Emergency Medical Evacuation Aircraft or Medivac is the fastest and most efficient method of transporting/flying people needing immediate medical attention. Medevac is basically an aeromedical emergency transport service that saves lives by saving on time.
MEDIVAC is used for the critically ill. Air Ambulance is used for people who cannot travel long distances because of age, limited mobility or illness.MEDIVAC is also useful for people living in remote locations or areas of difficult access where suitable medical facilities are not available.
Air Ambulance is also used for individuals whose medical needs would not be fully met by a ground ambulance.
MEDIVAC aircraft/Helicopter may be a full-fledged Air Ambulance with complete medical equipment including an ICU, oxygen, doctors, and emergency operating facilities, etc. Or it may simply be a specialized helicopter fitted with stretchers for the transport of the infirm. Facilities provided on a Medivac or Air Ambulance are dependent on the requirements of the client.
With its extensive online database and expertise around the world, AIR Ambulance provides MEDIVAC aircraft suited to the condition and requirements of the patient. In addition, Safefly will provide maximum support to the client and operator.
Air Ambulance can generally be mobilized within hours.AIR Ambulance fastest response time has been 60 minutes from request to take off.
Medical Team and Equipment
Every Air Ambulance is fitted with stretchers and can or will provide its own doctors, nurses, oxygen, ICU and other emergency medical equipment according to the requirements of the patient.
However, personal doctors and/or family members accompanying the client can also be accommodated.
Air Ambulance Standby Services.
Air Charter Service provides Air Ambulance Standby Service Plans for large corporations. The The Air Ambulance Standby Plan requires the corporations to brief AIR Ambulance in advance and all aspects of an emergency medical evacuation are planned in detail and agreed to with the company. When a medical evacuation is required, the Emergency Medical Evacuation Aircraft is dispatched as quickly as possible.
In order to provide optimum services, AIR Ambulance needs to know the following information with inquiries:-
- Is the patient stabilized and medically cleared to fly?
- Does the patient need to be transported on a stretcher or can they walk a few short steps? This information is important for getting into certain Medivac aircraft.
- Have arrangements been made to receive the patient at the destination point?
- How many attendants are required? Will they have their own doctor/medical personnel with them?
- Have the hospital requested certain equipment to be available on board?
- Can the patient sustain more than one take off and landing? On a long trip, an aircraft may need to make a technical stop.
- KING AIR B 200 is a twin engine turbo prop aircraft fitted with most reliable PT-6 engines.
- Pilatus PC 12 is a single engine turbop prop aircraft.