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SAR Mission Package - Missing Aircraft Search for an IFR Flight Plan - Aircraft Beech Baron N4088A

SAR MissionPackage-BeechBaron-N4088A.pdf
Report on search for missing Beech Baron N4088A, opened 20 January 1996. Written by Col James Bigelow, CAP (Ret.). 24 pages.

Historic NOAA GOES West - 6 September 2020

Historic NOAA GOES West.pdf
Report on the use of satellite photos (infrared and visual) in search and rescue missing aircraft mission planning, written by Col James Bigelow, CAP (Ret.). 11 pages.

Historic NOAA GOES East - 6 September 2020

Historic NOAA GOES East.pdf
Report on the use of satellite photos (infrared and visual) in search and rescue missing aircraft mission planning, written by Col James Bigelow, CAP (Ret.). 11 pages.

SARSAT 101 Briefing

SARSAT 101 Brief PDF.pdf
Briefing slides for Search and Rescue Satellite Aided Tracking (SARSAT), created by Col James Bigelow, CAP (Ret.). 48 slides.

Impact of Search and Rescue (SAR) Innovations by San Mateo County Residents 1973-1998 as Civil Air Patrol Members

Report-ImpactofSARInnovations-1973-1998.pdf
Summary report on impact of SAR innovations by members of Squadron 110, California Wing - Civil Air Patrol. Written by Col James Bigelow, CAP (Ret.). 2 pages.

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.

Report on the loss of Jon Kramer - 24 January 2020

Report-Loss of Jon Kramer - 2020Jan24.pdf
Report on the crash of CAP T-34 N7721B, death of Jon Kramer and injury of Tony Pena, on 9 May 1970. Written by Col James Bigelow, CAP (Ret), 39 pages, with photos.

Technology helps searchers be rescuers - 25 October 1978

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

New Technique to Locate Planes - 28 October 1976

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