Chopper

EMS Company Raising $1M for State-of-the-Art Helicopter

It will cost $3 million, and it will take another $500,000 to equip it for use as an air ambulance.

Posted Friday, August 17, 2012

California Paramedic Hit by Chopper Rotor Blades during Rescue

He was hit as he worked to rescue an injured hiker stranded in rugged, remote terrain.

Posted Monday, July 9, 2012

Air Ambulance Service Expands Fleet

The helicopters feature night vision, a 30-second start up and shutdown time and a wheeled patient stretcher.

Posted Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Mistake Likely Caused 2010 Tucson Medical Chopper Crash

A report said the mechanic failed to use a torque wrench when he was putting the engine back together.

Posted Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Chopper Power Gives a New Tool in Rescues

The chopper features a hoist system that can support 600 lbs. -- enabling a crew member to go down & retrieve a person rather than just sending the basket down.

Posted Wednesday, November 9, 2011


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