Why a Medic Tour?
The Portuguese air force regularly conducts missions of patient and human organs transport. This missions are essential to the community.
Therefore we propose a set of missions based on actual missions, some patient transport, other organ transport.
Please note this information (STS-Reasons for special handling):
STS/HOSP – Flights with sick or injured persons needing immediate medical assistance, including flights urgently required for life-saving medical care of sick or injured persons. This comprises both flights for the transport of transplants, stored blood and medicine and flights to be conducted to pick up the patient, transplants, stored blood or medicine at the destination place.
STS/MEDEVAC – life critical medical emergency evacuation.
Medic Tours Rules:
Aircraft to be used shall be a Falcon50 or similar.
On this tour, you can fly a maximum of 4 legs per day.
It is mandatory to Include as remark in your flight plan «RMK/PTMEDIC17A LEGxx» (Replace ‘xx’ with the leg number)
Upon completing the tour, you will receive the
Special Operations Tour Award
We want to leave a Thank You note to Hugo Costa for the idea of the tour in cooperation with our SOC Luis Nogueira.