Aeromed

October 21, 2008 - 11:53am

NTSB Administrative Law Judge William Pope II on Friday reversed an FAA emergency order of revocation issued in June that grounded Punta Gorda, Fla.-based aeromed transport company Air Trek. The FAA issued an emergency order indefinitely suspending Air Trek’s Part 135 certificate in May and two weeks later withdrew its suspension order and instead issued an emergency order of revocation.

July 7, 2008 - 6:41am

National Air Transportation Association (NATA) president James Coyne last month criticized the FAA for issuing another emergency suspension order for a Part 135 operator, this time grounding Punta Gorda, Fla.-based aeromed transport company Air Trek.

July 1, 2008 - 11:54am

The two aeromedical Bell 407s involved in a fatal midair over Flagstaff, Ariz., on Sunday afternoon were not equipped with traffic collision avoidance systems or cockpit voice or data recorders, an NTSB spokesman told AIN.

May 19, 2008 - 6:48am

Once asked his opinion of the almost 200-mi island stretching from the towers of Manhattan to the wet salt marshes and massive summer homes that are the playgrounds of the rich and famous, Mark Twain is said to have sighed and said, “Well, it certainly is a long island.” So long that following months of wrangling by Long Island aeromed and EMS agencies, local lawmakers have decided to permanently extend aeromedical rescue helicopter service to

May 9, 2008 - 6:58am

Ellsworth “Dutch” Kuhlman, the hospital executive who in 1972 founded the Flight for Life medical airlift program at Denver’s St. Anthony Hospital, died October 31 of respiratory failure. He was 84. Kuhlman began the program while he was president and executive director of St. Anthony. He envisioned a medical air evacuation program similar to military medical airlifts during the Vietnam War. St.

April 18, 2008 - 11:00am

The inexorable “bigger is better” economic logic of consolidation that has reshaped much of the fixed-wing side of aviation is now beginning to emerge in the rotary-wing world as well.

February 5, 2008 - 4:20am

Erlanger Medical Center’s Life Force aeromed rescue service has become the first in the U.S. to outfit its two Bell 412 helicopters with Honeywell’s Mk XXII enhanced ground proximity warning system (EGPWS). Life Force is a wide-reaching aeromed transport service based in Chattanooga, Tenn., and linking dozens of heath-care facilities throughout a four-state area in the Northeast.

February 5, 2008 - 4:20am

Erlanger Medical Center’s Life Force aeromed rescue service has become the first in the U.S. to outfit its two Bell 412 helicopters with Honeywell’s Mk XXII enhanced ground proximity warning system (EGPWS). Life Force is a wide-reaching aeromed transport service based in Chattanooga, Tenn., and linking dozens of heath-care facilities throughout a four-state area in the Northeast.

January 23, 2008 - 9:14am

Commercial aeromed helicopter operators are claiming that Maryland state officials are overstepping their authority in a bid to impose additional rules restricting emergency air-transport operations in that middle Atlantic state. Maryland’s statewide EMS system is run by its state police.

January 23, 2008 - 9:14am

Commercial aeromed helicopter operators are claiming that Maryland state officials are overstepping their authority in a bid to impose additional rules restricting emergency air-transport operations in that middle Atlantic state. Maryland’s statewide EMS system is run by its state police.

 
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