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Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance completes 6,000 missions

Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance completes 6,000 missions

Since 2008, Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance (DLRAA) has been on hand to provide potentially lifesaving care to those who need it most. Thousands of people across the three counties have benefitted from the Charity’s lifesaving service and on Wednesday 4th June, during National Volunteering Week, the Charity reached a significant milestone. The service… Read more »

Source: TAAS, 10-Jun-14

Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance begin Grand New operations

Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance begin Grand New operations

Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance (DLRAA) have begun operating with their brand new state of the art helicopter. The Agusta Westland AW109SP Grand New is one of the fastest civilian helicopters in the country and can reach speeds of 185mph. The helicopter was handed over to DLRAA by Sloane Helicopters, who provide all three… Read more »

Source: DLRAA, 10-Nov-13

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DLRAA fly 4,000th rescue mission in just 4½ years

DLRAA fly 4,000th rescue mission in just 4½ years

Friday 13th is always a date that stands out, but last week’s date will be extra memorable for the crew of Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance (DLRAA), as they achieved a milestone rescue mission. On Friday, DLRAA attended their 4,000th rescue since the Charity started back in January 2008. From accidents up in the rural… Read more »

Source: DLRAA, 30-Jul-12

UK: Sloane Helicopters introduces in service the first EMS Grand in the UK

UK: Sloane Helicopters introduces in service the first EMS Grand in the UK

[HeliHub.com has already provided links to a press report on this operation. This press release provides a lot more detail than the press report] Sloane Helicopters Limited is pleased to announce the entry into service of the UK’s first Agusta EMS Grand, G-HEMZ, with the Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Rutland Air Ambulance, one of the busiest… Read more »

Source: Sloane Helicopters, 08-Dec-10

Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Rutland air ambulance upgrade to 109S Grand

Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Rutland air ambulance upgrade to 109S Grand

DLRAA has upgraded from a 109E Power to a brand new 109S Grand

Source: Channel 4, 06-Dec-10

Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance increases operational hours

Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance increases operational hours

From April 1, Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance (DLRAA) increased its flying hours from ten to 12 hours, and then from mid-May the hours will extend even further to 14 hours cover.

Source: Buxton Advertiser, 08-Apr-10