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Tuesday, March 6, 2012
The tail-end of this week's storms were whipping through the area, and CALSTAR 6 lead pilot Kris Hunt was guiding the helicopter over Kingsbury Grade. In the back of the chopper, flight nurses Ted Langevin and Nathan Schwab were busy caring for a man who had been injured when a vehicle struck him Thursday night.
Posted by asunewadmin at 3/6/2012 8:17:00 PM
Monday, January 16, 2012
ASU is looking for a qualified NVG Installation Technician. Technician is responsible for the installation of supplemental lighting systems to include rotorcraft and fixed wing aircraft. To include completion of associated paperwork; delivering professional customer service over the phone and in the field; coordination of post installation updates and participating in procedural documentation, etc. Additionally responsibilities may include but are not limited to performing general aircraft maintenance. This position is full time with benefits upon successful completion of 90 day probationary period.
Posted by asunewadmin at 1/16/2012 5:06:00 PM
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Lutheran Air is always on call and when the sun goes down is no exception. "We've been flying at night safely for quite some time. We've just taken it to a whole new level with night vision goggles," Rex Alexander, a pilot with Lutheran Air, said. The new night vision goggles magnify available light to make the eyes see things they otherwise couldn't see in the dark. Light is brought in from one end of the lens and amplified three to four times, turning the black abyss of night into a green field of clarity.
Posted by asunewadmin at 12/13/2011 9:13:00 PM
Friday, December 2, 2011
An Air Corps AW 139 helicopter has completed the transfer of a patient from Castlebar to Cork tonight. The Air Corps helicopter collected the patient and medical team at 4.50pm in Castlebar and transferred them to Cork completing the mission at 6.15pm. The mission was completed using specialist Night Vision Goggles (NVG). This is the 66th Air Ambulance mission carried out by the Air Corps so far this year.
Posted by asunewadmin at 12/2/2011 3:27:00 PM
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - The military has realized the benefits of night vision technology for years. Now pilots with Sanford's Life Flight have been trained and are now using the helmet mounted night-vision goggles. The goggles are especially important for medical emergencies in our rural areas
Posted by asunewadmin at 11/23/2011 3:23:00 PM
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