Dynamic Rollout: An Unnecessary Risk

By |2017-02-03T14:15:17-05:00November 23rd, 2015|Helicopter Gear, Products, Safety, Videos|

I operated as a helicopter rescue swimmer for almost a decade before hearing the phrase "ring rollout." When you consider that the hoist-hook installed on U.S. Coast Guard aircraft at the time was the Mil-Spec hook pictured above and the most dangerous hook available, my ignorance of the concept is sobering. Dynamic Rollout or Ring Rollout - [...]

Product Demo: Tri-Sirius Strobe

By |2017-02-03T14:15:18-05:00November 16th, 2015|Boat Gear, Helicopter Gear, Products, Survival|

In this video our Product Development Manager, Mario Vittone, explains the function and use of the Tri-Sirius Strobe.  Developed first for the U.S. Navy, this device allows helicopter and vessel crews to quickly identify their in-water rescuer from other strobe lights in mas-casualty response operations. [vimeo id="142869077" width="600" height="350" autoplay="no" api_params="" class=""][/vimeo] [...]