# Date Event
1 July 1, 1990 Began operations as an air medical service; Helicopter: Bell 206L-3 Longranger Operated by Mountain Rotors; Airplane: Mitsubishi II J Operated by Rocky
2 July 6, 1990 First patient transport via helicopter Lake Hospital to EIRMC; cardiac patient
3 August 13, 1990 First transport via airplane; Lake Hospital to EIRMC; abdominal aneurysm
4 February 21, 1993 Delivered first baby
5 April 1998 Agusta A109-K2 helicopter acquired: Tail Number N911RX Operated by Airlink, Inc.; first to operate in North America
6 February 1995 Featured on cover of premier issue of Air Med magazine
7 April 1998 New Agusta A109-K2 helicopter acquired: Tail Number N129AL; Operated by Airlink, Inc
8 February 2003 Critical Care Ground services started in conjunction with IFFD
9 June 2003 Yellowstone National Park contractual agreement for transport services with Medcore
10 October 2004 NVG program implemented
11 April 2005 Agusta A109-K2 leased for an additional 7 years
12 May 2005 Membership program implemented
13 October 2005 Added neonatal and maternal transport capabilities
14 June 1, 2008 Transitioned to a Community Based Service owned and operated by Omniflight, Inc
15 February 2009 Added dedicated airplane base at Idaho Falls Airport
16 August 1, 2011 Transitioned to Air Methods, Inc
17 January 17, 2012 Bell 407 placed in service
18 March 28, 2013 Dispatch services consolidated to Omaha, NE