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    Haix Airpower R2, size 12, brand new

    For sale is a brand new never worn pair of Haix Airpower R2 boots, size 12 medium width, brand new without the box. Link below for full description. These are super comfortable boots that last forever, and are great for Fire/EMS/HEMS. $225.00 Price is shipped to lower 48, Paypal, VENMO. Retail...

    Who carries a med kit in their vehicle off-duty?

    I keep a fairly extensive kit in my truck, but it is for myself & my family only. I don't stop out at accidents and such when off duty.

    The Gun Thread

    Plenty of potential wife replacements out there, not so much for the WW2 M1. I say roll the dice and buy the gun :)

    Hanging up the flightsuit

    Yup, completely agree. I love the job and my company, unfortunate I’m just plateaued and there isn’t any more upward mobility. My family and what’s best for our future take precedence, so it makes it a little easier knowing it’s the best choice for us.

    Hanging up the flightsuit

    Thanks man, I appreciate it! I would have loved to get into something like that as well. Unfortunately, there aren’t many opportunities like that in my area and the pipeline for promotional opportunities within my program pretty much depend on you living in Pittsburgh. My wife doesn’t want to...

    Hanging up the flightsuit

    Well the time has come to hang up the old helmet and flight suit. I have taken a job (most likely my last job) as a Career EMS Supervisor / Lieutenant with one of the local county government start up systems. This opportunity was unexpected, but presented itself at just the right time, and the...

    Video Laryngoscope Thread

    CMAC on the aircraft F.T. & UE Scope on the ground P.T. CMAC wins hands down over any VL device I have put my hands on.

    The (Long-Term) Finance Thread

    I’m very fortunate in the fact that my wife makes great money (Executive Director of Nursing) and I have worked my butt off, multiple jobs, for multiple years, and tried to saved while also living life. My grandparents recently passed away and the money they left us we dumped into a 529 for my...

    The (Long-Term) Finance Thread

    This is all solid advice. The only thing I disagree with now a days is the whole "don't buy anything on credit or credit cards" push. There is A TON of money to be made buy utilizing credit cards AND being responsible and paying them off every month. My wife and I have two primary cards we use...
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    EMT or Athletic Trainer

    It's kinda concerning the amount of people talking about IFT and "in control"..... Apparently some people need a lesson on EMTALA and Physician responsibility when still inside their facility.
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    Helicopter Stuff and Things
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    Criminal Backgrounds and DMV

    From another perspective, maybe it wasn't even a terrible choice... Some people need to catch an *** whooping every once in a blue moon🤕
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    Helicopter Stuff and Things

    Sounds like they picked up that construction black mesh fence with the rotor arch during lift (FOD) and were able to set it down from fairly minimal altitude. Skids did exactly what they/re supposed to do.
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    Helicopter Stuff and Things

    Yup Cleveland Metro LifeFlight, dual pilot and they're a Metro Aviation program. Good program, and hats off to that pilot. That is exactly how I would want that scenario to end!
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    Helicopter Stuff and Things

    Which program? You got a pic? 525 is a bit overkill IMO for civilian HEMS. Kinda like MSP in their AW139’s, but don’t get me started.
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    Brand New Medic

    This.... I have anxiety, which I always thought was kinda a BS thing until I had an episode or two where I felt mildly affected by it during work and went to talk to a counselor. Going to talk with someone about "what my problem was" was the best thing I ever did for myself. I had been a medic...
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    Covid transports - PPE

    Makes much more sense 👍. On a side note, we have been using an AirPal for our prone COVID patients and it's been working out sweet!
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    Covid transports - PPE

    Not to start a thread highjack, or even a poo slinging issue at all, but from a crew member level IF I was working for an Air Methods program and they were willing to shell out for a high speed short lived item like these are likely going to be, it would bother me. Reason being is they have drug...
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    Covid transports - PPE

    Affected by the Nationwide Bodyguard recall. Even after a biomed update of software they have stated “not supported for use of life sustaining medications” so we are sourcing new pumps as we speak.