SPONSORED BY: Breeze-Eastern
This program is designed to provide the introductory information required by mountain rescue and search and rescue personnel for safe operation in and around helicopters. The program also provides a tool for annual review for the experienced responder.
This material is designed for search and rescue professionals that work occasionally with helicopters in their search and/or rescue operations.
At the conclusion of this program, students should be able to:
- Recognize key issues that contribute to effective use of helicopters in search and rescue,
- Understand the basic functions and operation of helicopters,
- Identify key elements of aerodynamics, helicopter design and controls, and
- Implement helicopter management and safety precautions.
To achieve the Certificate of Completion, participants must review each of the five Lessons, complete a Comprehension Quiz after each lesson, and score 80% or better on the Final Exam.
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