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Gift of a Helo Dunker to Camp

This summer a special gift was given to return a beloved piece of equipment to our Aviation Challenge program. In summer of 2020, the owner of the previous helo dunker on loan to the U.S. Space & Rocket Center requested that it be taken down and returned, thus removing that activity from the program. The helo dunker serves a fun and important purpose, of simulating a crash landing in a helicopter and giving trainees water survival tactics to use in a variety of situations.

Albert Bohemier of Canada, heard that were were in need of a helo dunker and as the owner of Survival Training Simulation Theater, he happened to have one to donate that would fit the bill!

The dunker was transported from Canada to the United States in August, and is waiting some attachments and refurbishment to connect it to the tower at Aviation Challenge. This will return a much beloved activity to the Aviation Challenge program for summer 2022!


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