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Ansat Helicopter Delivered to Russian Helicopter Systems

Ansat Helicopter Delivered to Russian Helicopter Systems

Russian Helicopter Systems (RHS) has recently receive an Ansat helicopter. The contract for the helicopter, complete with medevac unit, was signed during Hydroaviasalon-2016. It will be used for emergency rescue missions and patient transportation in Moscow, reports Russian Aviation Insider.  

Source: HeliHub.com, 16-May-17

Starlite Aviation Group picks Traxxall maintenance and inventory software

Starlite Aviation Group picks Traxxall maintenance and inventory software

TRAXXALL Technologies, providers of an innovative aircraft maintenance tracking and inventory management system, today officially announced new client Starlite Aviation Group. Starlite is a leading provider of helicopter services with a specialization in complex missions, including: relief work, helicopter emergency medical service (HEMS), medical evacuation (MEDEVAC) and on/offshore oil and gas support. Starlite operates in… Read more »

Source: TRAXXALL Technologies, 16-May-17

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ASU, Inc. Sponsors New MedEvac Foundation Chairman’s Award

ASU, Inc. Sponsors New MedEvac Foundation Chairman’s Award

Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) Inc., sponsored the first ever MedEvac Foundation Chairman’s Award that was presented at the Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC) in Charlotte, NC., during a donor reception. “This new award is just one way for us to continually honor the Helicopter Air Ambulance operators and the numerous men and women that save… Read more »

Source: ASU, 20-Dec-16

Three Black Hawks for Hawaii Army National Guard

Three Black Hawks for Hawaii Army National Guard

Three Black Hawk Medevac choppers were delivered to the new Hawaii Army National Guard this past Friday. Currently the new Black Hawks are being used for medical evacuation and SAR, and are stationed temporarily at the Wheeler Army Airfield. The Army Aviation Support Facility is helping build a $32.6 million base at Kalaeloa, complete with… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 08-Nov-16

Local HERO Foundation Receives $650,000 Donation

Local HERO Foundation Receives $650,000 Donation

The Local Helicopter Emergency Response Organization (HERO) Foundation has received a $650,000 donation from the Sunrise Energy Project, a joint venture between Husky Energy and BP. The gift will help provide continued medevac service to communities in northern Alberta. “Local HERO offers an essential service,” says John Myer, Husky’s Senior Vice President, Oil Sands. “With… Read more »

Source: Local Hero, 04-Jun-15

Metro Aviation Supports Great American Safety Drive With Safety 24/7

Metro Aviation Supports Great American Safety Drive With Safety 24/7

Metro Aviation is a long time supporter of the MedEvac Foundation International and is proud to once again support the foundation’s major fundraising initiative for 2015, the Great American Safety Drive. Metro is donating one of two cars that will be driven across the country to bring the message of safety to more than 60… Read more »

Source: Metro Aviation, 29-May-15

MedEvac Foundation Announces 2015 SMTA Scholarship Recipient

MedEvac Foundation Announces 2015 SMTA Scholarship Recipient

The MedEvac Foundation International congratulates Charlotte Clark, EMT-P, CCP-C, FP-C, CMTE, our 2015 Safety Management Training Academy (SMTA) Scholarship recipient. Ms. Clark is the Safety Officer and an active Flight Paramedic for Carilion Clinic Patient Transportation and Carilion Clinic Life-Guard in Roanoke, Va. She receives the scholarship based on her deep level of safety involvement… Read more »

Source: MedEvac, 07-May-15

US Army to reduce headcount in Germany by 1,900

US Army to reduce headcount in Germany by 1,900

The Defense Department will restructure the 12th Combat Aviation Brigade and subordinate units in Germany as part of the Army’s Aviation Restructuring Initiative in Europe, defense officials said today in a statement. The 12th CAB restructuring will reduce the U.S. presence in Germany by about 1,900 military positions and an estimated 2,850 family members, officials… Read more »

Source: DoD, 30-Apr-15

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Louisiana National Guard demonstrates readiness for disasters

Louisiana National Guard demonstrates readiness for disasters

The Louisiana National Guard participated in a statewide disaster response exercise (DRX) designed to test the capabilities of various local, state and federal agencies, April 18, 2015. The exercise, organized by the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, involved training missions that took place simultaneously at Acadiana Regional Airport in New Iberia, Camp… Read more »

Source: LANG, 23-Apr-15

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RSG and Dirgantara Indonesia team to propose ASW platform Indonesian Armed Forces

RSG and Dirgantara Indonesia team to propose ASW platform Indonesian Armed Forces

Rotorcraft Services Group, Inc. (RSG), an industry leader in aircraft technical services, announced its teaming agreement with PT Dirgantara Indonesia (PTDI) for the development and integration of an advanced Anti-Submarine Warfare suite for the Airbus AS565 MBe Panther helicopter. The integrated mission equipment suite will include L-3 Ocean Systems DS-100 Helicopter Long-Range Active Sonar (HELRAS)… Read more »

Source: RSG, 15-Apr-15

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LORD Corporation’s Active Vibration Control System Selected for KUH EMS Helicopter

LORD Corporation’s Active Vibration Control System Selected for KUH EMS Helicopter

LORD Corporation has announced the award of an Active Vibration Control System (AVCS) contract with Korea Aerospace Industries, LTD. (KAI) for the KUH MEDEVAC variant of the successful KUH Surion. LORD will qualify its AVCS system design and manufacture the AVCS system for the new aircraft.  The technology operates through the use of accelerometers that… Read more »

Source: LORD, 10-Mar-15

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N.W.T. launches new medevac co-ordination system for communities

N.W.T. launches new medevac co-ordination system for communities

When health care workers in communities outside Yellowknife have an emergency situation on their hands, now they only need to dial one number to reach the medical support and air ambulance dispatch that their patient needs.  See Full Story

Source: CBC News, 04-Mar-15

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Breeze-Eastern Teams with Priority 1 Air Rescue To Expand and Improve Operator Training Programs

Breeze-Eastern Teams with Priority 1 Air Rescue To Expand and Improve Operator Training Programs

Breeze Eastern Corporation (NYSE MKT: BZC), today announced plans to partner with Priority 1 Air Rescue for customer training. Under the terms of the 36-month service agreement, Breeze-Eastern’s commercial and military customers have the option to choose Priority 1 for operational hoist and winch training. Breeze-Eastern will continue to offer its own maintenance training, and… Read more »

Source: Breeze Eastern, 25-Feb-15

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Decision to move medevac helicopters away from Roanoke paying off

Decision to move medevac helicopters away from Roanoke paying off

You’ve seen them in the air before and you may have even ridden in one yourself. Carilion’s Life-Guard Air Ambulance program has been a staple in Southwest Virginia since 1981, when it became the first Air Ambulance in the Commonwealth of Virginia. See Full Story

Source: WDBJ7, 19-Feb-15

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Telephonics contracted for TruLink Communications System on KAI Surion Air Ambulance

Telephonics contracted for TruLink Communications System on KAI Surion Air Ambulance

Telephonics Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Griffon Corporation (NYSE:GFF), announced today that it has received a contract from Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) to integrate its TruLink® Wireless Inter communications system with the Republic of Korea’s KUH Surion Medevac helicopter. This contract marks the first time that TruLink, a full-duplex, wireless radio system, will be… Read more »

Source: Telephonics, 18-Feb-15

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Med-Trans Acquires MidAtlantic MedEvac

Med-Trans Acquires MidAtlantic MedEvac

Med-Trans Corp. is pleased to announce the recent acquisition of the MidAtlantic MedEvac air medical program headquartered in Philadelphia, PA. MidAtlantic MedEvac began in 1987 as a traditional hospital based program of Hahnemann Hospital, providing emergency care for scene transports as well as inter-hospital transports. The geographical coverage area for MidAtlantic MedEvac includes eastern Pennsylvania,… Read more »

Source: Med-Trans, 22-Jan-15

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Aeromedical research lab works to make MedEvac missions safer

Aeromedical research lab works to make MedEvac missions safer

Medical evacuation operations are very complex and dangerous for evacuation helicopters, crewmembers, and patients. MedEvac missions consist of retrieving the wounded from a dangerous environment and transporting them to medical triage or a medical treatment facility. In the event that a helicopter cannot land, MedEvac crewmembers are trained to send down a medic, who evaluates… Read more »

Source: US Army, 22-Dec-14

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Medevac helicopter now based in Rio Rio

Medevac helicopter now based in Rio Rio

Citing a new hospital under construction in southern Green Valley and population growth in the area, Air Methods of Colorado has stationed a medical evacuation helicopter in northeast Rio Rico. See Full Story

Source: Nogales International, 05-Nov-14

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MedEvac Foundation International Appoints New Board of Trustees Chairman

MedEvac Foundation International Appoints New Board of Trustees Chairman

During the recent Air Medical Transport Conference in Nashville, TN , the MedEvac Foundation International appointed David Thomson, MS, MD, MPA, FACEP, CMTE as Chair of the Board of Trustees. He was elected by the Board of his peers to lead the Foundation during a time of rapid growth. Dr. Thomson succeeds Kevin Hutton, MD,… Read more »

Source: AAMS, 05-Nov-14

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