Aviation Medical, Rescue, and Firefighting

Air Ambulance Services

  • Aero Ambulance International  International air ambulance, charter air, medical escorts and medical stretchers.
  • AeroCare  Specializes in domestic and international air ambulance and emergency medical transport services.
  • Aero Med Express, Inc.  A 24 hr. Jet Air Ambulance Service serving hospitals, corporations, and individuals throughout North America, South America, and the Caribbean.  Based in Rogers, Arkansas.
  • Air Ambulance1  Providing U.S. and international air ambulance services at affordable rates.
  • Air Ambulance Lifesavers  Vibha LIfesavers, an affiliate of The Family Hospital, Mumbai, India.  They provide 24 hours a day, 7 days a week services of a highly trained group of qualifed doctors and paramedics for emergency transfer of patients by commercial airline, chartered planes, or helicopters throughout the world.  Lifesavers services extend from medical escorts to commercial airline stretcher services to evacuation of critically ill patients on ventilators by chartered flights to any destination in India and abroad.
  • Air Ambulance Ratings  Search, rate, and review international air ambulance and medical flight companies.
  • Air Ambulance Service  A large and experienced provider of medical transportation services.  Offering global transport for both emergency and non-emergency patients.
  • Air Ambulance Service Companies  Air ambulance service companies offer aircraft equipped for air transport of patients, are an integral growing medical service as people around the globe either return for at-home health care or are out seeking the best possible health care locations for their ailments.  This site provides information about this industry, company contact info, history, industry analysis, books, links, and other resources.
  • Air Ambulance Specialists, Inc.  AASI offers world wide private fixed wing air ambulance transports, commercial stretcher services, and medical escort services.
  • Air Ambulance Worldwide  An air ambulance resource and information blog.
  • Air Ambulance Worldwide, Inc.  Specializing in national and international air ambulance, air medical transport and emergency air lift services to get you or your loved ones the medical care they need.
  • AirCARE1 International, Inc.  Worldwide air ambulance services for your family, your patients, or your insured clients.  The site has helpful resource information.
  • Air Charter International  Medical escorts, commercial and chartered medical transport.  Vibha Lifesavers is based in Mumbai, India and provides air ambulance transportation: medical escorts, commercial airline stretcher transfers, and air medical chartered flights on fixed wing aircrafts and helicopters for planned and emergency patient evacuation worldwide.
  • Air Critical Care  Full service worldwide air ambulance services, air medical services, and medical escorts.
  • AirMD Air Ambulance  Arranges 24 hour non-emergency medical transportation services throughout the world.
  • Air Med  Air Taxi, air charter, air cargo, air ambulance and aerial photography based in Oxford UK.
  • Air Methods Corporation  An airborne healthcare company, providing emergency transportation and medical services using both a hospital-based (Air Medical Services Division) and a community-based (Mercy Air subsidiary) model of service throughout the United States.  The Company also provides air medical and aerospace products and services to commercial and military customers throughout the world.
  • Air One Ambulance  An international air ambulance service for Mexico, US, Canada, Cuba, and the Caribbean offering 24-hours bedside-to-bedside ambulance services to hospitals, insurance companies, healthcare institutions, embassies and persons.
  • American Air Ambulance  Fully accredited to provide worldwide emergency air ambulance transportation service and medical escort assistance to patients in need by medical transport planes or helicopters.
  • American Jet Air Ambulance  A full service air ambulance provider, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, around the globe.
  • Angel MedFlight Worldwide Air Ambulance Services  An Arizona-based air ambulance company providing domestic and international patient transport services.  Angel MedFlights primary function is to provide air medical transport for patients with a critical injury or illness.
  • East Anglian Air Ambulance  Details about the charity, the staff, the crew, missions flown, online donations, events, how you can help, lottery membership and results, sponsorship news, recycling, merchandise, job vacancies etc.  Serving the people of Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, and Suffolk.
  • European Air Ambulance  EAA is a service provider that coordinates six dedicated Learjet 35A ambulance aircraft, and "performs 24/7 worldwide patient repatriation and evacuation with state-of-the-art medical equipment and experienced medical crew."
  • Global Life Flight  A worldwide air ambulance service with several bases of operation in North America and throughout the Caribbean.  Their medical services include ground ambulances, medical escort, bedside to bedside.
  • Globalsos.org  Provides responsive, efficient, and cost effective delivery of remote medical assistance and emergency response products and services to the aviation and maritime market.
  • Goldfinch Aviation Medical care  Patient transportation by air ambulance and commercial flights.  Provision of medical escorts.  Passenger screening for National Airlines.  Operating in the UK since 1999.
  • HEMS London (Helicoter Emergency Medical Service)  This service operates from the roof of a major London hospital, and provides a first response to medical incidents within the capital.  The helicopter flies with 2 pilots, a paramedic, and a Trauma Doctor.
  • IAS Medical Limited  A European operator and broker of passenger and patient charter services to health institutions, governments, insurance companies, and individuals around the world.
  • Kent Air Ambulance  An air ambulance service for the people of Kent - in South East England and surrounding areas.  A charity funded entirely by donations.
  • LifeCare Air Ambulance 24 Hrs.  Provides air ambulance service to patients in need of transport within North, Central, South America and the Caribbean.
  • Lifeline Air Ambulance, Inc.  Provides worldwide emergency and routine air ambulance services.
  • London's Air Ambulance  Emergency intensive medical care.  See also their blog.
  • Medical Flight Services  Provides worldwide and U.S. air ambulance services, with a focus on bedside-to-bedside care for patients with critical injuries or illnesses.
  • Mercy Jets Worldwide Air Ambulance  Providing comprehensive air ambulance services for both emergent and non-emergent transportation, bedside-to-bedside with proper medical treatment while transporting you in a safe, quick, and comfortable fashion.
  • Reach Air Medical Services  Provides helicopter and airplane patient transportation for critically ill or injured patients. REACH has bases in Concord, Imperial, Lakeport, Marysville, Redding, Sacramento, Santa Rosa, Stockton, Thermal, and Upland, California, as well as Corvallis, Oregon and San Antonio and Houston, Texas.  Headquartered in Santa Rosa, California.
  • REVA  Medical transportation service 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, anywhere in the world.
  • RMSI MEDEVAC  Bringing medical solutions to hostile or remote environments and offering VIP style air evacuation throughout the Middle East, Central Asia, and Northern Africa.
  • Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia  The site of the iconic RFDS of Australia, the worlds' first formal aeromedical service.  Information about their services, contact details, landing strip requirements, advice for safe outback travel, and more.
  • STAT MedEvac  Ready at the call with worldwide fixed wing medical transport service.  The medical transport is staffed with medical professionals - either certified paramedics, registered nurses, or physicians.  They conduct basic life support, advanced life support, and critical care transport to better serve the patient.
  • Trinity Air Ambulance International  Provides 24/7 emergency medical transportation worldwide by fixed wing air ambulance.  Dedicated medical teams are experienced in critical care for all types of transports: newborns, pediatrics, cardiac, trauma, etc.  Also, medical escorts for commercial travel and stretcher flights.
  • US Air Ambulance  Provides air and ground medical transport to families and facility case workers around the world.  Their aero-medically trained staff provides medical monitoring, as well as medication, bedside-to-bedside service, and comprehensive reporting.
  • Vibha Care  An air ambulance service based in India and providing medical transport: escorts, commercial airline transfers, and air medical charters worldwide.  They cover South Asia and the Middle East with a team of doctors and paramedics.
  • Volunteer Pilots Association  An all volunteer pilot organization arranging for free air transportation for people needing medical treatment via private aircraft and for the recovery of donor organs for lifesaving transplants.
  • Yorkshire Air Ambulance Service Charity  The first dedicated air ambulance to operate in Yorkshire.  Offers a service to both rural and urban communities across the whole of Yorkshire.  Funded by donations.

Aero Medical

  • Aero Medical Products  A manufacturer of dedicated and quick change medical interiors for all makes of fixed wing aircraft since 1979.
  • Aeromedical Training Institute Aviation physiology training organization.
  • Aircrew Health  Health and safety information, health news, education, research, and many other topics.  This site focuses on the needs and interests of the aviation community, and especially those who fly for a living.
  • Angel Flight, Inc.  A non-profit organization of pilots and other volunteers dedicated to serving the community by arranging free private air transportation for medical patients who cannot afford to utilize normal, commercial transportation.  Angel Flight also provides services to blood, organ and tissue banks.
  • Angel Flight Australia  A charity that co-ordinates non-emergency flights to help country people trying to deal with the triple trouble of bad health, poor finances and daunting distance. All flights are free and may involve patients travelling to medical facilities anywhere in Australia.
  • Angel Flight East  This organization provides free air transportation for medically needy people.
  • Angel Flight South Central  Helping people in need of free air transportation for medical and humanitarian purposes.  Serving Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Arkansas, and New Mexico.
  • Angel Flight Southeast  A non-profit volunteer pilot organization involved in "public benefit flying."
  • Angel Flight West  Arranges free air transportation in response to health care and other compelling human needs.
  • Alec Buck's EMS Helicopters EMS helicopter photos, clip art, links, guestbook.
  • Environmental Tectonics Corporation Aircrew Training Systems division provides products and services for aeromedical training and research.
  • FAA Office of Aerospace Medicine - Civil Aerospace Medical Institute .
  • Flight Nursing.Com  A site that provides information for air medical professionals, a mailing list, and a forum to share pictures, stories, quotes, and jokes.
  • Flight Web  Providing timely news, information, and resources to Air Medical Professionals around the world.
  • LifePort  Medical patient transport systems for a variety of aircraft.
  • Life Support International  A supplier of safety, survival gear and accessories for the aviation (and other) industry.
  • Los Medicos Voladores (Flying Doctors) The Los Medicos Voladores was founded in 1974 to provide health services and education to the people of Northern Mexico.  LMV's primary purpose is to send medical teams on 4-day trips to Mexico each month.  Local chapter information, trip info, meeting directions, membership, related links, donations.
  • MedAire  Provides integrated medical services and related equipment to the aviation and other industries.  Offerings include global emergency telemedicine, training and train-the-trainer programs, medical kits, defibrillation solutions and more.  Clients include commercial airlines, corporate flight departments, governments, and maritime operators.
  • My Flight Surgeon  A Flight Surgeon in Phoenix, Arizona who practices only aviation medicine. Offering pilot focused, medical care encompassing FAA Medical Certification, disease prevention, aviation related health-care advice, and assistance with certification problems.  On-line scheduling is available.
  • Naval Aerospace Medical Research Laboratory  Located at Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Florida with a mission to conduct research and development in aviation medicine and allied sciences to enhance the health, safety, and readiness of Navy and Marine Corps personnel.
  • Patient AirLift Services  A network of volunteer pilots providing free air transportation to individuals requiring medical care and for other humanitarian purposes.  A 501(c)(3) tax-exempt public charity.
  • PreparedPilot  Aviation survival kits and emergency survival gear for aircraft.
  • Virtual Flight Surgeons, Inc.  Confidential aeromedical certification information and assistance by physicians specializing in aerospace medicine.  Large number of free info pages and links to aviation and aeromedical sites.

Aviation Rescue

  • Aircraft Rescue & Fire Fighting Working Group (ARFFWG) A non-profit international organization dedicated to the sharing of Aircraft Rescue & Fire Fighting information between airport firefighters, municipal fire departments, and all others concerned with aircraft fire fighting.

Aviation Medical Examiners

  • Find The Data - Aviation Medical Examiners  Find and compare AMEs and view contact information.
  • Homepage of Dr Oliver Brock, MD, PhD  An Aeromedical Examiner JAR Class 1+2.  Information about aviation and aviation medicine meant for pilots as well as for doctors interested in aviation medicine: aeromedical classes, how to find the practice.  The author welcomes questions, hints, and comments.
  • Pilot Medical Solutions, Inc.  Accelerated FAA Medical Certification for pilots and Aviation Medical Examiners (AME's).  Free confidential consultation.  Located near the FAA in Oklahoma City.
  • FlightPhysical.com  A professional organization of physicians and pilots who work to improve the pilot-AME interaction.  AME locator.

Aerial Firefighting

  • Aircraft Rescue & Fire Fighting Working Group (ARFFWG) A non-profit international organization dedicated to the sharing of Aircraft Rescue & Fire Fighting information between airport firefighters, municipal fire departments, and all others concerned with aircraft fire fighting.
  • Airport Fire Department  All about airport fire fighting.
  • Airspray Home Page Canadian aerial forest fire suppression company operating 35 aircraft in British Columbia, Alberta and the Yukon Territory.
  • ARFF.info  The official forum of the ARFF Working Group, and an Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting information resource.  This forum is quite active, with sections for general ARFF discussions, apparatus and equipment, ARFF training issues, airport alerts, military ARFF, employment opportunities, and a forum for Latin American airport fire fighters.
  • Associated Aerial Firefighters  A forum to promote the safety and welfare of aerial firefighters.  This is accomplished through active programs of safety, legislation, public relations, and education.
  • Aviation Fire Journal  An on-line magazine dedicated to aircraft fire fighting and airport fire protection for the airport and municipal fire fighter.
  • Fire and Aviation Management  The Forest Service Fire and Aviation Management part of the USDA Forest Service works to advance technologies in fire management and suppression.
  • International Aviation Fire Protection Association  The IAFPA is a non-profit association whose mission is to promote better international understanding of issues and concerns related to aircraft rescue and fire fighting, airport facilities fire protection and aircraft passenger fire safety.
  • Neptune, Inc. Aerial fire suppression services.
  • Wildfire - Aerial Fire Fighting  Links to aerial fire fighting sites.

Law Enforcement

  • Police Helicopter Pilot  A site dedicated to promoting police aviation, and teaching young people how to become law enforcement pilots.  Anyone who loves helicopters will enjoy this site.
  • Victoria Police Air Wing (Unofficial Website)  A website dedicated to the Victoria (Australia) Police Air Wing, who fly a fleet of French helicopters providing aviation support to police and ambulance operations.

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