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U.S. Department of Transportation. Federal Aviation Administration. Jim Cooney. Safety Program Manager HLN FSDO. FAA. F riendly A viation A gency. Survival. February 21, 1990. Ron Woltermann - Miracle Pilot Kalispell, MT - Great Falls, MT IFR - 13000 ’ - Cessna 207

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U s department of transportation

U.S. Department of Transportation

Federal Aviation Administration


Jim cooney

Jim Cooney

  • Safety Program Manager

  • HLN FSDO


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FAA

  • Friendly

  • Aviation

  • Agency


Survival

Survival


February 21 1990

February21, 1990

  • Ron Woltermann - Miracle Pilot

  • Kalispell, MT - Great Falls, MT

  • IFR - 13000’ - Cessna 207

  • 121 NM - 7 P.M.


Factors

Factors

  • Remained Calm

  • Flew The Airplane

  • Communicated

  • Had and was wearing 4 point shoulder harness

  • Was prepared

  • Maintained positive mental attitude


Emergency landings

Emergency Landings

  • Airspeed - level or slightly low nose attitude - Fly the Airplane.

  • Airfield - landing site within 45 degrees.

  • Fuel - Carb Heat - Ignition.

  • Fly the Airplane - maintain control.

  • Pilot should know emergency procedures specific to the airplane he/she is flying.

  • Final Phase - Fly the Airplane - No steep turns close to the ground - flaps.


Aviation survival

Aviation Survival

  • Flight Plan


Time required to locate aircraft nation wide 1994

Time Required to Locate AircraftNation Wide - 1994


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Aviation Survival

  • Flight Plan

  • Working ELT


Far 91 207 emergency locator transmitters

FAR 91.207Emergency Locator Transmitters

  • No person may operate a U.S. registered aircraft unless

  • the aircraft is equipped with an ELT

  • the battery has been inspected within the last 12 calendar months.

  • Batteries must be replaced after:

    • after 1 Hr of transmitter use

    • after 50% of their useful life has expired


Time required to locate aircraft nation wide 19941

Time Required to Locate AircraftNation Wide - 1994


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Aviation Survival

  • Flight Plan

  • Working ELT

  • Properly Installed


Aviation survival3

Aviation Survival

  • Flight Plan

  • ELT

  • Properly Installed

  • Proper Dress


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Aviation Survival

  • Use your shoulder Harness!

  • Survival Kit

  • Leave your ELT on


Transport canada emergency equipment

Transport Canada Emergency Equipment


Sparsely settled areas

Sparsely Settled Areas


Required survival equipment

Required Survival Equipment

  • At least one reliable method for fire starting

  • Cooking utensils

  • Compass

  • Snare wire

  • Fishing equipment


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Required Survival Equipment

  • Survival Manual

  • Mosquito nets & insect repellent

  • Food - 10,000 calories per person

  • Sleeping bag for each person when temperature below 7 C

  • Snow shoes (areas w/12” snow)


New requirements

New Requirements

  • Food - 1500 calories per person

  • Stove will no longer be required

  • Choice of:

    • ax, collapsible or flexible saw

    • snow knife or hunting knife

  • Method of providing 1/2 litre water per person per day


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New Requirements

  • Method of providing shelter (Tent)

  • 2 methods of signaling

    • Pyrotechnics, signal mirror, conspicuity

    • panel, flashlight, strobe light, etc.

  • Appropriate clothing & footwear

  • List of kit contents and inspection data


Other items to consider

Other Items to Consider

  • Portable radio

  • Handgun

  • Small tool kit

  • All purpose tool

  • Aircraft can provide shelter


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Aviation Survival

  • Hypothermia


Avoiding hypothermia

Avoiding Hypothermia

  • Wear appropriate clothing

  • Keep yourself dry & clean

  • Improvise wind or rain proofing

  • Prepare shelter - consider airplane

  • Build fire with a heat reflector

  • Bed of branches, leaves, grass

  • Conserve body energy


Summary

Summary

  • Be Prepared

  • Maintain a positive mental attitiude

  • Use all the resources you have


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Summary

  • S top

  • T hink

  • O bserve

  • P lan


Pilot proficiency award program wings

Pilot Proficiency Award Program - “Wings”

  • Attend Safety Meeting

  • 1 Hr. Dual - Basic Air Maneuvers

  • 1 Hr Dual - Instruments

  • 1 Hr. Dual - Landings


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  • Set of Wings

  • Wall Certificate Suitable for Framing


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