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Currently
Partly Cloudy
Today is forecast to be nearly the same temperature as yesterday. Showers early, windy.
Chance of Rain
Today 12/14 40%
Chance of Rain
Showers early then continued cloudy and windy in the afternoon. High 6C. Winds SSE at 30 to 50 km/h. Chance of rain 40%.
Partly Cloudy
Today 12/14 20%
Partly Cloudy
Cloudy with gusty winds. Low near 5C. Winds SSE at 40 to 55 km/h. Winds could occasionally gust over 65 km/h.
Partly Cloudy
Tomorrow 12/15 20%
Partly Cloudy
Cloudy with gusty winds. High 6C. Winds SSE at 40 to 65 km/h. Winds could occasionally gust over 80 km/h.
Rain
Tomorrow 12/15 90%
Rain
Windy with rain developing late. Low 4C. Winds SE at 55 to 80 km/h. Chance of rain 90%. Winds could occasionally gust over 95 km/h.

Bond

Jigsaw SAR Helicopter

Eurocopter AS332L2 Super Puma

bond2

Call Signs –

Bond 1 or 2

Rescue Bond 1 or 2

 

Bond 1 is Based on the Miller Platform and Bond 2 is Based at Sumburgh

 

Crew of four

Seats: Nine pax (CAT Tasking)

Nil Seats: Up to 25 survivors

Radius of action: 190nm

30 minutes on scene

155 knots (180 mph)

 

Day/Night Auto

hover capability down to 40ft

Fully automatic transition down facility in all weather conditions

Weather Radar

search capability

Semi Automatic search patterns

FLIR Systems Ultraforce II Forward Looking Infra Red x54 zoom thermal imagery/day TV cameras

Dual homers 121.5/243/406mhz

 

Dual hoist installation

Industry standard

Primary

Goodrich Electric 250fpm / 290ft

Secondary

Goodrich Hydraulic 180fpm / 246ft

AFC joystick

Hoist Camera

 

Satellite phone

Satellite Flight Following

CMA3000 Flight Management System

Backup Trimble GPS

30 million candle power Nitesun

Skyshout

Air droppable Liferaft

 

Medical Equipment

Defibrillator

Patient Monitors

Extensive winchable First Response Bag (FRB)

Medicines/drugs

Oxygen/Entonox

2x Winchable stretchers

 

Availability

0700-1900 10 Minute Airborne

1900-0700 30 Minute Airborne

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