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Bristow Helicopters using Airbox PANDA to enhance UK SAR mission effectiveness

By [email protected] - 26th June 2015 - 08:48

Airbox has confirmed that Bristow Helicopters Limited is to use Airbox PANDA to support its UK SAR operations and Gap SAR bases in Sumburgh and Stornoway. The company will provide its mission visualisation platform to all of Bristow Helicopterâs SAR aircraft and bases enabling efficient and safe flight and route planning and execution. The software has been designed to improve a pilotâs knowledge of their environment whether at the planning, operational or debrief phase of a mission. Among the innovations available within the PANDA package are power line and obstacle avoidance, advanced fuel planning and calculations to display areas of operation.