Survival skills

Sep 30, 2010 - 7:19 AM
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is said to be close to responding to an FAA request that it withdraw a June notice that seeks to impose a total
Sep 30, 2010 - 6:20 AM
Eurocopter and aviation beacon specialist Kannad are introducing a “new-generation” emergency locator transmitter (ELT) that features antenna redundancy.
Mar 31, 2010 - 6:24 AM
The FAA has issued a supplemental type certificate (STC) to Sierra Industries for the installation of the Artex C406 (406 MHz) emergency locator transmitte
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 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 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 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