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Aviation Project: Search and Rescue (SAR)

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Marcus Justice Uy

on 14 November 2014

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Transcript of Aviation Project: Search and Rescue (SAR)

By: Marcus Justice Uy
Grade 6 - Ms Shortt

Aviation Project: Search and Rescue (SAR)
Search and Rescue (SAR) is the search for and provision of aid to people who are in distress or imminent danger.

The Federal Level
Provinces and Territories
Volunteer Organizations
Division of Responsibilities:
JRCC Victoria, in British Columbia;
JRCC Trenton, in Ontario; and
JRCC Halifax, in Nova Scotia
SAR operations divided into three
search and rescue regions (SRR)
named after their respective
Joint Rescue Coordination Centres (JRCC):
1. Prevention
2. Response
• Air
• Maritime
• Ground
The Two Pillars:
Royal Canadian Air Force

based across Canada, provide military air resources in response to approximately 1,000 annual SAR taskings.
Examples of Aircrafts used in SAR
Primary rotary-wing aircraft:
CH-149 Cormorant
CH-146 Griffon
SAR fixed-wing aircraft:
CC-115 Buffalo
CC-130 Hercules
Secondary SAR role:
CH-124 Sea King
CP-140 Aurora
History of SAR in Canada

– military search and rescue started in Canada; Wilfred May pioneered the concept of parachuting survival experts into airplane crash sites
– the RCAF enrolled the first three RCAF Pararescue jumpers
– first RCAF pararescue course and graduates stationed to Dartmouth, NS, Sea Island, BC, and Edmonton, AB
– unification of RCAF and RCN with Canadian Army formed the Canadian Forces (CF)
– SAR responsibility was transferred to a single environmental command in the CF

SAR Technicians and Volunteers put their lives at risk "so that others may live"

CAF have approximately 140 SAR technicians
Highly trained specialists who provide advanced pre-hospital medical care and rescue for aviators, mariners and others in distress in remote or hard-to-reach areas
trained to a primary care paramedic national standard with additional advanced skills
Present on every CAF primary SAR aircraft deployed on SAR mission




Benefits of Aviation Technology
to the SAR Program:
• Fast response time to save people or those in need
• provide life-saving assistance and medical aid on land and on water.
• Covers a vast size of land and water and range of environments
• Help to save the environment by prevention

• It costs millions of dollars to operate
• Hundreds or thousands of volunteer hours
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