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Mark your calendar – SR3 and the RealResq are excited to announce our next webinar course on swift water hoist rescue operations! This webinar will be presented by SR3 instructors Steph Maier and Jason Quinn, who both have extensive experience teaching and conducting these challenging rescues. Topics will include: This event is scheduled for Tuesday […]

Swift Water Hoist Rescue Webinar

Come ride along on an aerial firefighting training class with SR3 Rescue concepts! Delivered by experienced pilots and ground crew with decades of combined fire experience, SR3 can provide all types of aerial firefighting instruction from initial program stand-up through to advanced classes. Covering all aspects of fire suppression, from ground school where we discuss […]

SR3 Aerial Firefighting Training

In the November 2020 edition of AirMed&Rescue, SR3 Hoist Program Manager Rob Munday talks about selecting the right rescue equipment for helicopter missions. Often when we visit organizations to provide training or a safety audit we find outdated equipment being used. It is also common for an operator to be using equipment that has long […]

Rescue Equipment – Are You Doing It Right?

Check out this sweet video from some mountain rescue training in Red Rock Canyon, in Las Vegas!

Mountain Rescue Training

Click above to download a great feature article written by Jason Jorgensen while attending our initial hoist rescue course provided to the New Mexico State Police in Albuquerque, NM In June 2020.

HeliOps magazine – Air Support article

At HAI heli-expo 2020 – SR3 Rescue concepts was invited by Vertical Magazine to host a round table discussion with SAR professionals from around the world including Canada, Ireland, and locations in the USA such as Montana, Las Vegas and San Diego. We discuss memorable rescues and tips for staying safe, and more, please enjoy!

“Life on the wire” – A round table SAR discussion

In this video, SR3 instructors demonstrate the proper use of a tagline during a litter extraction. This is a very effective means to prevent spin, particularly in confined areas. The tagline attendant is positioned on the ground far enough away to create a proper angle, allowing for control of the litter. Angle is critical – […]

SR3 Litter/Tagline Demo

SR3 will be presenting a class on technical hoist operations at APSCON 2019 that you won’t want to miss! The topics will include risk mitigation, night hoisting, high altitude and confined operations along with ship pilot transfers at sea. We have included a little bit for everyone in this class! Follow this link for more […]

Technical Hoist Operations – APSCON 2019

This hoist with spin video has been doing the rounds recently on all the social media platforms. Rather than criticize, here are 5 tips for hoisting a litter: 1) Use a tag line! Not only that, use it properly! Attach it to the very end of the litter and use a weak link with quick […]

Mitigating litter spin

SR3 recently had the honor of presenting at the APSA Rescue Summit in Atlanta. Our class on night helicopter search and rescue operations was written with participation in mind. As a result, the group did not disappoint! Instructors Jason Connell and Dave Callen provided an overview of the methods used during night operations. In addition, […]

APSA Rescue Summit Night Helicopter Rescue Class