• New hangar for life-saving helicopter

    SCAA's helicopter Helimed 76 has a new billet at Perth Airport. A recently erected hangar has been leased by the charity to accommodate both its helicopter and land-based Rapid Response Vehicle. The 25m x 19m hangar - erected next to SCAA's headquarters and operational base at the Control Tower - will...
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  • Milestone 2,000th emergency call out for SCAA

    A man with a life-threatening condition prompted the landmark 2,000th rapid response from Scotland's Charity Air Ambulance (SCAA) this week. The country's only charity-funded helicopter air ambulance was scrambled from its central base at Perth Airport when the crew of Helimed 76 received a call to attend...
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  • NEW CHARITY PARTNERSHIP OFF TO A FLYING START

    Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance is Standard Life Assurance’s 2019 charity partner. Today, Standard Life Assurance, part of Phoenix Group, announces Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance (SCAA) is to be its corporate charity partner for 2019. This is part of the company’s commitment...
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  • BBC recordings of the late Donald M MacLeod released for charity

    A CD has just been released of the BBC recordings of the late Donald M MacLeod, of Islay - with all the proceeds from sales being shared between Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance and RNLI Islay Lifeboat Station. In 2007 Donald M MacLeod released a CD entitled ‘An t-Eilean Mòr’...
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  • Aberdeen earmarked for Scotland's next helicopter air ambulance

    Aberdeen has been unveiled as the location for a promised new helicopter air ambulance for Scotland. Scotland's Charity Air Ambulance (SCAA) today announced plans to station its second charity-funded aircraft in the north east - with hopes of launching the service by late 2019. SCAA 's new Aberdeen-based...
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  • Scottish motorists drive fundraising for country’s air ambulance charity

    A UK support partnership between MRH - the country's largest independent petrol station owner and operator - and the Association of Air Ambulances, has seen collecting cans placed in service stations throughout the UK in support of 21 air ambulance charities. MRH has also introduced an opt-in donation...
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  • Farmer's fleecy fundraiser for Scotland's Charity Air Ambulance

    He's set for a fine life as a flock sire on a sheep farm. But this young ram is also going to do his bit for charity when he comes up for auction on September 6. The 18-month-old Texel will be one of over 100 rams for sale by  the McGowan family of Incheoch Farms, Alyth, at their 11th annual ram...
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  • Scotland's Charity Air Ambulance - a farmer's lifeline

    Many farm accidents prove so severe or so remote that an air ambulance is often the most appropriate resource to get expert paramedic attention quickly to the patient and the injured or ill person to advanced hospital care - fast. Scotland's Charity Air Ambulance (SCAA), the country's only charity-funded...
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  • New air ambulance supporters off to a flying start

    Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance (SCAA) announced this week that they have welcomed another national supporter to help raise funds for their critical work. Bidwells property consultants has nominated SCAA as their chosen charity for the next two years and the team is already off to a flying start...
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  • Motorcycle Law Scotland donates to SCAA on behalf of grateful motorcyclists

    Motorcyclist James Millar owes his life to an air ambulance helicopter crew. He was involved in a horrific road traffic collision near Killin three years ago when a driver pulled across his path. He suffered two cardiac arrests at the scene as well as a catalogue of serious injuries. Thanks to the air...
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