Merzlak, Paul
August 2009
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Aug2009, Vol. 135 Issue 8, p4
Conference Proceeding
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses an article on the warnings by retired Coast Guard captain Jim Howe and reservist Jim Dolbow regarding the service's budget and older equipment, the evolution of the service's helicopter force by Neal Corbin and the article "To Fight and Save," by Craig Allen Jr.


Related Articles

  • MASTERS OF RESCUE. Thompson, Kalee // Popular Mechanics;Apr2009, Vol. 186 Issue 4, p82 

    The article reports on how Coast Guard professionals are put to the test by ocean cliffs, sea caves and a treacherous stretch of coastline known as the Graveyard of the Pacific PM at the Coast Guard's Advanced Helicopter Rescue School in Astoria, Oregon. The Coast Guard's HH-60 Jayhawk is the...

  • Coast Guard Scrambles For Branson Splashdown. Hughes, David // Aviation Week & Space Technology;1/4/1999, Vol. 150 Issue 1, p33 

    Report the rescue of the United States Coast Guard on two balloonist who splashdown the water offshore Oahu, Hawaii. Details on the accident; Information on the helicopters used in the rescue; Comment from Virgin Group Chairman Richard Branson.

  • Coast Guard Jayhawks `go long' offshore. Proctor, Paul // Aviation Week & Space Technology;6/16/1997, Vol. 146 Issue 25, p182 

    Spotlights the US Coast Guard Group Astoria's use of three Sikorsky HH-60J Jayhawk helicopters. The Jayhawk's multirole capability; The advantages of its large cabin, quick-fit forward looking infrared capability, and sophisticated avionics systems; The significant increases that have been made...

  • COAST GUARD HH-65C GETS HIGH MARKS. Peterson, Gordon L. // Naval Aviation News;Jan/Feb2007, Vol. 89 Issue 2, p22 

    The article features the HH-65C rescue mission helicopter of the U.S. Coast Guard. The HH-65C offers higher dispatch and readiness availability rates than the HH-65A/B. The helicopter has increased power availability, combined with greater aircraft gross weight limits. Furthermore, it provide...

  • Liberty Girl Floats! Wilkinson, Stephan // Aviation History;Jul2008, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p10 

    The article discusses on the accidents encountered by disqualified Welsh veterinarian Maurice Kirk when ditching his Piper Club in the Caribbean 80 miles off the Dominican Republic in February 2008. It is averred that U.S. Coast Guard helicopter was sent from Miami to rescue him. Kirk had...

  • Coast Guard HC-144 Aircraft Conducts First SAR Mission. Biesecker, Calvin // Defense Daily;2/27/2008, Vol. 237 Issue 38, p4 

    The article reports on the first search and rescue (SAR) mission conducted by the U.S. Coast Guard's new HC-144 aircraft. According to Coast Guard Chief of Staff Ronald Papp, the new Maritime Patrol Aircraft is already showing great capability in its early going after one of the aircraft...

  • Bad Trip. McCormick, Herb // Cruising World;4/1/2015, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p122 

    The article offers the author's insights on the Coast Guard helicopter rescue of Australian sailors Jason and Reg McGlashan, who set sail on Friday the 13th of February 2015 in the North Atlantic when a northeaster and blizzard warning was issued. He mentions two other Coast Guard rescues,...

  • The Next Coast Guard HELO. Corbin, Neal A. // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Aug2009, Vol. 135 Issue 8, p30 

    The article features the helicopters that will be deployed by the U.S. Coast Guard which include the AgustaWestland NV 139 (AW139) and the Eurocopter 175 (EC175) from Eurocopter Group. It states that the two helicopters can fill the gap between the capabilities of HH-65 Dolphin and HH-60 Jayhawk...

  • CAPT Bobby Wilks - USCG Aviator and Minority Trailblazer. Thiesen, William // Wings of Gold;Fall2016, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p26 

    The article presents profile of Bobby Charles Wilks, an aviator of the U.S. Coast Guard. Topics discussed include his education from the Saint Louis University in Saint Louis, Missouri; a award from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration won by him for rescue performed at the Coast Guard Air...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics