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

My name is Ron Fergie, 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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The tool provides a comprehensive evaluation of any existing helipad.
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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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Daily News Courtesy of www.HeliHub.com
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Source: FlightSafety, 24-Apr-14
FlightSafety International announces that Jennifer Bensky has been promoted to Director, Courseware Support. She succeeds Jon Pollack who has been named Director, Business Development, Rotorcraft. Jennifer will oversee the design, development and distribution of training materials and FlightSafety’s Specialty and Enrichment training programs. She will also lead strategic initiatives, research and development, technology support, and [...]
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Source: Vietnam Tourism, 24-Apr-14
Oxalis International Travel Company, in association with the Northern Vietnam Helicopter Company, will launch three trial journeys to En cave under the Phong Nha – Ke Ban Heritage by helicopter. The activity aims to celebrate the 410th anniversary of the founding of Quang Binh province. Return flights will be operated on April 26, 27 and [...]
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Source: Bristow Group, 24-Apr-14
Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE: BRS), the leading provider of helicopter services to the offshore energy industry, announced today it will release financial results for its fiscal year 2014 fourth quarter and year ended March 31, 2014, after the market closes on Wednesday, May 21.  In conjunction with the release, Bristow has scheduled a conference call, which will [...]
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Source: RSG Aviation, 24-Apr-14
RSG Aviation, Inc., an industry leader in helicopter and aircraft completions, MRO and maintenance services recently signed an agreement with President/CEO, Rob Howie with Texas Helijet, LLC headquartered in Southlake, Texas to provide helicopter maintenance and fleet support.  Rob Howie is focused on delivering exceptional helicopter charter flight services and we are pleased that he [...]
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Source: RSG Products, 24-Apr-14
RSG products has been involved in a joint venture with TDA in manufacturing new laser printed parts known as SLS parts and integrating them into their air conditioning kits. The new process allows for a quick, low cost solution on complex and sophisticated parts. Currently the parts made from this technology consist of air ducts [...]
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Source: Bell, 24-Apr-14
Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced it has received an FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for its new Bell 407 polycarbonate windshield, which will be distributed exclusively through its Aeronautical Accessories brand. Developed at the customers’ request, the windshield is impact resistant, offering superior impact performance compared to acrylic windshields. The patent-pending windshield deflects [...]
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Source: FlightSafety, 24-Apr-14
FlightSafety International announces that it will host the 2014 Flight Simulation Engineering and Maintenance Conference. It will be held September 15 to18, at the Renaissance Tulsa Hotel and Convention Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The conference is expected to be attended by more than 300 flight simulation experts from around the world. Attendees and participants will [...]
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Source: Vector, 24-Apr-14
Vector Aerospace UK (Vector - www.vectoraerospace.com/), a leading provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services has selected Atkins Global as a collaborative partner in producing a Safety Management System (SMS) which will enhance the support of its operating processes. "We are looking to optimise and widen our current practices to ensure that we have [...]
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Source: Universal Avionics, 24-Apr-14
Robert Clare, Director of Sales for Universal Avionics, has announced that Mr. Corey Wilkinson has been appointed to the newly created position of Sales Manager for the Latin America sales region. Corey’s extensive aviation background includes various roles at L-3 Communications and Monarch Aviation including Sales, Marketing and Business Development. He holds a dual B.S [...]
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Source: Primus, 24-Apr-14
Airworthiness Management and Aviation Technical Expert PRIMUS Aircraft Management Solutions, extends its scope of services by adding flight operational expertise to the list. “Since our step into the African aviation market, about two years ago and as a member of the AfBAA we have seen that operational management expertise is one of the highest demands [...]
Safety
Many feel that it is just a matter of time before Part 135 operators, including air medical transport providers, will be required to implement an FAA compliant Safety Management System. . .
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Contribute to the official Journal of the U.S. Air Medical Transport Community
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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.
Check out our Event Calendar regularly.
Stay up to date with the latest NEMSPA and EMS aviation industry events.
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.
  Latest threads: Posted by: Date, Time:
largest HEMS companies? Guest 01/20/14, 21:35
Multiple helis landing at single pad Guest 01/15/14, 07:49
Air to Ground Communications (direct with trama center) Guest 10/23/13, 12:15
Crewmember Incapacitation Policy gsizemore 09/26/13, 09:21
Need Help! build new helo pad Guest 09/17/13, 18:04
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Membership
The unprecedented decision for this air medical transport provider organization in Aurora, Oregon, to enroll all pilots as members of the National EMS Pilots Association is a Win/Win/Win situation - with benefits for LFN, for NEMSPA, and for the air medical transport industry.
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OVERDUE AND WELL-DESERVED
At the Air Medical Transport Conference, Janis Sierra was selected as the first ever female NEMSPA Pilot of the Year.
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National Association of Air Medical Communications Specialists (NAACS) is announcing a new Advanced Communicator Course
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Great website.., keep up the good work.
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