Monthly Archives: October 2017

JRCC Task October 28th

CASARA/PEP Air Nanaimo was tasked for a third time this month by the JRCC, on Saturday Oct 28th.   This time to assist Ground SAR (Ladysmith) in their multi-day/multi agency search for a missing mushroom picker.  In all 26 SAR [...]

October … Updated

CASARA/PEP Air Nanaimo was tasked for a third time this month by the JRCC, on Saturday Oct 28th.   This time to assist Ground SAR (Ladysmith) in their multi-day/multi agency search for a missing mushroom picker.  In all 26 SAR [...]

What do Spotters spot!

Spotters are the "eyes in the sky" for Air SAR.  It's as simple as that!  Without them however we would not even be in the sky. So exactly what do they spot? PEP Air Kamloops recently shared this image (see [...]

Spotter Challenge

News from our colleagues at PEP Air Kamloops.  Remember you are travelling at approx 90 nm/hr,  can you spot the jeep at a glance  without blowing the image size up?  From what I understand the Jeep was found but the [...]

October Update

CASARA (PEP Air) Nanaimo have had a busy start to the month, the JRCC have tasked us twice and we have conducted three training flights to maintain currency standards for both Pilots & Navigators. The first task was to search [...]

Busy Month, already!

In addition to the two call-outs, three training flights have also been crewed already this month.  The flights in GIEO were conducted to provided currency updates for Warren, Jim & Wolfgang.  One AN the other two Patterns. Thanks to all [...]

Task Oct 6th.

JRCC tasked us for a second time this month.  ELT distress beacon was reported in the Qualicum Beach area. Jim despatched Howard & Dallen to investigate.  After an initial search found no signal it was learnt that there had been [...]

On Task, October 1st

Early Sunday morning we were tasked to provide air support to Campbell River SAR to search for a missing person, who had failed to return home from a hunting trip the previous day. The search area was quite extensive and [...]