Air Care Life Flights Transports Seriously Ill Two-Year-Old in Midst of Raging Florida Thunderstorms
Courageous pilot and medical flight crew risked their lives during severe Florida storm to transport a two-year-old in need of
Online PR News - 28-April-2010: Air Care Life Flights (ACLS, Inc.), an air ambulance company, transported an Orlando child to the
Duke University medical facility for emergency medical treatment on Monday, April 26th. With severe thunder storms moving across
southern Florida, the two year old's mother desperately sought medical transportation for her son, suffering from an Ependymoma
tumor in his brain.
Holding the longest and safest track record in the medical flights industry, Air Care Life Flights was the only air ambulance company
that would brave the elements to pick up the child. With both national and international commercial flights delayed due to the severe
weather, this was an incredibly dangerous trip.
A pilot and crew from the ACLS Pegasus LLC. network agreed to the flight. Founder and CEO Steve Wallace says, "I just kept thinking 'here is a
flight crew risking their lives for a patient ... That's what I call courage!'"
The pilot, fighting through heavy rain and winds that made it difficult to maintain speed, met the child and a ground ambulance about
50 miles from his location in Orlando. Once on board, the boy and his mother were transported to Duke Medical Center where he
was able to receive the treatment he so desperately needed.
Since its beginnings, ACLS Pegasus LLC has maintained a perfect record of no accidents or loss of life during transport. This record was
continued even in the terrifying conditions of Sunday evening. With their experienced and passionate pilots and medical staff, Air
Care Life Flights hopes to continue bringing high quality, safe air ambulance services to patients and families all over the world.
Air Care Life Flights has the longest and safest track record in the medical flights industry. Steve Wallace, CEO of ACLS Pegasus LLC, has been
working with air ambulance services for over 30 years. He and his wife Karen began ACLS Pegasus LLC out of their home, and have
transformed it into one of the most successful medical flight services in the world. Wallace says, "Every family counts on us to keep
their loved one safe...and that's what we do!"
Air Ambulance Service Reunites Terminally Ill Man With His Family For His Final Hours
After being given 48 hours to live, a patient with terminal pancreatic cancer turns to Air Care Life Flights to transport him home so he
could spend his final hours with family
Online PR News - 02-June-2010: On Thursday, May 27th, air ambulance company ACLS Pegasus LLC received a call from a
terminally ill patient in immediate need of transportation. The patient (Mr. H) had been residing in a hospice facility in Fort Meyers,
Florida. His family living in Tennessee was unable to visit often, and wanted him home for his final hours.
Due to his critical condition, Mr. H was unable to make a trip to see his family via ground ambulance not only because of amount of
time the trip would take, but the stress that the motion of the drive would put on his body. He was also unable to take a commercial
flight to see his loved ones, because of his need for onsite monitoring and medical services. The three hour flight with Air Care Life
Flights would provide Mr. H with the medical care and comfort he needed to get to his family safely.
Within one hour of the phone call from the patient, ACLS CEO Steve Wallace had arranged for a flight Friday, May 28th. Of course, this
meant that Mr. H could spend his last few days in the comfort of his own home, in his own bed, surrounded by his family.
Whether emergency or non-emergency, Air Care Life Flights strives to provide safe and reliable transportation for every patient.
Utilizing highly trained medical staff, and top of the line medical and cardiac equipment, their dedicated network of flight providers are
available 24/7. With over a thousand successful medical flights they boast a safety record free of air mishaps or loss of life during
transport for those in need of emergency services or scheduled treatments in the U.S. and internationally.
Heart wrenching stories like this one are a part of Wallace's everyday life, and a part of the reason he is so passionate about his
work. "Families count on us to keep their loved ones safe in transit, and that's what we do" he says.