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PAC International upgrades Bell 407 for Haiti Air Ambulance

PAC International upgrades Bell 407 for Haiti Air Ambulance

PAC International has recently completed and delivered an upgraded Bell 407 to Haiti Air Ambulance, a leading provider of emergency medical helicopter services in Haiti. Modifications provided by PAC include: ·      Spectrum Aeromed patient stretcher and base assembly with Lifeport pilot barrier and medical floor ·      Propaq, Revel Vent, and Bodyguard 121 IV pump mounts,… Read more »

Source: Metro Aviation, 15-Oct-20

Air Methods to fly two Bell 407s for Haiti Air Ambulance

Air Methods to fly two Bell 407s for Haiti Air Ambulance

Air Methods Corporation, the global leader in air medical transportation, announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Haiti Air Ambulance Service, Inc. (“Haiti Air Ambulance”), a New York not-for-profit corporation, to provide air medical transportation services to the Republic of Haiti.  Under the agreement, which is similar to a traditional hospital services contract, Air… Read more »

Source: Air Methods, 03-Jan-14

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Haiti Air Ambulance launched – will fly Bell 407s

Haiti Air Ambulance launched – will fly Bell 407s

It was the crack of dawn on day 2 of the Air Medical Transport Conference in Virginia Beach, VA.  A group of movers and shakers in the helicopter EMS industry gathered for a breakfast seminar introducing Haiti Air Ambulance, a new air medical service for the nation of Haiti. Attendees viewed a brief video on… Read more »

Source: Haiti Air Ambulance, 29-Oct-13

13-Nov-11 Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Landed in a field of crops because unexpected fog rolled in – Prime Minister of Haiti on board

13-Nov-11

Louisiana National Guard first to fly Lakota in overseas mission

Louisiana National Guard first to fly Lakota in overseas mission

Aviators from the Louisiana National Guard led the first overseas humanitarian training relief mission involving the Army’s newly fielded UH-72A Lakota helicopters during Task Force Bon Voizen – New Horizons Haiti 2011 from April through June. The new aircraft performed medical evacuations, helped to move critical supplies and transported troops and civilians around the task… Read more »

Source: Louisiana National Guard, 07-Aug-11

Florida helicopter unit returns from Haiti mission

Florida helicopter unit returns from Haiti mission

Soldiers from Florida’s B Company, 2nd Battalion, 151st Aviation (Security and Support) returned to Cecil Field in Jacksonville recently after a 30-day rotation in Haiti in support of “Operation New Horizons 2011.” Six crewmembers from the unit deployed with two UH-72A Lakota helicopters to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, in late April, and were joined by an additional… Read more »

Source: EADS North America, 09-Jun-11

Canadian 412s sent to Haiti had mechanical problems, lack of parts

Canadian 412s sent to Haiti had mechanical problems, lack of parts

Situation reports covering the two-month mission show that at times, up to three of the six Griffons were unserviceable because of breakdowns, a lack of parts and inspections.    Another military post-operation report said the Griffons’ supply and movements system “for deployed operations is broken and needs to be fixed.”

24-May-11

16-Apr-10 (Serial TBA) Bell 212 Fond Verrettes, Haiti (4F)

16-Apr-10

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Eurocopter aircraft, services provide relief as Haiti recovery continues

Eurocopter aircraft, services provide relief as Haiti recovery continues

Employees donate to deploy mobile field hospital The U.S. Army, Coast Guard and Air Force are employing helicopters, fixed-wing aircraft and services provided by EADS companies for humanitarian operations in Haiti – assisting the multinational efforts that have followed the Jan. 12 earthquake there. “We continue to be moved by the perseverance of the Haitian… Read more »

Source: EADS North America, 05-Feb-10

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Osprey completes first humanitarian mission in Haiti

Osprey completes first humanitarian mission in Haiti

The MV-22 Osprey, the Marines’ unique tiltrotor aircraft, completed its first humanitarian mission in Haiti on Sunday, according to Marines from Camp Lejeune’s 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit.

Source: ENC Today, 27-Jan-10

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Jacksonville medics in Haiti plead for helicopters

Jacksonville medics in Haiti plead for helicopters

The Jacksonville woman coordinating the efforts of a team of doctors and nurses in Haiti sent out an urgent plea Monday: Need helicopters.

Source: Jacksonville.com, 20-Jan-10

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Haiti – Canada has two Bell 412s on scene, two more helicopters to follow

Haiti – Canada has two Bell 412s on scene, two more helicopters to follow

It will also carry two CH-146 Griffon helicopters, part of batch of at least four helicopters being sent to help transport needed items through a country in rubble: another Griffon is to leave later Thursday on a cargo plane, and a Sea King will sail with the navy ships

Source: Globe and Mail, 15-Jan-10

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Haiti – 22nd MEU heads out with UH-1 and CH-53 helicopters

Haiti – 22nd MEU heads out with UH-1 and CH-53 helicopters

In addition to three Navy ships, the MEU will deploy with CH-53E Super Stallion and UH-1 Huey helicopters, as well as 7-ton trucks, forklifts and other earth-moving equipment, supplies and water purification instruments.

Source: JD News, 15-Jan-10

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Haiti – Vostok Airline already in-country with two UN contracted Mi-8s

Haiti – Vostok Airline already in-country with two UN contracted Mi-8s

The crews of two Mi-8 helicopters belonging to the Khabarovsk-based airline “Vostok” are evacuating Haitians hurt in the devastating earthquake; they are also bringing medical supplies, the company’s directorate told Itar-Tass on Thursday.

Source: http://www.itar-tass.com/eng/level2.html?NewsID=14719416&PageNum=0, 15-Jan-10

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Haiti – Erickson Air-Crane on standby

Haiti – Erickson Air-Crane on standby

The Central Point based Erickson Air-Crane helicopter company is on standby to assist in relief efforts in Haiti.

Source: http://kdrv.com/page/158956, 15-Jan-10

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Haiti – Aero Ambulancia Is Providing Assistance to Haiti Earthquake Victims

Haiti – Aero Ambulancia Is Providing Assistance to Haiti Earthquake Victims

Aero Ambulancia, an international member of the Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS), reports it has mobilized its fleet of four fully medically staffed and equipped helicopters to provide disaster-relief assistance to the people of Haiti following the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that struck the island last night. Aero Ambulancia, the only company in the Dominican… Read more »

Source: AAMS, 15-Jan-10

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