Washoe County’s RAVEN Helicopter Helps Find Missing Family

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Flying in the Sierra Mountains can be the most challenging and dangerous flying that an aviator is likely to encounter. The Sierra’s are characterized by unpredictable weather conditions, strong winds, and terrain that starts at 4,500 feet MSL and goes as high as 14,500 feet MSL. Flying in these conditions on a daily basis requires some unique skills and training.

Last night, August 27th at approximately midnight these skills were once again put to the test when RAVEN respond…
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