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Three New Firehawk Helicopters for California, 10-Dec-19 : #firefighting United Rotorcraft, the Air Methods division for MRO and customization, delivered three new S-70i Black Hawk converted to Firehawk configuration to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) and the City of San Diego Fire-Rescue Department (SDFD)

ADS-B for LA County Firefighting Helicopters, 04-Nov-19 : #ADSB Ahead of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ADS-B mandated deadline of January 1, 2020, the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) awarded Becker Avionics contract to install BXT6500 series in their existing fleet of Bell 412 and Sikorsky Firehawk helicopters fleet

Florida Blue Signs Agreement for Air Ambulance, 25-Oct-19 : #FloridaBlue Air medical service provider Air Methods expanded its partnership with Blue Cross and Blue Shield to provide its Florida Blue plan members with air ambulance critical care flight at discounted in-network rates

Vanderbilt LifeFlight Celebrates 35th Anniversary, 23-Oct-19 : #Vanderbilt With a focus on safety and patient care, the Tennessee-based air medical service celebrates 35 years. Nowadays Vanderbilt LifeFlight operates nine EC145, EC135 and EC130 helicopters

ARCH Sparta Helicopter Now Carrying Blood and Plasma, 19-Oct-19 : #blood ARCH Air Medical base (ARCH 4) at Sparta, IL which is operated by an Air Methods’ Bell 407GX helicopter now carrying blood and plasma on its missions for patients with traumatic injuries that require transfusions

Black Hills Life Flight Moves to Rapid City, 16-Oct-19 : #RapidCity Black Hills Life Flight, part of Air Methods, relocated its Bell 407 ambulance helicopter to Rapid City in order to bring critical care to residents and provide lifesaving care in emergency situations

ARCH Effingham Helicopter Now Carrying Blood and Plasma, 08-Oct-19 : #blood ARCH Air Medical base (ARCH 3) at Effingham, IL which is operated by an Air Methods’ Bell 407 helicopter now carrying blood and plasma on its missions for patients with traumatic injuries that require transfusions

Chicago Lifestar Now Carrying Blood and Plasma, 05-Oct-19 : #Chicago Lifestar Chicago based in Joilet, Illinois and operated by Air Methods ambulance helicopter now carries blood and plasma on every needed mission truly serving as intensive care units in the air. Research shows prompt pre-hospital blood and plasma transfusion results in better patient outcomes

Lifenet of the Heartland’ Base 40th Anniversary, 13-Sep-19 : #LifeNet Ceremony to honor the anniversary of the base which has provided more than 10,000 life-saving transports in the region during the last four decades

AirLife North Carolina New Base at Lumberton Rescue Squad, 08-Aug-19 : #FirstResponders AirLife North Carolina, operated by Air Methods, opened its newest base at the Lumberton Rescue Squad in Lumberton to serve the surrounding community providing lifesaving care in emergency situations

Air Idaho Rescue New Base at Salmon, 04-Aug-19 : #ambulance Air Idaho Rescue, operated by Air Methods, opened a new air medical services base at the Airport in Salmon, Idaho to provided lifesaving care in emergency situations

AirLife Georgia 2 New Base in Habersham, 02-Aug-19 : #ambulance AirLife Georgia 2, part of Air Methods and flying an EC130, announced new base location at Habersham County Airport moving from Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC). Brings critical care in the air services to residents and provides lifesaving care in emergency situations

Helicopter Ambulance for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama, 13-Jun-19 : #HealthInsurance Medical air transport services from Air Methods are now available for members of Blue Cross and Blue Shield health insurance in Alabama

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