South Dakota Wing demonstrated the ability to use aircraft relay to communicate across the state during a sortie Nov 20. The objective of the test was to determine the effective range and usability of a “high-bird” communications relay in central SD.
South Dakota Wing held a day-long operational mission training exercise on Saturday, Nov 5. The training, conducted at multiple locations around the state, featured airborne search and photography skills, ground search, air-to-ground coordination, aerial drone photography, and related mission management skills.
South Dakota Wing, Civil Air Patrol (CAP), will conduct a search training exercise based at the Custer County Airport on Friday and Saturday, August 12-13. The training will include air and ground search and rescue skills.
South Dakota Wing, Civil Air Patrol (CAP), will focus on search and disaster relief photography during an exercise Saturday (July 9) in Brookings. The day-long exercise will allow CAP members to refine their airborne, ground team and unmanned drone photography skills and procedures.
Thirty-nine South Dakota Civil Air Patrol (CAP) members participated in a wing training exercise in Spearfish on Saturday May 20. The exercise allowed members to sharpen and put into practice their search and rescue and disaster relief skills, in accordance with standards.
South Dakota Wing of Civil Air Patrol (CAP) will conduct a search training exercise in Spearfish Saturday, May 21. Members from around the state will converge on Black Hills Airport at Clyde Ice Field for the day-long event.
South Dakota Wing, Civil Air Patrol, will host a Basic Inland SAR Course (BISC) June 16-17 in Sioux Falls. South Dakota Wing, Civil Air Patrol, will host a Basic Inland SAR Course (BISC) June 16-17 in Sioux Falls.
South Dakota Wing (SDWG), Civil Air Patrol (CAP), held a state-wide training exercise Saturday, March 12. It was a distributed Search and Rescue Exercise (SAREX) with units, known as squadrons, across South Dakota Wing completing ground team, aircrew, drone, and other emergency services training.