MEDEVAC


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MEDEVAC

An expression used to request ATS (air traffic services) priority handling for a medical evacuation flight based on a medical emergency in the air transportation of patients, organ donors, organs, or other urgently needed life-saving medical material. The pilot uses this expression in flight plans and in radiotelephone communications if he or she determines that a priority is required.
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Generally, coverage for medevac helicopters isn't much different from the rest of the aviation and helicopter industry, said Larry Mattiello, president of AirSure Ltd.
Battle tracking during a MEDEVAC is simple when an effective and practiced battle drill is established.
Reborn as a MEDEVAC unit on 18 October 1963, the 159th Medical Detachment was activated on 24 December 1963 at Fort Riley, Kansas.
Platoons integrated and massed fire, called for 120-millimeter-mortar indirect fire, and ultimately removed casualties via air MEDEVAC.
His medevac crew finished refueling and immediately went back to work, pulling injured hikers from the icy slope and delivering them to safety.
The commander who has a well-planned and rehearsed CASEVAC as well as a MEDEVAC plan will have the advantage.
This image imprinted itself upon his psyche as he lay writhing in pain for the several hours it took to medevac him after being wounded, yet it took years for it to return to him.
The LaBarge-built wiring harnesses will be installed in cockpits of the UH-60M and UH-60L BLACK HAWK helicopters, and the HH-60M Medevac model.
Prior Information Notice: medevac - technical improvements.
The wide-body twinjet will be the first fixed-wing aircraft in China fully equipped to perform air medevac services.
As well as rescue and recovery, the new service will provide medevac cover for offshore workers in the area.