Caldervale and South Yorkshire Area
of the British Caravanners Club

Yorkshire Air Ambulance - Charity

Yorkshire Air Ambulance

The Yorkshire Air Ambulance launched on October 25th 2000 was the first to operate in Yorkshire. It has flown over 3000 life saving missions.

Each year, the members of Caldervale and South Yorkshire Area BCC help to raise funds by various methods.
Please help us to support this very worthy cause.

The Yorkshire Air Ambulance launched on October 25th 2000 was the first to operate in Yorkshire. It has flown over 3000 life saving missions.

The West Yorkshire Metropolitan Ambulance Service (WYMAS) NHS Trust operate the service on behalf of the Yorkshire Air Ambulance Service Charity. Their aims are to offer a service to rural and urban communities across all of Yorkshire.

Yorkshire Air Ambulance in action at Whitby The Air Ambulance can be made airborne in as little as two minutes, and is capable of traveling at a speed of over 140mph. Due to Civil Aviation Authority rules the helicopter is operational 7 days a week 365 days a year during daylight hours - 8:00am - 6:00pm. The Air Ambulance Team and helicopter are based at Leeds Bradford Airport.

The Helicopter is a EuroCopter Bolkow 105 which is adapted specifically as an air ambulance. It is designed to carry a pilot, two operational paramedics, equipment and can carry one patient. In extreme cases it can take a second patient. It can deliver a fast inter-hospital transfer of seriously ill or injured patients and a high level of patient comfort, especially to patients with relevant head, neck, back and spinal injuries.

The Yorkshire Air Ambulance Service Charity funds the service which annually costs in the region of £1 million.

The Yorkshire Air Ambulance needs help to continue to provide the service. There are many ways you can get involved: Fundraising events, getting sponsored for an event helping at Yorkshire Air Ambulance events, advertising the charity, or by making a donation. If you think you can help you can contact them at:

Yorkshire Air Ambulance
Yorkshire Air Ambulance Service Charity
Threelands,
Bradford Road,
Birkenshaw,
Bradford
BD11 2AH Telephone 0845 1 20 60 60
For more information visit their website:
Yorkshire Air Ambulance Service Charity


 

 
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