Your helicopter questions answered by pilot Keith Armatage

We asked the public whether they had any burning questions for our pilots here at GNAAS. We had a great response across our social media platforms, and here, GNAAS pilot Keith Armatage answers them all!  Keith joined GNAAS in November 2014. Prior to joining the charity, he spent a year with North West Air Ambulance, … Continued

Meet the team: GNAAS pilot Mark Griffiths

Police and super-yacht operations… Flying helicopters around Barbados… This is not the CV of James Bond, but that of GNAAS pilot Mark Griffiths.  Mark has had a career that most people could only dream of. As chief pilot at Multiflight, GNAAS’ aviation services provider, he has flown all over the world, including for 11 years on our … Continued

Meet the team: GNAAS pilot Stuart Rushton

Stuart Rushton took his first HEMS flight with GNAAS back in 2018 and as a relief pilot for the charity, he now works semi-permanently out of our Langwathby airbase. Holly Taylor caught up with Stu to find out more about his career path.  Stu, talk me through your career from the beginning up until now? … Continued

Pledges: why we really need your help in 2021

Since the pandemic hit, the amount of people carrying out events and challenge fundraising has fallen by about one third, amounting to almost £50,000 per month loss on charity income. Angela Doran is the charity’s challenge events officer. We chatted to her about the impact coronavirus has had and how the public can help bridge … Continued

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