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Sunday, May 8, 2011

Air Medical Today™ Episode 27 - EPNetwork

Episode 27 of the Air Medical Today Podcast for May 7, 2011 has been published.  In this episode I interview Mr. Rex Alexander, who is a consultant specializing in safety training related to the air medical and helicopter industry.

Rex is currently the Regional Operations Manager for the Central United States for Omniflight Helicopters, Inc.  He has worked in multiple capacities over the 16 years he has been with Omniflight, including pilot, safety manager, and base manager.  He serves on the board of directors for the National EMS Pilots Association as the President and served as the President of the Indiana Association of Air Medical Services for five years.

Rex owns and operates his own company called RJ Alexander Consulting, L.L.C. specializing in consulting and training directly related to the air medical, safety and helicopter industries.  He currently sits on the Helicopter Association International’s Air Medical Committee and Helipad Committee and is a member of the National Fire Protection Association committee for helipad design.

Rex has lectured throughout the United States to multiple air-medical, fire, EMS, and law enforcement agencies on a wide range of aviation and safety topics.  He is an alumnus of Parks College of Engineering Aviation, and Technology of Saint Louis University, from where he holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation Maintenance and Management.  He is a licensed commercial helicopter pilot and a certified airframe and power-plant technician.

Rex is a former member of the United States Military, serving worldwide as an Aero-Scout instructor pilot for eleven years with the U.S. Army both on active duty and in the Indiana National Guard.  He and his wife Cindy live in Fort Wayne, Indiana with their three children.