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air evacuation

Transport of patients from one location to another by specially equipped helicopters or other aircraft. Indications for air transport include severe trauma, burns, and other conditions requiring immediate skilled care and treatment.
See also: evacuation
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Flood III adds, "Including emergency air evacuation from anywhere over 150 miles from home, at no extra cost, can save members thousands of dollars.
The other component that must be understood is the capacity and efficiency of the Role 3 hospitals and the air evacuation assets in RC(S).
During World War II air evacuation became a quick and effective way to transport seriously wounded troops from the front line in New Guinea and the surrounding islands, back to base hospitals in Australia.
The IOM has successfully repatriated over 6,000 Ethiopian migrants this year but this will be its final air evacuation to Ethiopian migrants unless further finance is received.
J-STD-033C also includes diagrams of recommended, not recommended, and acceptable MBB air evacuation.
The final asset consideration for medevac is for air evacuation.
Summary: JEDDAH: The Saudi Red Crescent Authority (SRCA) has finalized its landmark air evacuation plan for this year's Haj, said Capt.
After the air evacuation days, we had no running water, no showers for 10 days," said Dr.
A concept that emerged in the 1930s, and whose techniques were further developed during World War II as a critical life-saving capability, air evacuation caught the attention of General Dwight D.
She went on to nursing school and after graduation in 1942 joined the Army Air Corps where she served as a 1st Lieutenant air evacuation nurse.
With these new features, the Seawolf appeals to commercial, government and military markets where it is now used for research, search and rescue, environmental control, patrol and reconnaissance, law enforcement, air evacuation, anti-smuggling and special operations.
All fittings for electrical and air evacuation that interface with the chamber are specially designed.