News Articles with Category: Aircraft Search AirAsia QZ8501

MH370 searchers to look at hard to reach sea floor wrinkles

January 14, 2015 - via Joint Agency Coordination Centre Deep holes and wrinkles that might hide the wreckage of MH370 from the sea floor search are to be probed by new underwater robot

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#AirAsia #QZ8501 - A report from the team as they demobolise

January 9, 2015 - via Teledyne Gavia It was confirmed in the evening that we would be heading for shore. We demobilised at 16:00 in the afternoon

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AirAsia #QZ8501 - Heading back to port

January 8, 2015 - via Teledyne Gavia The weather is bad, 3-4 meter waves, so the ROV and diver efforts were suspended but the AUV was deployed to try to positively identify one of the targets with the high frequency SSS.

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Search for AirAsia #QZ8501

January 7, 2015 - via Teledyne Gavia Meanwhile, the AUV team on the KN Trisula cutter performed AUV ops last night. Vehicle surveys were aborted mid-mission at least once due to heavy vessel traffic in the area.

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Search for AirAsia QZ8501 - Day 3

January 6, 2015 - via Teledyne Gavia The AUV will be used to support the scouting mission currently conducted by BPPT's research vessel, RV Baruna Jaya 1. The area of search has been assigned by BASARNAS (National Agency overseeing the Search and Rescue Mission).

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Teledyne Gavia AUV to Aid in Search for AirAsia Flight QZ8501

January 5, 2015 - via Teledyne Gavia PT Java Offshore, a key customer of Teledyne Gavia, in coordination with Balai Pengkajian dan Penerapan Teknologi (BPPT), will use their Teledyne Gavia AUV to survey the area likely to contain the plane’s debris field. Teledyne Gavia has provided a Field Service Technician to support vehicle operations along with an advanced control module with survey grade side scan sonar, an advanced navigation module, and other vital hardware for the mission.

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AirAsia Flight QZ8501 – Teledyne Gavia AUV to Aid the Search and Recovery Efforts - Day 1 and Day 2

January 5, 2015 - via Teledyne Gavia The plan is to mobilize, then sail the ship out and do ballasting and a shakedown mission.

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Weather conditions hampering the search for AirAsia QZ8501

January 2, 2015 - via Republic of Singapore Navy On board the Singapore Navy's RSS Persistence, efforts to launch unmanned underwater surveillance craft and search helicopters have been marred by heavy rains and swelling waves.

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Autonomous Underwater Vehicle takes off to join the search

January 1, 2015 - via Republic of Singapore Navy The remotely-controlled Republic of Singapore Navy craft is expected to scour the search bed off Kalimantan for wreckage and bodies.

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