Laser beam

Blinded by the light

Weather conditions, crew responsiveness, incoming hazards and myriad meters, gauges and measurements. These are just a few of the things a pilot has to be wary of when flying an aircraft. A new concern is affecting Coast Guard pilots from Cape Cod, to Hawaii, from Puerto Rico to Seattle. Every air station in the Coast Guard is on the lookout for a simple beam of light.

On patrol with Waesche: Boardings & shark fins

Coast Guard Cutter Waesche – the second of eight planned national security cutters – had a successful inaugural patrol, and after an in-port period is back at it again. Waesche’s crew is currently on an Asia-Pacific patrol and is once […]

Navigation…it’s not just in the cockpit

An aviator knows they can depend on an assortment of tools as they plan and carry out their missions, but what about navigating their life and career? The answer to that question, for the Coast Guard aviator, is a mentor.

itCG – hunter medevaced, diver rescues, WWII Guardian honored

[youtube SO48mrgBWc0] Guardians medevaced a hunter off of Burnt Mountain in Oregon yesterday. A helicopter from Air Station North Bend was deployed to rescue the man who had an injured leg and bring him to a local hospital. Story here […]