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First Flight Program Information

Services & capabilities of First Flight

First Flight is licensed by the State of Florida Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services to provide both interfacility and prehospital services including:

  • Transport up to two trauma patients at a time
  • Interfacility transport of adult and pediatric patients
  • Specialized transport of cardiac patients, including patients requiring intra-aortic balloon pump therapy
  • Emergency response to EMS agencies for rapid patient transport
  • Educational programs for the community and other healthcare professionals
  • Injury prevention and safety programs
  • Specialty physician referral

    First Flight service area

    First Flight is a emergency helicopter service that provides advanced aeromedical services to the citizens and visitors of Brevard, Indian River and eastern Osceola counties. We also provide back up services to Volusia, Orange, St. Lucie and Martin counties. Click on the link below to see map of our service area.

    Our flight crew

    First Flight's highly-trained crew consists of:

  • A pilot with more than 3,500 hours of flight time (Many of our pilots have military experience.)
  • A licensed Paramedic, who is certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Department of Transportation Core Air Crew Curriculum and Fundamentals of Critical Care Support
  • A Registered Nurse with five years experience who is a Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) or Critical Care Nurse (CCRN), and has been trained in Trauma Nurse Core Curriculum, Neonatal Resuscitation Provider and the same certifications listed above for Paramedics
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