17 mai 2018

USAF seeks DVE solution for Pave Hawk helos


The US Air Force (USAF) is to equip its Sikorsky HH-60G Pave Hawk combat search and rescue (CSAR) helicopters with equipment for flying in degraded visual environments using a DVE system (DVES). The USAF announced on 16 May that it is seeking from industry a DVES that specifically address the operational limitations and safety risks associated with aircraft-induced incidents, such as brownout and whiteout (the blinding effects of dust/dirt and snow during the take-off and landing phases of a [...]