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New Missing Aircraft SAR Technology

Report-NewMissingAircradftSARTechnology.pdf
Report on new missing aircraft SAR technology, written by Col James Bigelow, CAP (Ret.). 52 pages.

Impact of Search and Rescue Innovations -- 1973-1998

Report-Impact on SAR Innovations-2019Aug20.pdf
Report on the impact of search and rescue innovations from 1973 - 1998, made by Col James Bigelow and others. Written 20 August 2019 by Col James Bigelow, CAP (Ret.). 38 pages.

Civil Air Patrol Leadership on Development and Implementation of Emergency Locator Beacons and the COSPAS-SARSAT System 1970-1998

Report-Development of ELT Beacons.pdf
Report on the development and implementation of of ELTs. Written 5 August 2020. Written by Col James Bigelow, CAP (Ret.). 42 pages.

Downed Aircraft Locator Tests Continuing Today - 16 November 1968

RedBluffDailyNews-1968Nov16.pdf
Newspaper article (with photo) published 16 November 1968 in the Red Bluff Daily News.

Pair dies in one of two Ramona area air crashes - 26 April 1978

TimesAdvocate-Escondido-1978Apr26.pdf
Newspaper article (with photo) published 26 April 1978 in the Times-Advocate.

Technology helps searchers be rescuers - 25 October 1978

SBCoSun-1978Oct25.pdf
Newspaper article published 25 October 1978 in The San Bernardino Sun.

Rescuing a lost pilot by satellite - 29 March 1978

SFExaminer-1978Mar29.pdf
Newspaper article (with photographs) published 29 March 1978 in the San Francisco Examiner.

Rescue - 15 March 1987

DailyBreeze-1987Mar15.pdf
Newspaper article published 15 March 1987 in The Daily Breeze.

To find a missing plane...they just sight on dotted line - 26 May 1977

SFExaminer-1977May26.pdf
Newspaper article (with photo) published 26 May 1977 in The San Francisco Examiner.

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New Technique to Locate Planes - 28 October 1976

SanMateoTimes-1976Oct28.pdf
Newspaper article published 28 October 1976 in the San Mateo Times.

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