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Fire departments have 3-day water rescue exercise

...when three of his men went out to in stormy seas with little to zero visibility, in a borrowed boat, without navigation equipment to rescue the fishermen, those best suited for the job went, he said.With the weekend training, experience...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-16/fire-departments-have-3-day-water-rescu
State
State Briefs

...winter schedule. Alaska Airlines has reduced weather-related flight cancellations in Juneau by using advanced navigation equipment, but fog has frustrated operations this year, Evans said. "The visibility is down beyond even what we can operate...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112402/sta_briefs.shtml
News
Jet emergency lands after power outage

...avionics system caused the Boeing 737-400 to land. The failed system controlled the airplane's communications and navigation equipment, including the autopilot and the flight management system. Using a backup system, the plane landed without incident...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041507/loc_20070415015.shtml
News
Minto airport renamed in honor of pioneer

...Administration and state requirements. Upgrades include a longer runway, installing airport lighting and FAA navigation equipment, building an equipment storage building and constructing a new taxiway and apron that allowed for safe cargo handling...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082509/reg_485799732.shtml
Agencies working to reduce Alaska air crashes

...according to federal safety agencies. The Federal Aviation Administration hopes a program to put sophisticated navigation equipment in western Alaska aircraft will substantially reduce accidents, said Pat Poe, Alaska regional administrator...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121599/Loc_aviation.html
Local
Regulations needed for flightseeing

...that make the pilot lose his bearings. Third, helicopters should be required to have altimeters and other air navigation equipment that will keep them at least as safe as an airplane, and pilots should be required to look at their equipment...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100599/Ope_adamsltr.html
Opinion
Time to put some rules on helicopter flights

...that make the pilot lose his bearings. Third, helicopters should be required to have altimeters and other air navigation equipment that will keep them at least as safe as an airplane, and pilots should be required to look at their equipment...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091699/Ope_adamsltr.html
Opinion
Thank you

...upgrade lifesaving, high-angle rescue equipment (ropes, anchoring hardware, litters), communications and navigation equipment and emergency medical equipment and supplies. On behalf of the entire JMR team, we wish everyone a happy and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010606/nei_20060106026.shtml
Neighbors
State Briefs

...restoring the vessel. The high school's maritime education program gives students the chance to work on engines and navigation equipment and learn skills related to maritime careers. The 45-foot Jack Cotant was built in 1982. Delta Junction man...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060502/sta_stbriefs.shtml
News
Fire damages LAB hangar wall

...has two hangars in Juneau and another in Haines, Bennett said. It flies twin-engine wheeled planes to Southeast Alaska airports with the exception of Sitka and Wrangell, and is equipped with Capstone navigation equipment, he said.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072204/loc_fire.shtml
News

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