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Title:
Rescue helicopters and aircraft
Author:
Holden, Henry M.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Berkeley Heights, NJ : Enslow Publishers, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
48 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 24 cm.
Summary:
Presents first-hand accounts of real-life rescues, and examines pilot training, aircraft specifications, and specialized equipment used in air rescue operations.
Language:
English
Contents:
Pilot down -- Rescued from the enemy -- Lifeguard flights and rescue aircraft -- Medevac equipment and crew training -- Rescue in Alaska.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 6.0 1.0 60972.
ISBN:
9780766017191
Format :
Book

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Evacuating hurricane and flood victims when roads are unusable . . . rescuing U.S. pilots from behind enemy lines . . . flying through high winds, heavy turbulence, and blinding snowstorms to get an injured person emergency medical attention. Join Henry M. Holden as he looks at the different aircraft used in rescue missions, from the HU-25 Falcon jet to the Black Hawk helicopter. Interviews of pilots add an exciting edge to this addition to the AIRCRAFT series.


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