Coast Guard Helo training

This weekend we partnered up with US Coast Guard to do some Helicopter training in the mountains around Kodiak. Purpose of this training was to get more familiarized with operating with the Cost Guard in a winter environment. KISAR spent the day practicing ingress/egress into helicopter while under power in a mountain landing scenario.  Members also practiced being raised and lowered  from helicopter in the rescue basket.  Thanks to the the US Coast Guard for their partnership and including us in there training.


USCG HH-60 Jayhawk on Pyramid Mountain


Basket training on USCG HH-65 Dolphin


KISAR member practicing egress from helo on pyramid

About kisar1986

Kodiak Island Search & Rescue (KISAR) is a non-profit organization whose objectives are exclusively charitable, scientific or educational. Specifically, our purposes are: To furnish highly trained volunteers and dog teams for search and rescue for the benefit and welfare of the community To organize and support the continuing education and training of volunteers, dog teams and support personnel in accepted search and rescue methods. To increase public awareness of search and rescue trained volunteers and dog teams and provide informational and educational programs and demonstrations to institutions, agencies and community organizations.
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