Rescue

May 19, 2008 - 7:41 AM
“If you haven’t flown a search-and-rescue (SAR) mission, it is difficult to appreciate just how hard it is to find an aircraft on the ground,” John Desmara
May 16, 2008 - 11:50 AM
Among those involved in search- and-rescue operations at the World Trade Center after September 11 were several dogs and their handlers.
May 9, 2008 - 4:49 AM
<em>More than a year later, southern Manhattan still seems scarred, incomplete; the variegated skyline stretching the length of the island seems an archite
May 6, 2008 - 6:29 AM
Last September 10, the New York City Police aviation unit had a detailed disaster response and high-rise rescue plan in place.
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
Dec 10, 2007 - 11:18 AM
Meanwhile, the Helicopter Association of Australia (HAA) has set up a disaster committee that will help local and international agencies quickly pinpoint t
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 26, 2007 - 11:16 AM
For those toiling for oil on the roiling North Sea, the stormy nature of that piece of water keeps the possibility of rescue constantly in mind.
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