In conjunction with Air Zermatt with thanks to Red Bull Media/The Horn

This program is designed to provide information required by mountain rescue and personnel for safe operation in advanced helicopter operations, including those in which rescuers are suspended beneath the helicopter while in flight.

At the conclusion of this program, students should be able to:

  • Understand techniques that contribute to safe and effective use of helicopters in complex operations involving human external cargo (HEC),
  • Understand the basic functions and safety features of HEC operations,
  • Identify key elements of aerodynamics and helicopter operations during hoist and short-haul operations, and
  • Implement helicopter management and safety precautions in complex helicopter operations

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