Question of the Week: Special Regulation for HEMS Flights?

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Companies receiving federal bailout money are under ever more pressure to control their spending. Last week, we asked AVweb readers how these companies should handle air travel in the current climate.

The most popular answer (chosen by 37% of those who answered our poll) was to be careful about appearances and only use their flight departments when necessary. On the other hand, one in four of you said private aircraft are an essential part of modern business and that companies should continue to use their airplanes as they always have.

For a complete (real-time) breakdown of reader responses, click here.
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EMS extractions by helicopter have been under a lot of scrutiny lately, leading some to question whether specific regulations are in order. We'd like to hear your opinion.

Should helicopter emergency medical services flights get special attention from the FAA?
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