Leonardo to acquire 100% of Kopter Group AG

Leonardo has signed a contract with Lynwood (Schweiz) AG to acquire 100% of Kopter Group AG (Kopter). This move allows Leonardo to further strengthen its worldwide leadership and position in the rotorcraft sector; leveraging innovation, new capabilities and engineering skills which have been developed by the young, agile Swiss Company. Kopter’s SH09, a new single-engine … More Leonardo to acquire 100% of Kopter Group AG

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

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

Bell Announces Life Flight Network Signs Purchase Agreement for Eight Bell Helicopters

Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. company, announced today Life Flight Network has signed a purchase agreement for four Bell 429s and four Bell 407GXis to add to its existing Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) aircraft fleet. “The Bell 429 and Bell 407GXi deliver exceptional speed and readiness. These aircraft provide reliability for important missions. … More Bell Announces Life Flight Network Signs Purchase Agreement for Eight Bell Helicopters