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New Tech Helps LifeFlight of Maine Save Lives (DownEast Magazine)

When the stakes couldn’t be higher, a new network of high-tech weather cams helps air-ambulance crews make critical decisions. “People don’t get that investment in rural airports is an investment in health care,” says Josh Dickson. “For us, airports are health-care facilities.” With almost a third of Maine’s rural hospitals facing the risk of closure, […]

LifeFlight adds new helicopter, completes 5-year, $20 million campaign to update fleet (Sun Journal/Press Herald)

The service’s three helicopters feature more power, speed, a larger workspace and advanced aviation electronics. (Sun Journal/Press Herald) AUBURN, Maine — LifeFlight of Maine added a new medical helicopter to its fleet Wednesday. It’s the third helicopter the service has added in as many years, according to a news release. The AgustaWestland 109 series lightweight, twin-engine […]