RHT

Helicopter Rescue Hoist Trainer

Needs

THE RESCUE HOIST TRAINING SYSTEM IS THE GREATEST SINGLE INVESTMENT FOR HELICOPTER RESCUE OPERATIONS PERFORMED UNDER DIFFICULT CONDITIONS.

Using helicopters with integrated hoisting systems will get a large growing business within the next years.

There are a lot of missions which have to be daily solved by aircrew from:

  • Coast Guards
  • Mountain Rescue Organisations
  • Police and Special Forces
  • Naval Forces
  • Army
  • Services for offshore industries especially for oil rigs and wind power plants
  • Most of these jobs have to be done within shortest time and personal stress combined with high risk as well as harsh weather conditions.
  • Operating winching systems at helicopters require a high degree of confidence and experience

Needs

Benefits

LEARN HANDLING AND LIMITATIONS FOR HELICOPTER RESCUE OPERATIONS

  • Performing comprehensive training for rescue operations within a safe environment using the dynamic hoisting simulator
  • To achieve a high degree of confidence and experience operating winching systems at helicopters
  • Reduces risks and saves expensive helicopter operating hours

  • Trains basic procedures for the operation of hoist equipment and crew coordination

Offers specific training and procedures for:

  • Communication and handling of radio equipment
  • Helicopter access during hovering
  • Standard pattern-work using the hoist with empty hook and load
  • Techniques for handling passengers
  • Hoisting training during unsteady flight conditions
  • General handling and usage of various rescue equipment during flight
  • Advanced evacuation situations (mountains, roofs, forests, cable cars etc.)
  • Normal and emergency procedures
  • Ground training for loading/unloading of persons in combination with various rescue equipment

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Features

DOWNWASH FAN

DOWNWASH FAN

The downwash fan simulates the downwash effect by the rotor blades and is installed on a special purpose built crane that must be man-rated for handling of helicopter crew and rescue teams.
HELICOPTER WINCH

HELICOPTER WINCH

The helicopter rescue winch installed on top of the helicopter cabin has a slew able beam. The length of the rope is about 12 meters that turned out as the optimum length for simulating all rescue operations.
HELICOPTER CABIN

HELICOPTER CABIN

The helicopter cabin can be either an original cabin or a generic cabin, simulating different types of helicopters.
BUILDING

BUILDING

The dimensions for a purpose built building require a length of 50 meters, 20 meters width and a height of minimum 20 meters.
INSIDE FEATURES

INSIDE FEATURES

Helicopter or mock-up structure which can be controlled from the floor level or from the cockpit, sound simulation, strobe lights for optical effects (turning rotor blades), video supervision of the hoisting area, communication system and training equipment like harnesses, rope systems, helmets and rescue litters.
CABIN CAR AND CHAIR LIFT

CABIN CAR AND CHAIR LIFT

Installation of many different equipment like chair lift and cabin car for training of rescue operations out of this equipment or for maintenance and repair activities. Alternatively, houses for rescue operations from the roof or balcony, or a slope adjustable in the inclination for rescue operations in mountain areas.
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References

TRAINING CENTRE BAD TÖLZ – GERMANY

TRAINING CENTRE BAD TÖLZ – GERMANY

The training centre was established by the German Mountain Rescue Organisation end of 2010. Since this date more than twelf thousand rescue staff have been trained at this facility. Since end of 2013 AMST has a cooperation agreement with the Bavarian mountain rescue organisation and is engaged in further development.
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