COVID-19: How we are continuing to fundraise

But despite this, our fundraising colleagues have been working hard throughout the pandemic to ensure our critical care team continue to fly and save lives. After months of working from home, our colleagues are starting to go out into the community again, so you may see us out and about in your local area. The … Continued

Brave Morpeth woman wing walks for GNAAS

Rachel, 45, from Morpeth first came up with the idea to do a wing walk in late 2016, but her first hurdle was checking she was the right height and weight. At 4ft 11 inches, Rachel was just tall enough to do it but unfortunately she was not the right weight, so her first challenge … Continued

The jet suit paramedic

A collaboration between Gravity Industries, which has developed and patented a 1050 brake horsepower Jet Suit, and the Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS), has resulted in a test flight in the heart of the Lakes. The test at the Langdale Pikes saw Gravity Industries founder and Chief Test Pilot Richard Browning fly from the … Continued

Meet the Guardian of the North II

What are the main differences between the Dauphin N2 and N3+? The Eurocopter Dauphin AS365 N3+ is the very latest variant of the extremely successful Dauphin family, the main differences are bigger engines (which give greater performance and allow us to carry considerably more fuel) and a 4 axis digital autopilot, this allows for more … Continued

New helicopter begins work

The Guardian of the North II will be based at the Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) base near Eaglescliffe, Stockton. The £5m aircraft will work across the charity’s entire area which includes Cumbria and North Yorkshire as well as the North East. The £5m Dauphin N3+ helicopter is the newer version of the charity’s … Continued

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