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Often when we visit organizations to provide training or a safety audit we find outdated equipment being used. It is also common for an operator to be using equipment that has long since been replaced by a much more effective piece of gear.
While the world of search and rescue equipment is always evolving, there are certain items that have been proven to be the best option for safety for several years. In this article Rob does a great job breaking down the basics of what is considered the current industry standard for many of these items.