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Earlier this year, the New Mexico State Police received initial hoist training from SR3 instructors after purchasing a brand new Airbus H145. SR3 had an incredible experience training with this group of professionals, who were eager to learn. We are pleased to announce that earlier this week, they successfully completed their first ever helicopter hoist […]
In the November 2020 edition of AirMed&Rescue, SR3 Hoist Program Manager Rob Munday talks about selecting the right rescue equipment for helicopter missions. Often when we visit organizations to provide training or a safety audit we find outdated equipment being used. It is also common for an operator to be using equipment that has long […]
Check out this sweet video from some mountain rescue training in Red Rock Canyon, in Las Vegas!
Click above to download a great feature article written by Jason Jorgensen while attending our initial hoist rescue course provided to the New Mexico State Police in Albuquerque, NM In June 2020.
At HAI heli-expo 2020 – SR3 Rescue concepts was invited by Vertical Magazine to host a round table discussion with SAR professionals from around the world including Canada, Ireland, and locations in the USA such as Montana, Las Vegas and San Diego. We discuss memorable rescues and tips for staying safe, and more, please enjoy!
In this video, SR3 instructors demonstrate the proper use of a tagline during a litter extraction. This is a very effective means to prevent spin, particularly in confined areas. The tagline attendant is positioned on the ground far enough away to create a proper angle, allowing for control of the litter. Angle is critical – […]
SR3 will be presenting a class on technical hoist operations at APSCON 2019 that you won’t want to miss! The topics will include risk mitigation, night hoisting, high altitude and confined operations along with ship pilot transfers at sea. We have included a little bit for everyone in this class! Follow this link for more […]
This hoist with spin video has been doing the rounds recently on all the social media platforms. Rather than criticize, here are 5 tips for hoisting a litter: 1) Use a tag line! Not only that, use it properly! Attach it to the very end of the litter and use a weak link with quick […]
SR3 recently had the honor of presenting at the APSA Rescue Summit in Atlanta. Our class on night helicopter search and rescue operations was written with participation in mind. As a result, the group did not disappoint! Instructors Jason Connell and Dave Callen provided an overview of the methods used during night operations. In addition, […]