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FAA TV: Survival on Open Water

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Published on: April 5, 2012

With 75% of the earth's surface covered with water, the need for acquiring the skills to survive extended periods on open water makes a lot of sense. This video will not only examine those skills but also addresses aircraft preparation, aircraft ditching, aircraft evacuation and the gear needed to ensure survival. Additionally, rescue/pick-up devices used to extract survivors from this environment will be discussed.

Category: Airman Education

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