CLARIFICATION ON TERM “UNINJURED” IN LSC OWNERS MANUALS

By | September 28th, 2018|Boat Gear, Helicopter Gear, Products, The Gear, Training|

U.S. Coast Guard Rescue Swimmer training in cliff rescue operations using the LSC Quick Strop Some customers   have expressed concern, and even confusion,  over the term “uninjured”  in our owner’s manuals.  For example, “The Quick Strop shall be used to hoist uninjured persons only,” is stated in the Quick Strop manual  and one [...]

Bringing Reality Inside: Hoist Emergency Response Training

By | April 25th, 2016|Training, Videos|

Rescue crews train on everything.  Boat crews perform drills  on man-overboard, fire, flooding, loss of steering, you name it.  Helicopter crews drill on everything too.  In my time in helicopters I remember drilling on cabin fire and smoke, ditching and escape,  total power loss and auto-rotation, I even remember watching an instructor pilot pull back an [...]