Security around the helicopter
Contribute to the success of the flight
- Support the decisions of the pilot safety.
- Please consider:
- How to embark and disembark.
- In-flight and ground procedures.
- Location of safety and survival equipment.
- Emergency procedures.
Deliver flñight information
- Inform about your flight requirements.
- Coordinate all aspects you think are important to consider for the flight.
- Resolve your doubts with crew.
- Ask about information you request and that has not been delivered.
- Dress according to the weather
- Inform the pilot about:
- The weight of your luggage
- Health problems
- High sick resistance
- Do not smoke around or inside the helicopter.
- Stay away from the landing area for the landing or takeoff
- Make sure your clothes and cover your head against the wind produced by the rotor
- Protect your eyes from dust or particles lifted by rotor
- Keep landing area clear
- Wait for the instructions to approach or abandonment the helicopter
- Go to and left the helicopter from the side - in a crouching position - never from behind.
- If you can, wait until the rotors stop.
- Move at the descending side of the aircraft, leaving space to the rotor.
- Carry load firmly on one side of your body, never on your shoulders or head.
- Never drop elements to or from the helicopter.
- Secure load carefully and firmly to prevent its movement.
- Verify cargo compartment door is closed and secure.
- Have a reservation of special medications that you require in the event of delays on the route
On the Helicopter
- Use the safety belt (and ties of shoulder, if available) while flight.
- Use flight helmet or head headset if available.
- Stay in your seat if not authorized to move.
- Do not distract the pilot during takeoff or landing.
- Read the instructions for operation of doors, emergency exits and location of the ELT (emergency locator transmitter) and emergency equipment.
- Follow instructions given during safety briefing.
- Do not distract crew
- Check that the loose items in the cabin are locked.
- Remove your glasses and keep them in a Pocket (might need them later).
- Assume the position of impact, in accordance with the taught
- Adjust seat belt with shoulder ties, adjust them and sit in an upright position, knees together, arms folded on his chest.
- Without shoulder ties, bending the body forward so chest rest on the thighs, head on his knees, arms tied tightly under the thighs.
After an emergency landing
Always remember that help is on its way
- Wait for instructions to evacuate, or until the rotor stops.
- Assist others to evacuate well away from the aircraft.
- Remove the kit first aid and other emergency teams after verifying the risk of fire.
- Manage or cooperate with first aid if required.
- Remove the ELT, please read the instructions and activate it.
- Set up a camp to be the most comfortable as you can.
- Build your camp as more protected from the wind.
- Stay close to the aircraft - not from venturing outside the workplace.
On flights over water:
- Listen carefully for the induction of the pilot before the flight over water.
- Use vest life and/or immersion suit.
- Learn the procedures of mounting, adjustment and seat belt release.
- Know the location and operation of emergency exits and doors.
- Know the location and operation of the ELT.
- Follow instructions of immersion that the pilot gives you.
- Remove tie, release collar.
- Assume the position of impact when the pilot gives the instruction.
- Wait for instructions for the abandonment, or until the rotor stops.
- After a dive
- Establish a reference position.
- Release the seat belt.
- Inflate the vest and raft when it is out of the helicopter.
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