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Air Ambulance Safety

Medical Flight Narrowly Avoids a Drone Crash

The day started normally for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance – a UK-based charitable organization. They had been aiding the making of a drone-awareness movie....

Fatigued Pilot and a Scary Air Ambulance Ride

In an air ambulance, if there’s one person that the patients and the crew trust their lives with, it’s the pilot. However, in an...

Drones and Air Ambulances

Drones are a double-edged sword. On one end, they are considered to be the next big thing in offering emergency medical transport, even being...

Going on a Cruise? Get Air Ambulance Coverage

It’s almost funny that one would have to think about air ambulance coverage when travelling on the sea, but come to think of it,...

When an Airambulance Met a Fighter Jet in a Collision Course

When the AW169 airambulance was travelling at about 1100 feet above the sea level about 7 miles to the east of Sevenoaks in Kent,...

Laser Strikes on Air Ambulances is a Serious Offence

What might seem like an innocent prank can cost lives. Laser lights have a really long range and can momentarily blind a medical flight...

Longest Serving Medical Air Transportation of Australia Retires

It was 1981 when Maureen Roberts began her service as part of a medical air transportation team in Australia. Now, at the ripe age...

GNAAS Medical Flight Helicopter Targeted by Laser Strike

The Great North Air Ambulance crew has been put at risk after being targeted by laser strikes while they were returning to base after...

Air Ambulances, Pesky Drones and Eagles

Well, you must be wondering what the relationship is between air ambulances, drones and eagles. Going by the new Dutch experiment, they have a...

European Medical Flights Can Now be Certified by CAMTS

Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) has spread its wings into Europe where it will be known as CAMTS EU. The organization...

Medical Air Services and Satellite Weather Simulation

The new safety regulations that were put into place by the FAA have made it mandatory to install weather monitoring equipment onboard. For large...

Laser Pointer Threatens Medical Flight Again

In an incident that’s not a first, a medical flight in Lincolnshire, United Kingdom, was in for an unpleasant surprise last Sunday when a...

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