Air Evac Lifeteam Pilot Honored with Regional Award

Portsmouth, Ohio, pilot and Base Pilot Supervisor Shane Oldfield, right, was recently honored as the Air Evac Lifeteam Region 2 Pilot of the Year. He is pictured with Aaron Winfield, regional director of flight operations.

Portsmouth, Ohio, Air Evac Lifeteam pilot Shane Oldfield was recently honored as the company’s Region 2 Pilot of the Year. Region 2 includes all Air Evac Lifeteam bases in Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia and the Lafayette, Tenn., base.

Aaron Winfield, regional director of flight operations, said the Pilot of the Year is presented to the pilot who has exceeded job expectations by presenting a professional image, is a team player, demonstrates a desire to increase knowledge and skills, and actively pursues opportunities to promote Air Evac through community involvement.

“Shane is also the base pilot supervisor for the Portsmouth base,” Winfield said. “As a base leader, he participates in company and community events. Shane considers the readiness of the Portsmouth base and aircraft his top priority, and takes the safety and maintenance of the aircraft to heart.”

Air Evac Lifeteam, headquartered in O’Fallon, Mo., is the largest independently owned and operated air medical service provider in the United States, with more than 125 air medical bases across 15 states. Air Evac is the preeminent provider of helicopter emergency medical services to communities in need of rapid medical transport to advanced emergency healthcare.

Flight crews, consisting of a pilot, flight nurse and flight paramedic, are on duty 24 hours a day, seven days a week to respond to the scene of an emergency, or provide transportation between medical facilities. For more information, please visit, or like us on Facebook.