Links to our favorite online content and news from the aviation industry during the past week.
Aviation Week shares the best images from their 23rd annual photo contest. Over 130 photographers shared more than 500 images and a panel of judges selected the best.
The National Naval Aviation Museum recently honored Navy Lt. Charles Klusmann, who was the first American pilot taken prisoner during the Vietnam War. Klusmann was also the first to escape.
Curbed showcases the best houses in the United States that you can “fly into”, including properties in Wyoming, Texas, Florida and more.
Engineers at HMS Sultan in Gosport came together on the parade ground for a series of timed helicopter pulls for the annual charity event.
Organised by members of the Royal Navy Air Engineering and Survival School, teams of 10 from throughout the naval base took it in turns to make timed runs while pulling a Sea King helicopter from one end of the parade ground to the other.
Efforts over the last ten years have transformed a loose affiliation of agencies to a true partnership that provides an integrated aviation response to serve the communities of the Pacific Northwest.
Recent News and Resources form Belfort Instrument
Belfort Instrument supports the effort of the HEMS tool to enhance EMS flight safety by working to include more sources of timely weather reporting. Belfort continues to work towards the inclusion of more Automated Weather Observation Systems into the HEMS model.
The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the U.S. Climate Reference Network (USCRN) have published general guidelines to classify sites for precipitation gauges such that they are “Regionally and Spatially” representative. This detailed information is available in their online publications WMO-No8 CIMO Guide, 2010 and U.S. Climate Reference Network Site Information Handbook, 2002. The following summarizes the essence of their guidelines.
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