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

Minister Publishes Review of the UK Search and Rescue Helicopter Service

Nusrat Ghani MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport has published the independent review of the UK Search and Rescue Helicopter Service. “I am delighted to publish this independently produced post-implementation review of the UK search and rescue helicopter service. The service has been in place since 2015 and in that time, has been responsible … More Minister Publishes Review of the UK Search and Rescue Helicopter Service

FEC Heliports Provide Lighting Solutions for Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance

FEC Heliports Worldwide Limited have worked with Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance, and Henstridge Airfield Limited to provide their new ICAO (The International Civil Aviation Organization) compliant lighting. This lighting solution has enabled full night and low visibility operations to go ahead, 24/7  and includes; HEMS-Station®, HEMS-Star® & PAD-Star® HEMS-Station Secure Storage & Charging Cabinet … More FEC Heliports Provide Lighting Solutions for Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance

£10 Million Awarded to 9 Air Ambulance Charities in England

Nine air ambulance charities across England will receive a share of £10 million funding. The 9 charities that will receive funding are: East Anglian Air Ambulance Cornwall Air Ambulance Trust London’s Air Ambulance Essex and Herts Air Ambulance Trust Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance Charitable Trust Great Western Air Ambulance Charity Devon Air Ambulance Trust … More £10 Million Awarded to 9 Air Ambulance Charities in England

Emergency Helicopter Aims to Get Critically Ill Channel Islanders to UK Hospitals Within An Hour

A new charity is hoping to run an emergency helicopter to get critically ill islanders directly to UK hospitals within an hour. Air Rescue Channel Islands was set up by Andrew Scott-Miller, a coastguard with extensive experience in the charity sector, and Mark Birrell, a full-time firefighter with previous helicopter winch experience. Despite both Jersey … More Emergency Helicopter Aims to Get Critically Ill Channel Islanders to UK Hospitals Within An Hour