Increased Demand for Wiltshire Air Ambulance in 2019

The UK based, Wiltshire Air Ambulance, undertook 1,233 missions in 2019 – an increase of 12% on the previous year. It was also the most number of missions carried out in a year since the charity became a stand-alone air ambulance in 2015. Of the 1,233 missions last year, 920 were in the Rapid Response … More Increased Demand for Wiltshire Air Ambulance in 2019

Elbit Systems Successfully Demonstrates High-Altitude High-Precision Aerial Firefighting Solution

Using a computed launch of liquid pellets from high altitude, the HyDropTM system lifts the long-standing restriction on nighttime aerial firefighting Elbit Systems completed a successful field demonstration of its patented Hydrop system, an innovative solution enabling high-altitude high-precision aerial firefighting. The field demonstration took place recently as part of an exercise led by the … More Elbit Systems Successfully Demonstrates High-Altitude High-Precision Aerial Firefighting Solution

ICATT, India’s first air-ambulance service conducts a real-time HEMS drill at Jakkur Aerodrome

ICATT, India’s pioneer in specialised patient transfer solution and air ambulance service conducted a first-of-its-kind, Live HEMS (Helicopter Emergency Medical Service) drill recently at Jakkur Aerodrome, Yelahanka. Deputy Chief Minister of Karnataka, C N Ashwathanarayan inaugurated the event amidst a live drill – the drill involved an aero-medical rapid response by the ICATT’s HEMS team … More ICATT, India’s first air-ambulance service conducts a real-time HEMS drill at Jakkur Aerodrome

2019 Mission Statistics of the DRF Group Rapid Assistance For Over 40,000 Patients

In a total of 40,738 missions, the crews of the 35 HEMS bases in Germany, Austria and Liechtenstein as well as the ambulance flight operations were alerted to provide immediate, highly professional medical assistance to seriously ill or injured people. After all: when a life is at stake, every minute counts. With 40,738 missions in … More 2019 Mission Statistics of the DRF Group Rapid Assistance For Over 40,000 Patients

Joint Trade Fair Appearance of Lufthansa Aviation Training (LAT) and DRF Luftrettung

Lufthansa Aviation Training (LAT) and the Academy of the HEMS operator DRF Luftrettung will present their new pilot training and further training program at the HAI Heli-Expo from January 28 to 30, 2020 in Anaheim, California. From August 2020, a state-of-the-art full flight simulator level D will be available at Lufthansa Aviation Training’s training centre … More Joint Trade Fair Appearance of Lufthansa Aviation Training (LAT) and DRF Luftrettung