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    News about Canadian Ambulance Services

    Night-Vision Goggles for BC North Shore Rescue, 16-Dec-20 : #NVG British Columbia’ North Shore Rescue will start using helicopter night-vision goggles (NVG) to help with aerial searches and transportation in low-light or night-time operations

    STARS Ambulance by Airbus Helicopters, 14-Dec-20 : #STARS STARS Ambulance was founded in 1985 by two physicians whose personal experience showed them the advantages that aerial transport brought in saving patients’ lives. Nowadays they serves 3 provinces in western Canada with 14 helicopters

    First Canadian IFR EC145e to Airmedic, 07-Nov-20 : #Canada Genesys Aerosystems and Metro Aviation received Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA) approval for the the IDU-450 and IFR HeliSAS avionics suite on the Airbus EC145e

    STARS Ambulance Expands in Manitoba, 21-Sep-20 : #Manitoba STARS in partnership with Shared Health will assume expanded responsibility for adult air ambulance services within Canadian Manitoba province.

    AW139 Against COVID-19 in Canada, 29-May-20 : #coronavirus Canadian Air ambulance AW139 operators Ornge (11) and STARS (3) have continue conducting life-saving missions throughout the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

    Ornge Expanding Services due to Coronavirus, 01-Apr-20 : #coronavirus Canadian Ontario province air ambulance service, Ornge, in a temporary expansion of its Critical Care Land Ambulance program (CCLA) in Hamilton due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

    STARS Gets Donation for New Helicopter, 10-Feb-20 : #Edmonton Canadian air ambulance STARS received $1M donation from Capital Power to upgrade their helicopter at the Edmonton International Airport base in Alberta to a new Airbus H145/EC145T2 which cost CAD $13M each

    EC145e Closer to Canadian IFR Certification, 28-Jan-20 : Heli-Expo 2020 Metro Aviation, Genesys AeroSystems and S-TEC closer to get the Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) approval for the EC145e from Transport Canada. FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) get in February 2019

    Building the Metro Aviation EC145e, 25-Jan-20 : Heli-Expo 2020 Metro Aviation presents a inside look of the Airmedic’ EC145e ambulance helicopter completion process at its Shreveport, Louisiana facility

    STARS Air Ambulance with HCare Support, 17-Nov-19 : #CustomerSupport Canadian non-profit air ambulance STARS signed 10-year HCare contract with Airbus for spare parts and repairable items of the new EC145T2 / H145 fleet

    Metro Aviation EC145e at AMTC 2019, 04-Nov-19 : AMTC 2019 Metro Aviation will celebrate many milestones and display the GundersenAIR and Airmedic EC145e customized helicopters at the Air Medical Transport Conference AMTC 2019, November 4-6, Atlanta GWCC, Georgia.

    Shared Health to Operate Manitoba Lifeflight, 25-Oct-19 : #Manitoba Canadian Manitoba province’s Lifeflight critical care air ambulance service has transitioned to Shared Health. Move Allows for Creation of Fully Integrated Emergency Response Service: Friesen

    Tofino General Hospital New Heliport, 07-Oct-19 : #Tofino The Tofino General Hospital in British Columbia, Canada has again a heliport after an eight year wait. Operated by BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS) air ambulance S-76 helicopters was closed in 2011 after the National Civil Aviation regulatory agency, Transport Canada, issued an order for improvements. The new landing pad cost $845,000

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