Helicopter Air Ambulances Are Key Aviation Players
State of Minnesota Has A Half-Dozen Providers
September 1, 2021
In my time as a pilot the air medical flying was never in my purview. It wasn't in alignment with any of my disciplines. Or, so I thought.
As a pilot, each flight is mission-centric. Whether it be for training, traveling, or to do a bit of sunrise appreciation flying, there is a mission.
My flights have not been medical related. I've been fortunate to enjoy the North Shore tourist sort of flying mostly.
It wasn't until 2010 when a close family member hit a deer coming home from Mille Lacs Lake and had to be airlifted from U.S. Highway 169, that I made it a point to better understand the...