Look at the paramedic jet suit. It was already used in England

The Great North Ambulance Service (GNAAS), which provides airborne emergency response to

in northern England, said it helped conduct flight tests of a jet suit in Lake District National Park.

During the trial, Richard Browning, founderGravity Industries, which pioneered this technology, flew from the bottom of the valley to a simulated site with a casualty in 90 seconds. By comparison, it would take a lifeguard 25 minutes to get there on foot.

Andy Mawson, director of operations for GNAAS, said,that the charity chose the test site based on call data and had little idea of ​​how the technology would work in the real world.

“We've seen it now, and it's honestly amazing,” he said.

He also added that in the busy times due to the coronavirus pandemic, it is “important to continue pushing the boundaries” of emergency medical care and technology.

“We think this technology can enableour team is reaching some patients much faster than ever before, ”emphasizes Mawson. "In many cases, this will ease the suffering of the patient, and sometimes it will save their lives."

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