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I See Red! Red Light Illumination in Helicopter Air Ambulance Services

Fall 2019

Schober P, Schwarte LA. 19(3). 22 - 23. (Journal Article)


Helicopter air ambulance services (HAA) increasingly operate during darkness, and the cockpit crew prefers a dimmed light to be used in the cabin. Our HAA team is currently researching the use of dimmed red light. We encountered a downside to the use of red light-some texts and symbols became virtually invisible.

Keywords: helicopter; air ambulance; red light

PMID: 31539429

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