Geisinger Life Flight

Metro Aviation launches new Garmin GTN 650/750 Xi STC with Geisinger Life Flight

Metro Aviation launches new Garmin GTN 650/750 Xi STC with Geisinger Life Flight

6-Oct-2021Source: Metro Aviation

Geisinger Life Flight is flying high in Pennsylvania with a newly refurbished EC145, equipped with Metro Aviation’s newest STC for the Garmin GTN 650/750 Xi series, certified for SPIFR (Single Pilot Instrument Flight Rules) use in the EC145.  The Garmin 650/750 Xi allows pilots to visualize the entire flight plan, including holds and approaches, on... Read more

Geisinger Life Flight Implement WinAir Digital Signatures

Geisinger Life Flight Implement WinAir Digital Signatures

17-Jul-2019Source: WinAir

When emergency care is needed, every minute counts. WinAir is pleased to announce that Geisinger Life Flight has successfully implemented digital signatures for its aviation management software, WinAir Version 7, and is now live with this new feature. Digital signatures provide Geisinger with the ability to have mechanics and inspectors electronically sign off on maintenance... Read more

Geisinger Life Flight introduces new aircraft and landing zone

Geisinger Life Flight introduces new aircraft and landing zone

23-Jun-2014Source: Geisinger

Geisinger Health System recently introduced a new state-of-the-art, twin-engine American Eurocopter EC-145 to its existing fleet of Life Flight air ambulances. This is the fifth EC-145 helicopter in the Life Flight fleet, part of an ongoing commitment to provide the best quality critical care to residents in central and northeastern Pennsylvania. “For more than 33... Read more

12-Feb-14 Eurocopter EC145 Pittston, US-Pennsylvania

12-Feb-14 Eurocopter EC145 Pittston, US-Pennsylvania

12-Feb-2014

Emergency landing at airport with patient on board.  Second helicopter came to take patient on to destination.  Unstated technical issue, needed engineer.  Operator Geisinger has six EC145s and one BK117... Read more

Geisinger Life Flight to be honored as American Red Cross Everyday Hero

Geisinger Life Flight to be honored as American Red Cross Everyday Hero

15-Oct-2013Source: Geisinger Life Flight

On a crisp fall evening on a dark country road, two cars met head on, shattering the still silence and severely injuring the occupants of both vehicles. A passing motorist saw the pile of twisted metal and called 911. When paramedics reached the remote rural road, they knew if lives were to be saved their... Read more

Geisinger Health System acquires fifth EC145

Geisinger Health System acquires fifth EC145

6-Jan-2013Source: American Eurocopter

American Eurocopter announced today that Geisinger Health System, in Danville, Penn. has ordered a fifth EC145 for its Life Flight® program. The new helicopter acquisition is part of Geisinger’s fleet modernization and upgrade plan based on the proven and popular EC145 platform. Geisinger Life Flight is a long-time Eurocopter operator and in 1983 became the... Read more

Geisinger Life Flight plans open house

Geisinger Life Flight plans open house

11-Aug-2011Source: Geisinger

DANVILLE, Pa. – Geisinger’s Life Flight® 2 will open its doors to the public from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21, at its 2703 Fox Hill Road, State College base. This open house is in recognition of Life Flight’s 30 years of service. Visitors will have the opportunity to meet the Life Flight staff,... Read more

Geisinger’s Life Flight program marks 30 years

Geisinger’s Life Flight program marks 30 years

20-Jul-2011Source: Citizen's Voice

Geisinger’s Life Flight program is celebrating two milestones this month – the 30th anniversary of the program’s inception and 10 years of having one of its helicopters based at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport in Avoca (full story)... Read more

Geisinger Medical Center take delivery of fourth EC145

Geisinger Medical Center take delivery of fourth EC145

10-May-2011Source: American Eurocopter

During an event at the company’s Delivery Center in Grand Prairie, American Eurocopter celebrated the delivery of the fourth EC145 to Geisinger Medical Center’s Life Flight® program. The aircraft is part of an ongoing fleet replacement initiative as the Life Flight program continues to standardize its fleet on the proven and popular EC145 platform. “Geisinger... Read more

Geisinger Life Flight pilot recognized for rescue mission

Geisinger Life Flight pilot recognized for rescue mission

7-Apr-2011Source: Geisinger Health System

Capt. Curt Haldeman of Geisinger Health System’s Life Flight® program received international accolades for leading a rescue mission following the crash of an aircraft in early January. The Community Service Award was presented at the first annual Night Vision Awards during the 2011 Heli-Expo in Orlando, Fla., sponsored by Aviation Specialties Unlimited, the sole authorized... Read more

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