AirMed International Announces Arrival of a Learjet 36R/X in Honolulu
AirMed International, the leading U.S. air ambulance company, announced last month its launching it's Hawaii based Pacific operations with the arrival of a Learjet 36R/X. This long-range jet will be used for urgent transports to the mainland, serving the transport needs of Hawaii hospitals as well as the U.S. Department of Defense. Ramsay Wharton takes us inside to jet at Honolulu International Airport this morning. Check it out! For WEBXTRA extended interviews click on the Video Gallery to scroll through clips.
The aircraft is permanently configured with state-of-the-art medical equipment, including an ECG monitor with hands-free pacer defibrillator. AirMed is also one of the few air ambulance companies in the world capable of transporting critically ill ECMO patients.
"We are pleased to add the capability of long-range transports from Honolulu," said Sandra Apter, Program Director of AirMed Pacific Operations. "The Lear will also allow for more efficiency in turnaround times for the emergency medical teams that accompany patients in-flight." AirMed's Lear has worldwide operational authority, allowing it to not only service Hawaii, but also support AirMed's national and international operations. AirMed anticipates the Lear will be in service regularly to the mainland each month.
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