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Who we are
Hello and Welcome to the official website of the National EMS Pilots Association.

My name is Kurt Williams, I am the current President of the organization. I hope you find this site easy to travel and more importantly useful. We at the National EMS Pilots Associ­ation are striving to be a voice for all EMS pilots. Whether you are a ...
What we do
Formed in 1984, NEMSPA helps EMS helicopter and fixed-wing pilots to keep abreast of current industry issues, thereby contributing to each flight program that has NEMSPA members.

In order to promote issues relevant to the aeromedical industry, NEMSPA ...
- participates in various meetings, seminars and summits
- collaborates with organizations and government entities
- actively supports relevant initiatives and programs
- publishes and contributes to journals, videos, position
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Why to join us
Members of NEMSPA know that their interests are served through the Association's commitment to improve safety, facilitate continuing education, increase communication, and to advance the quality of service of the nationwide Air Medical Transport industry.

Your membership adds your voice and influence to a national association of colleagues which has as its primary purpose the advancement of operational safety and the professional development of pilots flying air medical transport missions.

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Daily News Courtesy of www.HeliHub.com
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Source: US DoD, 23-Sep-14
Bell Boeing Joint Program Office, California, Maryland, is being awarded $36,558,239 for modification P00001 under a previously awarded firm-fixed price contract (N00383-14-D-039N) for the repair of various parts, including the Prop-Rotor Gearbox and HUB Assembly for the V-22 aircraft. Work will be performed in Hurst, Texas, and is expected to be completed no later than […]
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Source: Metro Aviation, 23-Sep-14
Communication Specialists could be called the backbone of the emergency transport industry. From interfacility transfers to precautionary landings, their skills get vehicles where they are needed when they are needed most. To further hone the skillset of the industry’s communicators, the Helicopter Flight Training Center is introducing the CommLab. Through a partnership between Flight Vector, Golden Hour, HSI, Xybix and Zoll, […]
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Source: AnalySwift, 23-Sep-14
AnalySwift, LLC a leading provider of efficient high-fidelity modeling software for aerospace and energy composites and other advanced materials, announced today its engineering software tools are available on Purdue University's recently launched Composites Design & Manufacturing Hub (cdmHUB). The cdmHUB has recently received attention as not only a comprehensive toolset available to the composites community, […]
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Source: Airbus, 23-Sep-14
Airbus HelicoptersInc. (AHI)is proud to announce that Protean LLC has been honored as the 2014 Vision Zero Aviation Safety Award recipient for development of the LZControl.com database, a free flight safety service the companyprovides the air medical industry. Jennifer Hardcastle, Sales Manager - Air Medical Specialist for Airbus Helicopters Inc., presented Protean CEO John Cornett […]
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Source: Airbus, 23-Sep-14
Airbus Helicopters Inc. (AHI) honored leaders of the air medical transport industry Monday for their efforts to improve safety and quality of service.The annual Jim Charlson Aviation Safety Award and the Program of the Year award, both sponsored by AHI, were presented to recipients at the Air Medical Transport Conference Annual Community Awards. PHI Air […]
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Source: Russian Helicopters, 23-Sep-14
In September 2014, Rostvertol, a Russian Helicopters company (a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec), celebrates the 50th anniversary of the serial produced Mi-10's maiden flight. The Mi-10 is a specialised military-transport helicopter, known as the ‘Flying Crane'. Development work on it started in 1958, taking the Mi-6 transport helicopter as its base […]
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Source: Russian Helicopters, 23-Sep-14
Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec, today marks the 45th anniversary of the maiden flight of the legendary Mi-24 combat helicopter. A prototype of the helicopter flown by test pilot German Alferov took to the skies on this day in 1969. The Mi-24 was conceived and built in record time, […]
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Source: Airbus, 23-Sep-14
HUBI-FLY takes possession of 3rd Ecureuil Aircraft, reinforcing commitment to the aircraft family. Fort Erie, ON, September 17th, 2014 – HUBI-FLY has taken delivery of an AS350 B2 to support a variety of missions including; Power line inspection, utility, training and filmography. The aircraft will be based in Vienna, Austria and will join the Airbus […]
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Source: Aspen Avionics, 23-Sep-14
Aspen Avionics, manufacturer of the Evolution Flight Display system, announced today that it has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval to offer a free 10-inflight hour trial of Aspen’s Evolution Synthetic Vision (ESV).   All new Aspen EFD1000 Pro PFD purchasers will receive the free ESV trial with their display. “We think once aircraft owners experience […]
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Source: Bell, 23-Sep-14
Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), will showcase two aircraft at the Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC), opening today at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tenn. Attendees will get an up close look at two non-profit organization’s aircraft, including HALO Flight’s Bell 429, which was purchased last year at the show, and […]
Safety
The tool provides a comprehensive evaluation of any existing helipad.
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Media
In "Flight for Life - A Matter of Life and Death", author Opal Cavit chronicles the challenges faced by one of the earliest helicopter air medical transport programs established in the United States.
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NEMSPA Pilots Survey of America's Heliports Now Available for Review and Download
NEMSPA has completed the intial analysis of the data gathered from a survey of helicopter pilots nationwide. The survey garnered over 1300 responses from helicopter pilots with opinions and suggestions regarding the design and the safety of the heliport facilities that they typically use in their daily flying duties. The detailed results of the survey can be accessed by clicking here.
NEMSPA surveys are Your Opportunity to be heard in high places
We are not insensitive to concerns about being "Surveyed to Death".

So, we want to remind our members and website visitors that NEMSPA surveys, and the survey-links that we host on our web page for other researchers, are selected for their relevance to the safety of air medical transport operations. Surveys designed and conducted by NEMSPA will be clearly identified as such.

From time to time, we will also host a survey link for other researchers when the survey supports our primary goal of enhancing safety and excellence in the air medical transport industry. As a condition of hosting links to such surveys, NEMSPA asks the researchers to share the data with NEMSPA as soon as feasible after the completion of the survey, so that we can share it with our membership and website visitors.

Please share your experience and expertise by participating in these surveys.
Your opinion counts!
Join the conversation or start your own new thread on any subject you feel should be discussed.

Share your thoughts on the NEMSPA Forum.
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Crewmember Incapacitation Policy gsizemore 09/26/2013
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