January 2005
Sea Power;Jan2005, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p128
The article presents information on several aircrafts in the U.S. Coast Guard. The aircraft HC-130H is a long-range search-and-logistics turboprop aircraft that can transport up to 86 passengers, 50,000 pounds of cargo or large quantities of rescue/survival and/or oil pollution-control equipment. The aircraft also can be used for delivery of search-and-rescue equipment, such as life rafts and dewatering pumps, as well as for dispersant for oilpollution control. The article also informs that the aircraft HU-25 is a medium-range search-and-rescue turbojet aircraft that enables Coast Guard crews to get on-scene quickly and stay airborne for up to four hours.


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