ERIC Number: ED244756
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Helicopter Operations and Personnel Safety (Helirescue Manual). Fourth Edition.
The illustrated manual includes information on various aspects of helicopter rescue missions, including mission management roles for key personnel, safety rules around helicopters, requests for helicopter support, sample military air support forms, selection of landing zones, helicopter evacuations, rescuer delivery, passenger unloading, crash procedures, wind indicators, and helicopter signals. Appendices include descriptions and performance guides for 16 types of helicopters, helicopter capabilities and limitations, basic heliport rescue kit contents, equipment sources, selection of landing zones, uniform grid map system, air transportation agreement and manifest, guidelines for military aircraft rescue, fire fighting procedures, air control and security, and a guide to the use of aircraft in support of land search and rescue operations. (SB)
Descriptors: Aircraft Pilots, Emergency Squad Personnel, First Aid, Leadership Responsibility, Outdoor Education, Rescue, Safety
Survival Education Association, 9035 Givens Road, Tacoma, WA 98445 ($5.00).
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Emergency Response Inst., Tacoma, WA.; Survival Education Association, Tacoma, WA.
Identifiers: Emergencies; Emergency Evacuations; Emergency Preparedness; Helicopters; Search and Rescue Missions