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Survival Flight (Critical Care Transport)


Survival Flight is the University of Michigan Health System’s air medical transport system, which extends the Health System’s reach of care. Providing quality critical care transport for 30 years. The program has three twin-engine Eurocopter 155 helicopters, which service a 340 mile radius; fixed-wing service is available, which services the continental United States, including Canada and Mexico; and ground ambulance capabilities to complement the air transport service. The entire staff is full-time and dedicated to the transport system. If specialized care is required, physicians, respiratory therapists and specialized technicians, with bases of operation located in Washtenaw and Livingston Counties, are available to join the Survival Flight team. Survival Flight offers various educational opportunities, including two major conferences a year, and publishes information on their website http://www.survivalflight.com/. Aviation Services provided by Pentastar Aviation, LLC of Waterford, MI. Pentatsar Aviation, LLC (http://www.pentastaraviation.com) Pentastar is committed to safety and excellence in all its operations.

Contact Information

Cindy Brown

1500 East Medical Center Drive
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109

Phone: (734) 936-6045
E-mail: cinbrow@umich.edu

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Sponsoring Service Unit(s)

University of Michigan Health System

Sponsoring Department(s)

Emergency Department

Program Available to these Counties


Program Available to these Cities

Ann Arbor

Subject Area(s)

Communications, Continuing & Community, Health & Health Care