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Control measure
Avoid deploying flotation devices or automatically deployable emergency locator transmitters (ADELT)

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Avoid deploying flotation devices or automatically deployable emergency locator transmitters (ADELT)

Understand:

  • The types of helicopter that may be fitted with ADELT
  • The methods by which the ADELT is attached to the helicopter
  • The methods by which the ADELT is released from the helicopter
  • The hazards associated with ADELT systems
  • The types of emergency floatation systems fitted to helicopters
  • The hazards associated with emergency flotation systems
  • How to identify ADELT and flotation devices on helicopters

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Avoid deploying flotation devices or automatically deployable emergency locator transmitters (ADELT)

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Identify flotation devices and/or ADELT on aircraft that have been involved in an incident
  • Establish a safe system of work when applying water or foam where flotation devices and/or ADELT on aircraft are located