The electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft technology has the potential to transform the way healthcare and emergency services are delivered. By leveraging the future capabilities of these advanced aerial vehicles, Falck aims to improve response times, reach remote and hard-to-access areas, and provide critical medical assistance in a more sustainable and timely manner. This is beneficial in situations where time is critical, such as natural disasters or medical emergencies.
Falck’s purchase of first JA1 Pulse aircrafts and Jump Aero partnership is part of Falck’s different collaborations which aims to revolutionise healthcare and emergency services by harnessing the potential of advanced air mobility technology.
"We are thrilled to partner with Jump Aero in pioneering the use of advanced aircraft technology in critical emergency situations,"
said Jakob Riis, CEO and president of Falck.
"For years, we have actively been exploring the potential and integration of sustainable health drones, and now, with the introduction of transporting health professionals via aircraft, we will be taking another step. This partnership focuses on our ability to provide life-saving interventions, but it also contributes to reducing the carbon footprint in our operations."
Jump Aero’s innovative approach to technology aligns with Falck's vision of leveraging cutting-edge solutions to improve patient outcomes.
"We are excited to join forces with Falck, a global leader in healthcare and emergency services,"
said Carl Dietrich, Founder & President of Jump Aero Incorporated.
"Together, we will push the boundaries of what is possible in the industry, leveraging eVTOL aircraft technology to enhance the speed, efficiency and effectiveness of healthcare and emergency response operations.”
Fastest personal transportation
The new eVTOL design, JA1 Pulse, is designed to help medical professionals arrive at the scene of a rural emergency as fast as possible with critical life-saving equipment. It will be capable of dash speeds of 250 knots making it the fastest form of sustainable personal transportation with the goal of providing the largest coverage radius within the critical 8-minute emergency response window.