SPECIALIST IN CARE
(Toronto, April / May 2020 – by Robert Williamson) – Fox Flight Air ambulance has seen growth over two decades of operating global air ambulance flights. From the back of the plane to the front, the Toronto-based Company’s operations are strictly geared towards one goal: patient care.
”"To Fox Flights knowledge, it is the only company in the world using the Lear 40XR as a medevac aircraft"SKIES MAGAZINERobert Williamson
Flying an international air ambulance is no normal gig. Not surprisingly, the nature of global air medical transportation can provide for an unpredictable work experience. Destinations can be remote and the passengers are either banged-up or sick – but rarely ungrateful. This is the world in which Toronto-based Fox Flight Air Ambulance operates.
To the company’s knowledge, it is one of roughly 22 outfits that operates an air medical transportation business on an international level – meaning Fox’s pilots are among an exclusive club of aviators performing unique missions worldwide. The operator’s compliance with International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) regulations allows it to fly places like Cusco, Peru; Funchal, Portugal (where the runway is built on a bridge); Keflavik, Iceland; and Punta Arenas, Chile. And for the international air ambulances, remote destinations can mean extraordinary missions. Take the widely publicized case of Kristen Yaldor, a woman who was attached by a hippopotamus in Zimbabwe on her 37th birthday in 2018…