The 2-211th General Support Aviation Battalion of the Utah National Guard hoisted a seriously injured 20-year-old man off the face of the Uintah Mountains.
EMERCOM promises more firefighting jets by 2025
The Russian Emergency Control Ministry (EMERCOM) Minister Vladimir Puchkov has announced that the service will obtain six Beriev Be-200ChS firefighting planes before 2025. The promised planes will come in addition to the acquisition of six Be-200ChS jets by the end of 2018 that he announced in January this year.
Puchkov explained: “[EMERCOM] is going to get six Be-200ChS planes by the end of 2018 and another six upgraded amphibious planes before 2025.” He added that Ministry’s divisions across the country are already receiving new Russian-manufactured rescue tools and equipment, including multipurpose Sukhoi Superjet 100 planes, Mil Mi-8MVT helicopters, ground firefighting vehicles and UAVs.
A pilot and aircrew of Rescue 651 have been recognised with a Commendation Award at the National SAR Awards in Canberra.
A C-130J Super Hercules aircraft departed from Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, loaded with medical and recovery supplies.
ALEA is encouraging public safety agencies considering drone operations to use these standards as a guiding document.
Ansett will invest in the development of what Viking said will be the first ever level D full flight simulator for the CL-415.