Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance (Image: Babcock / Tim Walker)

Babcock extends Hampshire Air Ambulance contract

Medical helicopter specialist Babcock has extended its contract with Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance for three years. The extension will see Babcock continue to provide Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) services for the region and keeping the Airbus H135 aircraft in the sky and saving lives. With Babcocks [read more]

Great Western Air Ambulance

Babcock renews contract with Great Western Air Ambulance

Great Western Air Ambulance and Babcock have announced they have agreed an extension of their partnership for a further five years. The deal means that Babcock will continue to supply specialist aviation support to the Great Western Air Ambulance Charity (GWAAC) including Helicopters, pilots, ground staff, and engineering support. Director [read more]

Patrick Peal, outgoing CEO of EAAA
General aviation news

East Anglian Air Ambulance appoints new CEO

East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) has announced that it has appointed a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to replace Patrick Peal who is retiring from the role. The charities current Director of Operations, Matthew Jones, will head the charity from the end of June 2021. Mr Peal has led the [read more]

Aviation safety news

Wiltshire Air Ambulance targeted by Laser

The Wiltshire Air Ambulance was targeted by a laser while attempting to land at an emergency last night. The Air Ambulance was attempting to land near Trowbridge, Wiltshire when the laser was directed at the aircraft from the South West area of the town. In a statement, Wiltshire Air Ambulance [read more]