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LifeFlight Maine Celebrates 20th Anniversary

LifeFlight Maine Celebrates 20th Anniversary

LifeFlight is celebrating 20 years of service in Maine this year. They have had over 25,000 patients since opening in 1998. To celebrate this milestone, they will be holding a service on October 8 where they will hold a series of dedication ceremonies. They are welcoming the public to join them in touring their three… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 01-Oct-18

New Helipad for Blue Hill Memorial Hospital

New Helipad for Blue Hill Memorial Hospital

Blue Hill Memorial Hospital in Maine has recently opened their new helipad. This is now the 32nd helipad LifeFlight can use. As reported by WABI TV, the new helipad can cut a half an hour wait down to 14 minutes for patients. LifeFlight sees the new helipad as an achievement of their goal for a… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 06-Oct-16

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LifeFlight of Maine orders three AW109SP GrandNew helicopters

Leonardo-Finmeccanica announced today the sale of three GrandNew helicopters in EMS configuration to long-time US customer, LifeFlight of Maine. The new helicopters will transition into a mixed fleet of aircraft to deliver advanced in-flight patient care and transport to critically injured patients across the state of Maine. Equipped with a modern, comprehensive EMS interiorfeaturing a… Read more »

Source: Leonardo, 12-Jul-16

Maine – Helipad approved for Blue Hill Memorial Hospital

Maine – Helipad approved for Blue Hill Memorial Hospital

The Planning Board Monday approved a joint project of Blue Hill Memorial Hospital and LifeFlight of Maine to create a helicopter pad in the hospital parking lot behind Liros Gallery. See Full Story

Source: The Ellsworth American, 16-Nov-15

LifeFlight of Maine moves into new hangar facility

LifeFlight of Maine moves into new hangar facility

LifeFlight of Maine is known for providing critical care transport to all who need its resources.See Full Story

Source: WCSH6, 19-Oct-15

Linda Bean pledges $3M for third LifeFlight helicopter

Linda Bean pledges $3M for third LifeFlight helicopter

Linda Bean’s Maine Lobster has pledged $3 million to LifeFlight’s campaign for a third helicopter, half of the total needed for the aircraft. See Full Story

Source: Midcoast, 24-Nov-14

30-May-14 N650MH Bell OH-58 Whitefield, US-Maine

Helicopter came down into woods one mile from home base.  Helicopter remained upright with heavy landin

30-May-14

LifeFlight of Maine orders four more Belfort Automated Weather Observation Systems

LifeFlight of Maine orders four more Belfort Automated Weather Observation Systems

Belfort Instrument Company, one of the country’s oldest meteorological sensor and meteorological system manufacturers, has received an order from LifeFlight of Maine for four additional Belfort AWOS AV units. This order was announced at the 2014 Heli-Expo in Anaheim, California today. “When these four additional Belfort AWOS units are installed, Maine will have a network of… Read more »

Source: Belfort, 05-Mar-14

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17-Jan-14 N578AE Eurocopter AS350B3 Houlton, US-Maine

Emergency landing followed by uncontained engine failure and fire.  2 POB safely exited helicopter

17-Jan-14

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03-Jul-13 N888ZW Schweizer S300C Burnham, US-Maine

Two seater helicopter crashed  in a heavily wooded area on a bear hunt.  Both occupants injured – 58-year old pilotEd Friedman, passenger named here as Lisa Bates, 27

03-Jul-13

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16-Apr-13 N911CH Eurocopter BK117B1 Cumberland, US-Maine

Emergency field landing, no apprarent damage

16-Apr-13

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LifeFlight Medical Director, Dr. Norm Dinerman, receives award

LifeFlight Medical Director, Dr. Norm Dinerman, receives award

LifeFlight Medical Director, Dr. Norm Dinerman, was awarded the Air Medical Physician Association’s Medical Director of the Year at the annual membership meeting in Seattle in October. This award recognizes a physician who has made outstanding contributions to his or her air medical program. The recipient of the award provides guidance and supervision for the… Read more »

Source: LifeFlight of Maine, 12-Nov-12

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17-Sep-12 N901EM AgustaWestland AW109E US-Maine

Landed dangerously close to previously-identified hazard during brown-out landing at night.  Pilot elected to wait for daylight to depart and patient went to medical facility by ground ambulance

17-Sep-12

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Tanis announces preheat system for LifeFlight of Maine fleet

Tanis announces preheat system for LifeFlight of Maine fleet

Tanis Aircraft Products announces the successful operation of its aircraft preheat system in a fleet of Augusta helicopters operated by LifeFlight of Maine. LifeFlight of Maine highlights the functionality and features of Tanis’ helicopter preheat systems. Tanis preheat technology allows an operator to preheat critical driveline components and fluid reservoirs prior to flight. Tanis preheat… Read more »

Source: Tanis Aircraft Products, 26-Jan-12

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AAMS congratulates 2011 Program Director of the Year

AAMS congratulates 2011 Program Director of the Year

Alexandria, VA. – The Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS) is proud to announce its 2011 Program Director of the year, Thomas P. Judge, CCT-P, Executive Director, LifeFlight of Maine. The Program Director of the Year Award, sponsored by Bell Helicopter, recognizes Mr. Tom Judge for his superior level of knowledge and management prowess, quality… Read more »

Source: AAMS, 08-Nov-11

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Maine Forest Service tests Helitack program in Old Town drill

Maine Forest Service tests Helitack program in Old Town drill

Profile of Maine Forest Service, covering a fire drill observed by the news media which involved a Bell 407

Source: Bangor Daily News, 04-May-11

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05-Mar-11 N901CM AgustaWestland AW109E Bangor, US-Maine

Engine inlet covers had not been removed prior to flight. Uneventful run-on landing made

05-Mar-11

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LifeFlight of Maine renews contract with EraMed

LifeFlight of Maine renews contract with EraMed

EraMED LLC and LifeFlight of Maine announced today the renewal of their contract naming EraMED as LifeFlight of Maine’s provider of aviation management services. The two companies have worked together providing air emergency medical services since July 1998. LifeFlight of Maine owns two Agusta 109E helicopters; one based at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston,… Read more »

Source: EraMED, 10-Apr-10

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08-Oct-09 N1835E Schweizer 269CBi Lewiston, US-Maine

08-Oct-09

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New Helipad Unveiled In Millinocket, Maine

The Millinocket Regional Hospital unveiled their new helipad on Monday, much to the delight of hospital staff looking on

Source: WABI, 18-Aug-09

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1-Aug-09 M-BOAT Eurocopter EC130 Bangor, US-Maine

1-Aug-09 M-BOAT Eurocopter EC130 Bangor, US-Maine

01-Aug-09

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Waldo County Hospital Gets Helipad

Source: WCSH, 12-Jul-09

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Helipad being built at Penobscot Valley Hospital in Lincoln

Source: WABI, 16-Jun-09

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Millinocket, Lincoln hospitals get funding for helipad development

Source: Bangor Daily News, 07-May-09

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Waldo County General Hospital puts forward helipad proposal to planning board

Source: Bangor Daily News, 02-May-09

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Maine’s York Hospital opens new helipad

Source: Fosters Daily Democrat, 31-Mar-09

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Helipad plan approved for Parkview Adventist Medical Cente

Source: Times Record, 14-Mar-09

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