Special missions

The large cabin of the Challenger 650 allows to transport seriously ill patients in need of additional high-tech equipment. A large range of devices have already been tested on board and can be used safely:

  • ECMO (Sorin Lifebox; Maquet Cardio Help)

  • Impella® heart pump

  • IABP (Intra-aortic balloon pump)

  • ICU-Transport Incubator

  • PIU (Patient Isolation Unit) 

  • Transvenous pacemaker

  • Hemofiltration

For devices not yet tested, a special procedure has been established in order to allow inflight use. Please contact the Operations Centre for further information.