Flight Medical, the developer and manufacture of the HT-50 and Flight 60 ventilators commented today on the recent lawsuits filed by Newport in Israel and the US: "Flight Medical has its own intellectual property rights and respects the intellectual property rights of others. We have reviewed the patent infringement claims asserted by Newport and determined that they are without any merit. " Michael Burshtine, president and CEO of Flight Medical added that "we are committed to our partners, customers and the users of our products. We will continue to supply them with top of the line ventilators and will vigorously defend against the meritless claims that Newport has asserted against us."

Flight Medical is a developer, manufacturer, and marketer of portable ventilators distributed worldwide and recognized for their reliability, autonomy and performance.