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THAT OTHERS MAY LIVE

MIASARS is a volunteer and not-for-profit organization providing air search and rescue services to the public in the mid-island region of Vancouver Island.

More about what we do

We are pilots, navigators, spotters, ground homing specialists,search coordinators, electronic specialists, radio operators, and administration staff. We are trained to work as spotters on military aircraft, and to carry out searches using light aircraft and ground vehicles.

Learn how you can help

We are dedicated to providing air search support services and to the promotion of Canada’s Search and Rescue Program across Canada. Our volunteers, who receive no remuneration, are on call 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to assist those in need of search and rescue.

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MIASARS NEWS

Ever Wondered …..

Have you ever wondered how they test ELTs? NASA dropped a Cessna 172 from 100 feet at the Langley Landing and Impact Research Facility to do just that. Make sure to watch at 3:49 for some awesome slow motion [...]

Busy Week for Nanaimo

Two callout requests for assistance from two different Ground Search & Rescue units.  CASARA was stood down on both Tasks before we could get airborne.  The good news was that both missing persons were found [...]

Remembering

PEP Air May you all Rest in Peace! 25 years ago today, July 7, 1996, we lost an Air SAR team while they were searching for another downed aircraft. The pilot of the missing Air [...]