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January 22, 2019

Colorado Legislators Re-Introduce Safe Helicopters Now Act

Inspired by the fatal crash of a helicopter air ambulance in 2015 in Colorado, two…

January 14, 2019

Helicopter Pilot Suggestions Sought to Improve IFR

The National EMS Pilots Association (NEMSPA) and U.S. Helicopter Safety Team (USHST) are ...

December 18, 2018

A109S Air Medical Helicopter Crashes in Portugal, 4 Killed

A Leonardo A109S air medical helicopter crashed on Dec. 16 in adverse weather in a…

November 26, 2018

LA County May Examine Increase in Fleet of Firefighting Helos

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Nov. 27 may consider a motion by…

November 20, 2018

Air Ambulance Leads US Rankings of Safest Helicopter Mission Sets

Industry analysts said that helicopter safety is a complex area and cannot be reduced simply…

May 25, 2018

Florida County Approves Replacing Out-Of-Service EMS Helicopter

Commissioners in Collier County, Fla., approved up to $10 million for the purchase of a…

May 22, 2018

Hospital Chief: No Single-Engine Helicopters for EMS

A chief flight physician of University of Wisconsin Health Med Flight ...

December 18, 2017

Vuichard Wins HAI Award for Safety for Vortex Ring State Recovery Method

Helicopter Association International (HAI) describes the Vuichard Recovery as “a technique that trains helicopter pilots…

December 08, 2017

From the Ray Prouty Archives: Emergency Maneuvering

John Q. Pilot is scooting along in his helicopter doing contour flying at high speed.…

November 21, 2017

Data at Your Fingertips

Come April 23, 2018, helicopter air ambulance operators must comply with an FAA aviation rule…