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Sea Survival - Aircrew Ditching Course (ADC)

Overview: The Aircrew Ditching Course is designed to offer all aircrew flying over water the essential skills required to survive a ditched aircraft. The curriculum covers civilian/military helicopters and equipment. Additionally, students will be given instruction in sea survival and rescue techniques. Our commitment to delivering a quality training program is apparent in our enthusiasm and dedication to professionalism.

Course Price: $221


Note: This course can be customized to meet specific needs.


Course Length: 8hrs

Course Objectives:
Lecture:
  • Flight familiarization
  • Pre-flight
    • Pilot briefing
    • In-flight Procedures
    • Landing Procedures
  • Safety equipment
    • Helicopter Equipment
    • Personal Survival Equipment
  • Helicopter Emergencies
    • Types and Causes
    • Auto Rotation
  • Brace for Impact
  • Emergency Procedures Following Impact
  • Phases of Emergency
    • Abandonment
    • Survival
    • Rescue
Practical Training:
  • Survival Swimming
  • Clothing Flotation
  • Swimming through Hazardous Environment
  • Five Minute Float
  • Helicopter underwater escape
    • Brace for Impact
    • Operation of Helicopter Exits
  • Procedures
    • Surface Abandonment and Life Raft Procedures
    • Partial Submersion Without Exits
    • Partial Submersion  With Representative Exits
    • Full Inversion Without Exits
    • Full Inversion With Exit at a Different Location
    • Full inversion With Exit Following Another Person
  • Surviving With FAA-approved Equipment
    • Donning Inflatable lifejacket
    • Lifejacket Inflation Methods
    • Survival Procedures and Formations-HELP/ Huddle
    • Aviation life Raft- Righting, Boarding, Features, and Supplies
  • Rescue Drill
  • Location Aids Demonstration
  • Discharge of Fire Extinguisher
  • Activation of Day/Night Pyroteqnique
  • HEEDS Use (available upon request)
Retraining: Student is responsible for retraining every three (3) years.

Attire: Student is responsible to wear appropriate attire for Aircrew Ditching training. Work attire is acceptable as well as all necessary PPE for the discharge of extinguisher and flare.

To register, click the "Register Now!" button on the left. Questions? Contact us at training@acadian.com.


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