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Air | Rescue for Super High Rise Buildings

HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum is expected to inaugurate the 20th edition of Intersec. The event will reflect a new era in the development of a Fire and Rescue team that can respond to any high rise  vertical and aerial rescue.

Prince His Highness Sheikh MansoorIn the past, during two other inauguration ceremonies attended by Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ivan Kristoff explained that he is working on a new concept for vertical and aerial rescue on super high rise.

His Highness Sheikh Mansoor officially inaugurated Intersec trade fair and exhibition during the of the 19th edition of Intersec exhibition saw a participation of 1,304 exhibitors from 58 countries and welcomed 32,750 visitors coming from all over the world. For the 2oth edition of Intersec 2018 we expect it to be bigger, more comprehensive and more futuristic!

The three day event is taking place at Halls 1 to 8 plus the Saeed 1,2, 3 and Arena Halls. Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Center from 21 to 23 January. Last year HH Sheikh Mansour, how has visited Ivan Kristoff’s exhibition in Dubai twice, visited a broad spectrum of stands throughout the exhibition halls including Dubai Police, UAE Civil Defense and the leading world brands in safety and security. The leading trade fair for Security, Safety and Fire Protection with more than 1,300 exhibitors and 33,000 visitors.

“A new concept for Mid Air Rope Rescue with High Reference on super high-rise buildings will be one of the highlights of my presentation. I already introduced to Sheikh Mansoor, the Prince of Dubai, who is a helicopter pilot of Blackhawk Apache what can be innovative for the world of vertical operations.” says Ivan Kristoff.

PART OF AERIAL DEMONSTRATIONS AND SPECIALIZED TRAINING, ORGANIZED BY IVAN KRISTOFF


Event:     
1st Annual Law Enforcement and Emergency Services Appreciation Day. Setting new categories of World Records for the longest rappelling and ascending from a flying helicopter. The goal was to be able to descend and ascend on a rope, high above any structure in the world.
Place:         Ontario Place, Toronto, Canada
Date:          Summer, 1997
Helicopter: Eurocopter AS355 F1 TwinStar. Rappelling from a central positioned hoist system
Pilot:           David Tomassini

Filming Musical Clip "FIRE OFF"

 

Event:        The 8th Annual Lastman Charity Golf Tournament
Helicopter: Eurocopter AS355 F1 TwinStar. Rappelling from a central positioned hoist system
Date:          August 21, 1997 | August 22, 1997
Event:        The 8th Annual Lastman Charity Golf Tournament
Helicopter: Eurocopter AS355 F1 TwinStar. Rappelling from a central positioned hoist system
Pilot:           David Tomassini

Helicopter: Eurocopter AS355 F1 TwinStar. Rappelling from a centre positioned hoist system

Event:        The 10th Annual Lastman Charity Golf Tournament
Place:         Lionhead Golf & Country Club, Mississauga, Canada
Date:          September 2, 2000 | September 3, 2000
Helicopter: Eurocopter AS355 F1 TwinStar. Rappelling from a lateral positioned hoist system
Pilot:           David TomassiniHelicopter: Eurocopter AS355 F1 TwinStar. Rappelling from a centre positioned hoist system

Event:        Specialized tactical training with Bulgarian (Gandarmerie) Police Aviation Unit and the Faculty “Firfighting and Civil Protection”, Academy of the Ministry of Interior
Place:         Bulgarian Red Cross building, Sofia, Bulgaria.
Date:          February 2, 2000
Helicopter: MI-17. Rappelling from the central hatch opening
Pilot:           Col. Panaiot Kondev and Col. Alexander Alexandrov

Helicopter: MI-17. Rappelling from the central hatch opening

Event:        The 10th Annual Lastman Charity Golf Tournament
Place:         Lionhead Golf & Country Club, Mississauga, Canada
Date:          September 7, 2002
Helicopter: Eurocopter AS355 F1 TwinStar. Rappelling from a lateral positioned hoist system
Pilot:           David Tomassini

Helicopter: Airbus. Rappelling from the center hatch openingEvent:        Two new categories for “The Guinness Book of World Records”
Place:         Madara, Bulgaria
Date:          May 7, 2002
Helicopter: MI-17. Rappelling from the lateral hatch opening
Pilot:           Col. Marko Mirchev and Col Evgeny Belkiev

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Event:        The 11th Annual Lastman Charity Golf Tournament
Place:         Lionhead Golf & Country Club, Mississauga, Canada
Date:          September 6, 2003 | September 7, 2003
Helicopter: Eurocopter AS355 F1 TwinStar. Rappelling from a central positioned hoist system
Pilot:           David Tomassini

Helicopter: Eurocopter Dauphin.

Event:        Media invitation for showcasing innovative video and photo monitoring from the air
Place:         Sofia, Bulgaria
Date:          May 30, 2008
Helicopter: Eurocopter Dauphin
Pilots:           Airban flying crew

 With Experimental Helicopters   

Event:        Air Water Rescue, Self Rescue by air, and Human extraction of a victim
Place:         Arbanassi, Bulgaria
Date:          November 22, 2013
Helicopter: Enstrom 408B, External attachment to a central positioned hoist system
Pilot:           Spiridon Hirstov

Sea Rescue

Event:        Air Water Rescue, Self Rescue by air, and Human extraction of a victim
Place:         Nesebar, Bulgaria
Date:          November 22, 2013
Helicopter: Enstrom 408B, External attachment to a central positioned hoist system
Pilot:           Spiridon Hirstov

Rescue

Event:        MedEvac, Fast rope descends and extraction, Winch cable extraction and heli rappel
Place:         Air Base 24, Bulgaria
Date:          October 27, 2010
Helicopter: Eurocopter Cougar AS-532
Pilot:           Maj. General Zlatko Zlatev

heli airBaseBezmer

 

Event:        Filming for the “The EU Border Air Police Guardians – SAS” short film
Place:         Air Base Bezmer, Bulgaria
Date:          October, 2010
Helicopter: AugustaWestland 109 and 139, Police Border SAS Unit
Pilot:           Commander Georgiev, Second pilot Getov

Helicopter: Robinson 22 |

 

 

Event:        Aerial Filming, stunts and heli jumping
Place:         Pravec, Bulgaria
Date:          August, 2011
Helicopter: Robinson 22
Pilot:           Miroslav7

 

Event:        Aerial Filming, stunts and helicopter jumping
Place:        
Pravec, Bulgaria
Date:         
August, 2011
Helicopter:
Niki Gyrocopter
Pilot:           
Nikolay Nikolov

Burj Khalifa Helicopter Bell 427

Event:        Dubai Helishow. Media invitation for showcasing innovative video and photo monitoring from the air
Place:         Dubai, UAE
Date:          November 7, 2012
Helicopter: Bell 420

heli

Event:        Dubai Helishow. Media event for a marriage proposal in the air
Place:         Dubai, UAE
Date:          November 8, 2014
Helicopter: Bell

Event:        Dubai Helishow. Media invitation for showcasing innovative video and photo monitoring from the ground
Place:         Dubai, UAE
Date:          November 7, 2014
Helicopter: MI 8

Event:        Aerial Filming
Place:         Rila Mountain, Buglaria
Date:          July 23, 2016
Helicopter: AugustaWestland A 109 K2 Air medical helicopter with which cable system
Pilot:          Vasil Vulkov

Heli Cougar

Event:        Skydiving with the Bulgarian National Skydiving Team and Special Forces (68th Brigade) of the Bulgarian Army
Place:         Over the National Stadium, Sofia, Bulgaria
Date:          May 5, 2018
Helicopter: Eurocopter Cougar AS-532
Commander: General Yavor Mateev

ДА СЪЗДАДЕМ НАЙ-ЕФЕКТИВНИЯ СПАСИТЕЛЕН ЕКИП

Event:        Flying with Ivan Kristoff Junior and the Specialized Operations Squad (S.O.S.) to test our Mobile Mission Control 
Place:         Over lake Iskar and Vitosha Mountain, Bulgaria
Date:          September 6, 2018
Airplane:  Cesna
Pilot:          Lt. Nikolay Kalaydjoev

Helicopter Drawing

This Arts Initiative brings experienced pilots, rope access technicians, artists, musicians and aerial photographers with highly promising young artists to collaborate a one-to-one mentoring relationship. The program will start in Bulgaria and we hope to initiate enriching dialogue between artists of different generations, and cultures, fulfilling its aim to make a significant contribution to the visual presentation of the helicopter industry. Read more about the project here.