R44 Became Entangled In Plastic Along With The Animal
Alaska is known for its heavy use of aircraft in innumerable
situations. But in this case, a ranch hand flying an R44 found
himself at the wrong end of what must have been a very bizarre
situation, with fatal results.
Under The Hood
Indicates that the pilot is using a hood to restrict visibility
outside the cockpit while simulating instrument flight. An
appropriately rated pilot is required in the other control seat
while this operation is being conducted.
Aero-Linx: The Coast Guard
Aviation Training Center
The Coast Guard Aviation Training Center (ATC) in Mobile,
Alabama is a multi-mission unit, acting as the Coast Guard's
aviation and capabilities development center, as well as an
operational air station. Training is conducted to qualify Coast
Guard pilots in the HU-25 "Guardian", the HH-60 "Jayhawk", the
HH-65 "Dolphin" , the HC-130 Hercules, the HC-130J Hercules, and
the HC-144 "Ocean Sentry." All pilots initially trained at ATC
return once a year for a one week proficiency course in their
"The Moon has never been explored before from an
entrepreneurial perspective... I believe the Moon may be the
greatest wealth creation opportunity in history. It's not a
question of if; just of who and when."
Source: Dr. Barney Pell, Co-Founder, CTO and
Vice Chairman of Moon Express, after they announced a
successful flight test of a prototype lunar lander system being
developed in partnership with NASA.