Arkansas Air Ambulance Utilizes Night Vision Devices


 
 

DAN CRAFT | | Monday, November 30, 2009


SPRINGDALE There s a sense of urgency every time Andy Anderson goes barreling through the night, but now, he s running in nearly daylight conditions.

The $11,000 night vision goggles clipped to Anderson s helmet help him navigate his Bell 206 helicopter around trees, power lines, airplanes and other hazards, and find landing zones in sometimes rural, challenging terrain.

Anderson s ability to see in the dark is good news for those on the ground, because his chopper is an airborne ambulance.

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