 1000 patient flights. Mike Kendrick, Ken Capitol and Base Pilot Supervisor Tom Knoblauch recently received their 1000th flight pins from Program Director Steve Bates. See Full Story

Source: The Ada News, 22-Jan-15

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Air Evac Lifeteam opens Beckley base in West Virginia

Air Evac Lifeteam opens Beckley base in West Virginia

Air Evac Lifeteam has opened a fifth base in West Virginia. See Full Story

Source: wvva, 08-Jan-15

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Able Aerospace Services, Air Evac Lifeteam Expand Partnership

Able Aerospace Services, Air Evac Lifeteam Expand Partnership

Able Aerospace Services is expanding its partnership with O’Fallon, Missouri-based Air Evac Lifeteam. As part of the expanded partnership, Air Evac will transition the airframe maintenance/upgrades currently completed in Air Evac’s West Plains Completion Center to Able’s facility in Mesa, Arizona. Upgrades will include Garmin glass cockpits and HeliSAS autopilot systems. Additionally, Able will incorporate… Read more »

Source: Able Aerospace, 12-Nov-14

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11-Nov-14 N414AE Bell 206L4 Merkel, US-Texas

Emergency night landing between two buildings after bird strike while ferrying a patient from Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene to Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock.  A nurse was reported injured by the bird entering the helicopter

11-Nov-14

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04-Oct-14 N335AE Bell 206L.1 Wichita Falls, US-Texas (3F)

Accident on night EMS flight just one block short of its intended landing spot at United Regional Hospital in Wichita Falls, inbound from Waurika, OK.  Patient (named here as 26-year-old Buddy Rhodes) killed in the accident, and the three crew named here as pilot Zechariah Smith, flight nurse Leslie Stewart and flight paramedic Erasmus J. Vandercolff… Read more »

04-Oct-14

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Tyler County renews AirEvac contract

Tyler County renews AirEvac contract

Tyler County Commissioners renewed the county’s contract renewal for medical helicopter services with AirEvac Sept. 23 see full story

Source: Tyler Star, 03-Oct-14

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Boone Co. Air Evac Lifeteam Honored

Boone Co. Air Evac Lifeteam Honored

Boone Co. Air Evac Lifeteam is being named Region 4 Most Improved Base for 2014. See Full Story

Source: KRZK, 13-Aug-14

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FAA Proposes $110,000 Civil Penalty Against Air Evac EMS

FAA Proposes $110,000 Civil Penalty Against Air Evac EMS

The U.S Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is proposing a $110,000 civil penalty against Air Evac EMS Inc., of West Plains, Mo., for operating a Bell BHT 206 helicopter that was not in compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations. The FAA alleges a company mechanic installed a chin bubble window on the aircraft without… Read more »

Source: FAA, 03-Aug-14

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Air Evac closes base in Ennis TX

Air Evac closes base in Ennis TX

Emergency responders around the area are making adjustments to their operation plans after the Air Evac Lifeteam helicopter base closed its doors at Ennis Municipal Airport on June 13.  See full story

Source: Daily Light, 23-Jun-14

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New program director for Air Evac Lifeteam in Woodward

New program director for Air Evac Lifeteam in Woodward

Phil Ester was recently named the new program director for the Air Evac Lifeteam in Woodward – see full story

Source: Woodward News, 09-Jun-14

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New program director for the Air Evac Lifeteam base in Boone County

New program director for the Air Evac Lifeteam base in Boone County

New program director for the Air Evac Lifeteam base in Boone County See full story

Source: Harrison Daily, 23-May-14

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Air Evac Lifeteam base at Kirksville turns 10

Air Evac Lifeteam base at Kirksville turns 10

The Kirksville Air Evac Lifeteam Base held a 10th anniversary celebration and cookout Sunday afternoon.

Source: ABC3, 19-May-14

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MedEvac Foundation Announces 2014 SMTA Scholarship Winner

MedEvac Foundation Announces 2014 SMTA Scholarship Winner

Air Evac Lifeteam Brazil, Indiana Clinical Base Lead, Stacy Fiscus, NREMT-P, FP-C, CCP-C, CCEMTP, has been awarded the 2014 Safety Management Training Academy (SMTA) Scholarship by the MedEvac Foundation International. Fiscus receives the scholarship based on her high level of involvement in safety initiatives in the critical care transport community. Fiscus currently serves as Vice… Read more »

Source: MedEvac Foundation, 20-Mar-14

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Rolls-Royce completes large fleet agreements for M250 customers

Rolls-Royce completes large fleet agreements for M250 customers

Rolls-Royce has signed multi-year agreements with four large fleet operators, aimed at enhancing operational support for more than 220 helicopters. The agreements provide vital engine repairs and overhauls through the authorizedRolls-Royce FIRST network, which guarantees the use of genuine Rolls-Royce parts and exclusive use of the Rolls-Royce M250 repair network, as well as access to tailor-made technical manual libraries. Greg Fedele, Rolls-Royce,… Read more »

Source: Rolls-Royce, 26-Feb-14

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Baldwin Safety & Compliance to help AMGH harmonize SMS program across group

Baldwin Safety & Compliance to help AMGH harmonize SMS program across group

Air Medical Group Holdings (AMGH), a leader in providing air medical services throughout the United States, has engaged Baldwin Safety & Compliance as its safety management system (SMS) provider for all AMGH subsidiaries. Texas based AMGH, the world’s largest privately held air medical services provider operates through five subsidiaries: Med-Trans Corp, Air Evac Lifeteam, EagleMed,… Read more »

Source: AMGH, 29-Jan-14

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Air Evac Lifeteam closes base at Elmore, Alabama

Air Evac Lifeteam closes base at Elmore, Alabama

Air Evac Lifeteam has made the decision to close its Elmore County air ambulance base in Wetumpka, AL effective today. Company President Seth Myers said low utilization of the service coupled with low reimbursement rates were major factors in the company’s decision to cease operations at the base which has been in service since April… Read more »

Source: Air Evac Lifeteam, 22-Jan-14

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Air Medical Group Holdings orders 20 LongRanger IVs

Air Medical Group Holdings orders 20 LongRanger IVs

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today a signed agreement for the sale of 20 Bell 206L-4s to Air Medical Group Holdings (AMGH), one of the largest independent providers of helicopter air ambulance services (HAA) in the world. Deliveries are scheduled to begin this year and continue through 2017. “These new aircraft… Read more »

Source: Bell, 15-Jan-14

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Air Evac Lifeteam to add new Missouri base at Moberley

Air Evac Lifeteam to add new Missouri base at Moberley

Air Evac announced Monday it will add a new base in Moberly, starting in 2014.  See full story

Source: ABC 17 News, 17-Dec-13

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Air Evac Lifeteam reaccredited by CAMTS

Air Evac Lifeteam reaccredited by CAMTS

Air Evac Lifeteam, the largest independently owned and operated air ambulance company in the United States, has been reaccredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Services (CAMTS). The prestigious accreditation represents the highest standard for medical transport services. As part of the accreditation process, Air Evac Lifeteam voluntarily undertook the largest scale inspection… Read more »

Source: Air Evac Lifeteam, 05-Dec-13

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Air Evac Lifeteam to hold ground breaking ceremony on Altus facility on Monday 2nd

Air Evac Lifeteam to hold ground breaking ceremony on Altus facility on Monday 2nd

Air Evac Lifeteam will hold a ground breaking for their new base at 15981 US Highway 283, Altus at 10 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 2. The air ambulance crew which has been operating in Altus since February at a temporary location is expected to be operational in their new facility in mid- to late-January. The… Read more »

Source: Air Evac Lifeteam, 27-Nov-13

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Air Evac Lifeteam opens new base in Kentucky

Air Evac Lifeteam opens new base in Kentucky

Air-Evac Lifeteam opened a new base in Inez, Kentucky. to provide quicker care to patients in crucial moments.  See full story

Source: WSAZ, 15-Nov-13

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Native Air helicopter ambulance service leaves Brownwood

Native Air helicopter ambulance service leaves Brownwood

For nearly 17 months, Brownwood has had two helicopter ambulance services — Air Evac Lifeteam, which has been operating here for 12 years, and Native Air, which began operating on June 2, 2012.  Now, only Air Evac Lifeteam will be in Brownwood.  See full story  

Source: Brownwood Bulletin, 30-Oct-13

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19-Oct-13 N495AE Bell 407 Cooperton, US-Oklahoma

Birdstrike, landed without incident but one of 3 POB suffered minor injuries

19-Oct-13

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Eastland Memorial Hospital welcomes Air Evac Lifeteam and EagleMed

Eastland Memorial Hospital welcomes Air Evac Lifeteam and EagleMed

AirEvac Lifeteam has recently opened a base in Eastland for an air ambulance helicopter.  The location is on the north I-20 service road on the east end of town.  See full story  – This is Air Evac’s base number 115.  EagleMed are supplying a fixed wing aircraft

Source: Microplex News, 17-Oct-13

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Tyler County Commission signs deal with Air Evac

Tyler County Commission signs deal with Air Evac

Following the Tyler County Commission meeting, the cost of Air Evac services will be eliminated for all county residents who receive life flight transportation from Tyler County or any surrounding county  See full story

Source: Tyler Star News, 15-Oct-13

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Comms problem delayed air ambulance landing for six minutes

Comms problem delayed air ambulance landing for six minutes

The Survival Flight helicopter hovered over the Blessing Hospital helipad for about six minutes as officials attempted to move another helicopter off the landing pad.  See full story

Source: KHQA, 14-Oct-13

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Air Evac Lifeteam honors Troy pilot

Air Evac Lifeteam honors Troy pilot

Theo Kulczak, base pilot supervisor for the Troy, Mo., Air Evac Lifeteam base, recently celebrated a major milestone in his career with the company – his 1000th flight – see full story

Source: Lincoln County Journal, 17-Sep-13

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Air Evac breaks ground on base at Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital

Air Evac breaks ground on base at Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital

The company wants to move its St. Clair operation to Sullivan, placing the helicopter on a 1.3 acre slice of private property located between the hospital’s helipad and the Highway D/Sappington Bridge Road intersection. See full story

Source: Sullivan Journal, 12-Sep-13

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East Liverpool flight nurse honored by Air Evac Lifeteam

East Liverpool flight nurse honored by Air Evac Lifeteam

Bruce Champ, flight nurse for the East Liverpool Air Evac Lifeteam base, has been honored with the company’s 2013 Region 2 Flight Nurse of the Year award. Champ’s region consists of Air Evac Lifeteam bases in Kentucky, Ohio, West Virginia and parts of Tennessee. The Flight Nurse of the Year is presented to the nurse… Read more »

Source: Air Evac Lifeteam, 25-Aug-13

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19-Jun-13 N467AE Bell 206L4 Jonesboro, US-Arkansas

The Jonesboro, Ark., crew was on final to their base when they experienced a mechanical issue. The pilot initiated a precautionary landing, landing the aircraft at the base with no injuries to crew members. The aircraft sustained damage.

19-Jun-13

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REACH and Air Evac Lifeteam partner in Texas

REACH and Air Evac Lifeteam partner in Texas

REACH Air Medical Services and Air Evac Lifeteam announce an integrated partnership venture at a new rotor wing base to be located in Seguin, Texas. REACH Air Medical Services operates Methodist AirCare in partnership with the Methodist Healthcare System of San Antonio, the largest provider of health care services in the region.  Current bases exist… Read more »

Source: Air Evac Lifeteam, 13-Jun-13

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Fatal Air Evac Lifeteam accident in Kentucky

Fatal Air Evac Lifeteam accident in Kentucky

AEL statement on Facebook – We are saddened to confirm that three members of our Manchester, Ky., crew were killed in a helicopter accident late Thursday evening. We are devastated at the loss of these crew members who we consider family. We have no details regarding the cause of the accident but will be working with… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 07-Jun-13

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06-Jun-13 N114AE Bell 206L Manchester, US-Kentucky (3F)

Late evening accident in the grounds of an elementary school on positioning flight back to base in Manchester after delivering patient to London.  Three fatalities named as  pilot Eddie Sizemore, flight paramedic Herman “Lee” Dobbs and flight nurse Jesse Jones.  Reports include mention of fog and that electricity lines have been cut and there are power… Read more »

06-Jun-13

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Air Evac celebrates year of service in Licking County

Air Evac celebrates year of service in Licking County

In its first year of service for Licking County, the helicopters of Air Evac Lifeteam 107 made more than 200 flights and were requested for service more than 460 times. (See Full Story)

Source: Newark Advocate, 29-Apr-13

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