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Traverse City Coast Guard to Receive Fleet Upgrade

Traverse City Coast Guard to Receive Fleet Upgrade

The Coast Guard Air Station in Traverse City will soon receive three new MH-60T Jayhawk helicopters for their air rescues and emergency services on Lake Superior. They currently have four MH-65 Dolphin helicopters that have been in service since 1990, which will be sent to other air stations in the country. The Jayhawk has anti-icing… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 27-Feb-17

US Coast Guard helicopters train aboard the US Navy’s newest warship

US Coast Guard helicopters train aboard the US Navy’s newest warship

The Navy’s newest amphibious transport dock ship and Coast Guard medium range recovery helicopters trained together in several ship and helicopter exercises Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, while transiting the Gulf of Mexico. During the training, two Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopters based out of Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile in Mobile, Ala., flew parts… Read more »

Source: US Coast Guard, 14-Feb-14

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Final MH-60J to MH-60T conversion begins for US Coast Guard

Final MH-60J to MH-60T conversion begins for US Coast Guard

The Coast Guard’s H-60 Conversion Project, which modernizes the Service’s legacy fleet of H-60J Jayhawks to the upgraded MH-60T configuration, recently achieved three major milestones, project officials said. On March 15, 2013, the last MH-60J pilot completed training to transition to the MH-60T; on May 2, the last MH-60J air station completed the transition to… Read more »

Source: US Coast Guard, 31-May-13

US Coast Guard deploys two MH-60s to St. Paul, Alaska

US Coast Guard deploys two MH-60s to St. Paul, Alaska

Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak temporarily deployed two MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crews to St. Paul, Alaska, Sunday to safeguard the crab fleet and other fishing vessels engaged in winter fisheries in Southwestern Alaska. With an increased number of vessels operating in the region, the Coast Guard deployed the crews to provide a more rapid response… Read more »

Source: US Coast Guard, 16-Jan-13

USCG selects Honeywell’s vibration monitoring system for MH-60T fleet

USCG selects Honeywell’s vibration monitoring system for MH-60T fleet

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has been awarded a $4.8 million contract to install health and usage monitoring systems (HUMS) onboard the entire fleet of U.S. Coast Guard MH-60T helicopters. For the U.S. Coast Guard, the installation and use of HUMS is critically important and paramount to the success of its missions. Unscheduled maintenance events can cause mission aborts that… Read more »

Source: Honeywell, 17-Dec-12

US Coast Guard opens seasonal Arctic operations base

US Coast Guard opens seasonal Arctic operations base

The Coast Guard opened its seasonal forward operating location in Barrow Monday in preparation for the anticipated increase of maritime activities in the Arctic. FOL Barrow is part of Arctic Shield 2012, which focuses on operations, outreach and an assessment of the Coast Guard’s capabilities above the Arctic Circle. The FOL in Barrow consists of… Read more »

Source: US Coast Guard, 17-Jul-12

US Coast Guard warns of crew complacency in July 2010 accident report

US Coast Guard warns of crew complacency in July 2010 accident report

A failure to observe altitude restrictions and maintain situational awareness at low altitudes and high speeds are among six factors the Coast Guard says contributed to the fatal crash of a MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter near La Push, Wash., July 7, 2010, according to a final action memo drafted here and released Monday that summarizes the key findings… Read more »

Source: US Coast Guard, 20-Mar-12

US Coast Guard drops charges against co-pilot crash survivor

US Coast Guard drops charges against co-pilot crash survivor

The 17th Coast Guard District commander, Rear Adm. Thomas P. Ostebo, dismissed criminal charges without prejudice against Lt. Lance Leone Tuesday, stemming from his role as co-pilot of Coast Guard helicopter CG-6017, which crashed on July 7, 2010. Leone, the sole survivor of the crash, was charged Sept. 30, 2011, with violating three punitive articles… Read more »

Source: US Coast Guard, 08-Mar-12

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