WATER SURVIVAL TRAINING

The NASTAR Center

This program is designed to provide pilots, crew, and passengers with the knowledge and skills needed to survive unanticipated water landings and/or other episodes where rescue may be required.
 
Program Content

  • Learning factors that cause water emergencies
  • Assessing ability to escape from aircraft (fixed wing and helicopter)
  • Experiencing simulated crashes & survival situations

 
Program Content

  • On-Board hazards and emergencies
  • Firefighting in the cabin/cockpit
  • Evacuation and escape
  • Aircraft ditching scenarios & techniques
  • Search and rescue
  • Safety and survival equipment utilization and deployment
  • Effects of hypothermia and hyperthermia, mitigation and survival
  • Survival psychology
  • Personal rescue techniques (signaling, flotation devices, etc.)
  • First aid/medical scenarios
  • Evacuation training through an emergency exit on water

 
Prerequisites

  • Trainee will be required to demonstrate their ability to swim and tread water.

 




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