20-Oct-2010 Source: Jet Rescue Air Ambulance
Mexico City â€“ Jet Rescue Air Ambulance is proud to announce the opening of a new business unit based in Mexico City. The â€œCritical Airâ€ business unit offers emergency evacuation by means of its A-119 Koala air ambulance helicopter.
Quick response teams are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, in most weather conditions to ensure rapid and reliable medical retrieval in times of emergency. The helicopter, an A-119 Koala, is specially equipped to transport patients and medical crew. The helicopter can be deployed to even the most remote locations.
The A-119 Koala Helicopter is unique amongst single turbine powered helicopters, with a cabin volume that is approx 30% greater than other helicopters in its class. It has a cruise speed of 270 km/h and a maximum range of 1000 km.
The specially equipped air ambulance helicopter can accommodate up to two stretchers together with the medical crew. The internal layout includes provision for the installation of all necessary medical equipment to treat patients during transport. Two standard rails are positioned both in the cabin rear bulkhead and on upper side panels that include outlets for oxygen, emergency air and power.
Critical Air Helicopter Operations
* Urgent responses to major accidents, emergencies and neo-natal cases.
* Typical emergency scenarios include accidents where specialist on-scene medical care is required.
* Rescue of patients who find themselves in rugged terrain or remote locations.
* Helicopter retrieval incorporates both pre-hospital rescue and inter-hospital transfer services.
About Jet Rescue:
Jet Rescue Air Ambulance provides Domestic and Worldwide air ambulance service, 24 hours a day seven days a week. We provide specialized medical teams to critically ill and injured patients anywhere in the world and have the capability to organize the most complex repatriation mission. Jet Rescue Air Ambulance is dedicated to providing the highest standard of rapid response critical care air ambulance to the ill or injured. Our specially trained doctors, nurses and paramedics use helicopters, fixed wing aircraft and ground ambulances to bring a tertiary hospital level of care to our patients. Jet Rescue Air Ambulance stands apart through a passion to deliver a quality service.The commitment to quality starts with our staff selection and is further evidenced by our investments in state-of-the- art-technology.