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 navigate, 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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Breaking News
An FAA Aviation Rule-making Committee (ARC) met in September and will meet again at the end of October to discuss changes to the FARs on helicopter pilot training...
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Daily News Courtesy of www.HeliHub.com
Source: NBAA, 24-Oct-14
“Make no doubt about it: unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) are coming, and they will offer an amazing opportunity for flight departments to expand their responsibilities and become more relevant to their companies,” said Brad Hayden, president and CEO of Robotic Skies, in an Oct. 22 panel at NBAA’s Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA2014). As […]
Source: Government of Canada, 24-Oct-14
The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today launched the Government of Canada's safety awareness campaign for unmanned air vehicles (UAVs), or drones. The national campaign will help ensure UAV users—both recreational and commercial—understand the rules of the skies and always think safety first. The first phase of the campaign, unveiled today, provides the public […]
Source: HAI, 24-Oct-14
Helitowcart is adding the new V1062 model to its Heli-Carrier line for wheeled helicopters. This addition was created to meet the specific needs of operators needing to move heavy helicopters on oil platforms fitted with landing nets. To meet such challenge this model is equipped with much larger pneumatic wheels to roll over such thick […]
Source: Elpasotimes, 24-Oct-14
An attack-reconnaissance helicopter battalion at Fort Bliss is blazing a trail for the rest of the Army. See Full Story
Source: Worldontheshore, 24-Oct-14
The borough council will soon adopt an ordinance that will limit the hours and number of flights of a proposed heliport use at Fort Monmouth. See Full Story
Source: lvl, 24-Oct-14
About 40 residents turned out Thursday night to a hearing in Bushkill Township concerning plans by an Upper Mount Bethel Township businessman to construct a helicopter pad on Keller Road. See Full Story
Source: oc-Breeze, 24-Oct-14
Star Helicopters is proud to once again be the helicopter ride operator for Wings, Wheels, Rotors & Expo 2014 at Los Alamitos Army Airfield Sunday, Oct. 26. You can also sign up on the WWRE website. See Full Story
Source: The Chronicle, 24-Oct-14
THE Federal Government has announced that some helicopter training will be pulled from the Oakey Army Aviation Centre and relocated to Nowra. See Full Story
Source: Lincoln County Dispatch, 24-Oct-14
Oregon congressional representatives on Oct. 22 asked Commandant of the Coast Guard Admiral Paul Zukunft to delay the closing of the Newport air facility for six months. See Full Story
Source: ASA, 24-Oct-14
The American Society of Appraisers (ASA) is pleased to announce its partnership with two of the top aviation and aerospace educators in the world, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Jet Support Services Inc (JSSI), to provide training in aviation valuation. "ASA is excited to be extending our global footprint by partnering with experts, Embry-Riddle and JSSI […]

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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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HEMS Weather tool kurt.williams1 07/10/2014
largest HEMS companies? Guest 01/20/2014
Multiple helis landing at single pad Guest 01/15/2014
Air to Ground Communications (direct with trama center) Guest 10/23/2013
Crewmember Incapacitation Policy gsizemore 09/26/2013
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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Wish no more – it's here!
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Lost Air Medical Transport Crews are never forgotten - help their memory live on by donating to MedEvac Foundation International TODAY!
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Every year, hundreds of thousands of air medical missions are flown in the United States. Sadly, these crews do not always return.
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Pharme312 07/01/2014
Very nice site!
Capt Denis Murphy 08/06/2013
Great website.., keep up the good work.
Markus 07/26/2012
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Do you think the air medical industry will succeed in reducing the HEMS accident rate significantly by 2016?
Tell us your opinion:
RESULTS:  (215 votes so far)
 A: 59% B: 30% C: 11%  
Poll launched: 07/12/2012
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