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Rescue above the sea of fog

Through the fog thanks to instrument flight rules

Date:
10-11-18

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Jahresbericht_2014_en.pdf

… Rega’s latest major project, known as “Thor”, aims to make more weather data available for helicopter operations. In addition, approximately 60 new weather stations and webcams are to be installed all over Switzerland. However, the project does not just stop at collecting data. Ways need to be found to transmit this information directly into the…

Date:
12-09-19

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/fileadmin/seiteninhalt/Aktuell/Jahresbericht/Jahresbericht_2014_en.pdf

PDF_Rega_Magazin_91_en.pdf

… cloud on this Sunday morning in ­February. Al­ checks the data from the Rega weather stations ready at just under 200 vertical metres, the and the live images from webcams at the var­ 40 steep walls on the left and right of the valley ious locations. That gives him an overview of floor disappear in the dense fog. From the the current…

Date:
12-09-19

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/fileadmin/seiteninhalt/Aktuell/1414/PDF_Rega_Magazin_91_en.pdf

Hiking with foresight

On a hike, a minor incident can quickly turn into an emergen

Date:
20-07-20

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Illustration_Retten_im_Blindflug_en.pdf

… flight rules (IFR), up-to-date weather data needs to be available around the clock. Therefore Rega is investing in the installation of up to 60 new weather stations and webcams. The aim is that in future this information is transmitted directly into the cockpit. Ways are also being sought to enable Rega pilots to immediately take advantage of…

Date:
17-12-19

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/fileadmin/seiteninhalt/PDFs/Illustrationen_Centerfolds/Illustration_Retten_im_Blindflug_en.pdf

PDF_Rega_Magazin_89_en.pdf

… In brief Precise data for all-weather air rescue Rega is another step closer to realising its vision of rescuing 6 whatever the weather: in summer 2017, the last webcams went into operation on the Brünig and at the Lago di Lucendro on the Gotthard Pass, thus bringing its several-year weather project to a close on sched­ ule. Some 60…

Date:
12-09-19

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PDF_Rega_Magazin_88_en.pdf

… experience and equipment are required. Source: www.sicher-bergwandern.ch Navigation the weather, too: you can find out about current conditions on websites and webcams, at cable car stations and mountain huts, or by talking to local residents. Say no if necessary Too much of a challenge heightens the risk of accidents and is less…

Date:
12-09-19

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PDF_Rega_Magazin_85_en.pdf

… data about the flying weather is vital for IFR helicopter flights. Therefore, together with Meteo Schweiz and Meteotest, Rega is installing new weather stations and webcams that deliver precise meteorological data, particularly along the IRF flight routes. Other installations are being equipped with laser-based ceilometers, for example. The…

Date:
12-09-19

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