Coast Guard medevac crewmember near Dutch Harbor, Alaska

KODIAK, Alaska — A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk rescue helicopter aircrew medevac a man approximately 130 nm southwest of Dutch Harbor, Alaska, Thursday.​ At 11:02 a.m. an Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew hoisted the man and transferred him to awaiting commercial medevac services in Dutch Harbor for further transport to Anchorage. At 1:32 Leer másCoast Guard medevac crewmember near Dutch Harbor, Alaska[…]

Erickson Inc adquiere los certificados de tipo para los helicópteros Bell 214ST y B/B1

PORTLAND, ORE. – Erickson Inc. y Bell Textron Inc. han anunciado a principios de mes (septiembre de 2020) la firma de los acuerdos para iniciar la transferencia de los certificados de tipo (type certificates) para las tres variantes de los helicópteros Bell 214 (Bell 214ST, 214B y 214B1), que pasarán a ser propiedad de Erickson Incorporated. Leer másErickson Inc adquiere los certificados de tipo para los helicópteros Bell 214ST y B/B1[…]

Coast Guard assists fishing boat Kayden Nicole off Key West

MIAMI​ — Coast Guard rescue crews assisted a 73-foot commercial fishing boat, Kayden Nicole,​ after it started taking on water about 46 miles northwest of Key West. The Kayden Nicole’s emergency positioning​ indicating radio beacon alerted Coast Guard watchstanders that the three person crew was in distress. Station Key West‘s​ 45-foot Response Boat—Medium crew arrived Leer másCoast Guard assists fishing boat Kayden Nicole off Key West[…]

Coast Guard, Air National Guard conduct long-range joint rescue mission

SAN FRANCISCO —​ The Coast Guard and Air National Guard completed a four-day, long-range, joint rescue mission to medevac a critically injured 39-year-old man aboard a cargo ship located approximately 1,300 miles west of San Francisco,​ Friday.​ The motor vessel Ocean Applaud contacted 11th Coast Guard District command center watchstanders​ Monday​ regarding a crewmember who reportedly Leer másCoast Guard, Air National Guard conduct long-range joint rescue mission[…]

USS Kidd (DDG 100), Coast Guard, apprehend 3 smugglers, seize $ 6 million in cocaine in the Caribbean Sea

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico​ —​ The Coast Guard, Navy and U.S. law enforcement partners seized 225 kilograms of cocaine and apprehended three suspected smugglers following the interdiction of a drug smuggling go-fast in the Caribbean Sea, Monday. Two suspected smugglers are Dominican Republic nationals and one is Colombian, while the seized cocaine has a wholesale value of Leer másUSS Kidd (DDG 100), Coast Guard, apprehend 3 smugglers, seize $ 6 million in cocaine in the Caribbean Sea[…]

Coast Guard rescues surfer and assists 3 others from Cape Falcon, Oregon

SEATTLE —​ A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk rescue helicopter aircrew hoisted a​ surfer in distress​ and assisted three others Saturday afternoon from rocks​ at Cape Falcon near Manzanita, Oregon. At​ 5:15​ p.m.,​ watchstanders​ at the Coast Guard Sector Columbia River​ Command Center received a request for assistance from Tillamook County​ dispatch reporting a​ male surfer​ who​ Leer másCoast Guard rescues surfer and assists 3 others from Cape Falcon, Oregon[…]

Sikorsky S-70i Firehawk, el Black Hawk para la lucha contra el fuego

Aunque el Black Hawk nació como un helicóptero militar Sikorsky lo adaptó para luchar contra el fuego y realizar operaciones de rescate. La versión actual S-70i Firehawk es una máquina única en su clase que puede operar con fuertes vientos, en grandes altitudes y de noche a una velocidad de hasta 140 kts. Easy Fire El Leer másSikorsky S-70i Firehawk, el Black Hawk para la lucha contra el fuego[…]

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