Jul 28, 2009 - 6:22 AM
The 27-minute search for the life-rafts occupied by the survivors of a Bond-operated Eurocopter EC 225 helicopter that ditched into the North Sea on <link
Jun 30, 2009 - 11:13 AM
Despite proposing mandatory equipage with emergency locator transmitters that broadcast on 406 MHz by Feb.
Mar 30, 2009 - 5:12 AM
In an effort to cut down on the more than 2,000 false distress signals it receives each year from emergency locator transmitters (ELT) and emergency positi
Jan 27, 2009 - 6:21 AM
Satellite monitoring of 121.5-MHz emergency locator transmitters (ELTs) will end as of February 1.
Jan 5, 2009 - 6:01 AM
As of February 1, search-and-rescue satellites will stop monitoring 121.5 MHz, one of the frequencies used by emergency locator transmitters.
May 19, 2008 - 10:29 AM
A voice-capable, three-frequency ELT made by the UK’s HT Smith Group is now being marketed in North America by Winslow Life Raft of Lake Suzy, Fla.
May 2, 2008 - 5:27 AM
For the second time in three years the international requirements for ELT equipage are changing, but this time the International Civil Aviation Organizatio
Jan 11, 2008 - 4:27 AM
Weather satellites equipped to detect emergency locator transmitters helped rescue an estimated 1,500 sailors, hikers, downed pilots and others around the
Nov 28, 2007 - 11:17 AM
Most pilots by now have heard about the plan to end satellite monitoring of emergency locator transmitter (ELT) distress signals broadcast over 121.5- and
Nov 2, 2007 - 11:13 AM
Many operators are installing 406-MHz emergency locator transmitters in place of the 121.5-MHz units as the January 1 deadline approaches on a new regulati