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Airline and Flight Operations - AVFO


While no outlines currently exist for this course, below are the course learning outcomes/competencies.

Course Learning Outcomes/Competencies

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe accident cause and prevention.
  • Describe the importance of anticipating a survival situation.
  • Identify difference between a controlled and uncontrolled ditching situation.
  • Explain ditching preparation, procedures and techniques.
  • Describe aircraft egress dry, wet and underwater.
  • Identify all the necessary safety and survival equipment for ditching.
  • Describe sea survival techniques including hypothermia awareness.
  • Explain passenger safety considerations in a ditching situation.
  • Explain the physiological problems associated with wilderness and/or mountain survival.
  • Describe the concept of controlled fear.
  • Describe the 'Will to Live' theory.
  • Explain the 'STOP' - stop, think, observe, plan.
  • Identify the function of layer clothing.
  • Identify types of survival equipment including a SAR pack and footwear.
  • Explain the techniques of building, lighting and maintaining a fire.
  • Explain the techniques of building and maintaining a shelter.
  • Explain the techniques of signalling including types of materials.

Effective as of Fall 2004

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