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Authored by John W. Desmarais 18-May-1998 Modified by Lt Colonel Fred Blundell TX-129 Fort Worth Senior Squadron For Local Training Rev 5.0 02-Jan-2014.

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Authored by john w desmarais 18 may 1998 modified by lt colonel fred blundell

Authored by John W. Desmarais 18-May-1998

Modified by Lt Colonel Fred Blundell

TX-129 Fort Worth Senior Squadron

For Local Training Rev 5.0 02-Jan-2014


Authored by john w desmarais 18 may 1998 modified by lt colonel fred blundell

This Training Slide Show is a project undertaken by Lt Colonel Fred Blundell of the TX-129 Fort Worth Senior Squadron, Fort Worth, TX for local use to assist those CAP Members interested in advancing their skills. The information contained herein is for CAP Member’s personal use and is not intended to replace or be a substitute for any of the CAP National Training Programs. Users should review the presentation’s Revision Number at the end of each file name to ensure that they have the most current publication.


Overview

Overview

  • For CAP members knots are mainly used for a basic reasons

    • Land Survival

    • Assist Technical Rescue Groups

    • Tie Down Aircraft if Necessary

  • CAP will not normally perform technical rope rescues

    • Too much training and liability


Rope characteristics

Rope Characteristics

  • Running End

  • Standing End

  • Bight

  • Loop

  • Coil


Four knot categories

Four Knot Categories

  • Tying into a Rope

  • Backup Knots

  • Tying Ropes or cords together

  • Anchors


Figure eight on a bight

Figure Eight on a Bight


Water knot

Water Knot


Tautline hitch aircraft tie downs

Tautline Hitch(Aircraft Tie-Downs)


Double eight bend

Double Eight Bend


Figure of eight re threaded

Figure of EightRe-Threaded


Swiss seat

Swiss Seat

  • Not Instructed for Mountaineering Purposes

    • Safety tie-ins not rappelling

  • CAP is not a technical rescue team for special mountaineering work.

    • Not enough training time

    • Expensive

    • Too great a risk

    • Selected personnel only, normally at their own risk


Swiss seat safety use only not rappelling

Swiss Seat(Safety Use Only, Not Rappelling)


Authored by john w desmarais 18 may 1998 modified by lt colonel fred blundell

Questions?

Always Think Safety!


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