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Avalanche Blast - The Track Record

During the 2003-2004 avalanche season the Avalanche Blast was used on real control work missions and completed over 400 blasts. Missions were carried out in a wide range of flying conditions for both ski areas and highways. A few small refinements were made in the summer of 2004 and this season it is in use again.

Testing History

  • 100 "Proof of Design" tests - Fall of 2003
  • 400 Operational Blasts, 2003-04 Season (Actual control work)
  • Release rate of 80% on Operational Blasts
  • Currently in use with refinements, 2004-05 Season

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