Air Methods Kentucky’s core team is composed of clinical, aviation, maintenance and communications personnel, and includes the best in the air medical industry.
Today, hundreds of thousands of people nationwide are living healthy, active lives, and enjoying time with family and friends because of the high-quality assessment, triage, and treatment they received from Air Methods Kentucky’s flight nurses and flight paramedics. Both are fully qualified and experienced in critical care transport. They are required to have at least three years experience in a hospital critical care/emergency setting or a busy 911 system, in addition to a variety of advanced trauma courses and certifications.
Our pilots are some of the best aviators in the air medical industry. We require higher minimum hours than other operators and our training program goes above federal regulations. Their training includes annual and semi-annual, as well as access to flight training devices and continuous computer-based learning.
Our mechanics are an integral part of the team that ensures our fleet is safe and mission ready at all times. They not only have a wealth of experience in our specific aircraft model, but hold A&P licenses and advanced troubleshooting skills.
Air Methods Kentucky’s communications specialists serve as the front door to our program. They are extensively trained to understand the unique characteristics of the service area and how to best serve our customers’ needs as expediently as possible. Their extensive 90-day training program not only includes the technical nuances of an air medical transport, but also the importance of customer service.