I am a flight nurse in Northern Alberta, and thought I could tell you about what it took for me. In Alberta (I have no idea about the law in Ontario) it is the law that a Paramedic must be in the aircraft. The company I work for decided that they would like to try a nurse and paramedic team and see how that worked. Up until then, all flights were manned by either two paramedics, or a paramedic and an EMT. We have another company in Alberta who now use an RN/EMT-P team, but they are the only two in the province. (That is to say, to the best of my knowledge). To become a flight nurse, I had 12 years of hospital experience, 6 of which were in the ER, with a small amount of ICU experience, as well. I hold certifications in ACLS, BTLS (advanced), PALS, and should have a certification in NRBP (although I don't yet). I also have two levels of ACCN. My first level is in ICU and the second is in ER. I know all of this sounds overwhelming, but you just take it one course at a time, and soon enough, you will have everything you need. In order to get this job, I had to actively pursue it and persevere as a casual until a job came open. If I were you, I would start by calling some of the Emergency rooms in Northern Ontario, and ask them how they transport their patients to the larger centres when necessary. Ask if the companies are privately owned, and for their names and then call them. Check and see whether they even use nurses. You'll probably find most of them don't. My advice would be to phone the ERs late at night, when the triage nurses may have more time to talk to you. If you identify yourself as a student, they would likely be happy to talk to you. My email is firstname.lastname@example.org
if you need any help. Good luck.