Mini-Bee is mostly designed to provide light air ambulance support. Patient need urgent support for medical support. Mini-Bee is providing direct and fast support. EMS services includes the ability to transport a medic and basic equipement to patient, as concentrated oxygen supply, electricity and patient vital monitoring.
Mini-Bee can be airborne within 24 hours to emergency site. It has specially adapted equipement for close medical support. It can reach final destination quickly after a desaster.
What does light air ambulance means?
A plane or a helicopter with equipement that are needed to fly stabilezed patient. It is not able to hoist/winch a stretcher on board.
An air ambulance is a small aircraft that is specifically designed or equipped to transport patients with medical emergencies. Air ambulances are usually small and light aircraft, such as single-engine or twin-engine planes or helicopters, because they need to be able to land in small areas and be able to transport patients quickly and efficiently. These aircraft are equipped with specialized medical equipment, such as oxygen tanks, defibrillators, and other life-support systems, to provide medical care to patients during transport. Air ambulances are used when patients need to be transported long distances, or when they need to be transported quickly due to the severity of their condition. They are operated by specially trained medical staff, such as paramedics and nurses, who are able to provide medical care during the flight.
How fast is a light VTOL air ambulance?
A light air ambulance fly at speeds between 160 km/h and 200km/h. It has the ability to provide basic and quick medical services. It is mostly used for patient transportation between hospitals.
The speed of an air ambulance will depend on the type of aircraft being used and the specific mission it is performing. In general, light aircraft used for air ambulance missions will have a cruising speed of around 250-300 knots (460-555 km/h) or higher. However, the actual speed at which an air ambulance flies may be slower than its cruising speed, depending on the conditions and the specific needs of the mission. For example, an air ambulance may fly slower if it is flying in bad weather or if it needs to conserve fuel. In addition, the speed of an air ambulance may also be affected by the weight of the aircraft and the altitude at which it is flying.
How much does an air ambulance cost?
Average cost of a light air ambulance is around 1000 to 1500 euros/flight hours. It includes purchasing costs, maintenance cost and pilots overhead.
The cost of an air ambulance can vary widely depending on a number of factors, such as the distance traveled, the level of medical care required, and the type of aircraft used. In general, air ambulance services can cost several thousand dollars or more, and may not be covered by health insurance.
It is important to note that the cost of an air ambulance may also include additional fees for things like landing and takeoff fees, fuel surcharges, and other operational costs. Some air ambulance providers may offer financing options or accept payment from health insurance providers, so it is always a good idea to check with the provider to see what options are available.
It is also important to consider the cost of an air ambulance in relation to the potential benefits it provides. In some cases, an air ambulance may be the quickest and most effective way to transport a patient to a medical facility, and the cost may be justified in terms of the patient’s health and well-being. However, it is always a good idea to carefully consider all of the available options and consult with medical professionals before making a decision.