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Updated Jan 2009 AVIATION PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT. TERMINAL LEARNING OBJECTIVE ACTION: Employ aviation protective equipment CONDITION: While performing as.

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1 Updated Jan 2009 AVIATION PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT

2 TERMINAL LEARNING OBJECTIVE ACTION: Employ aviation protective equipment CONDITION: While performing as an aircrew member STANDARD: (IAW) AR 95-1, AR 670-1, TM , TM &P, and TM &P

3 ENABLING LEARNING OBJECTIVE #1 ACTION: Identify the safety features provided by aviation protection equipment CONDITION: Given a list STANDARD: IAW U.S. Army Aeromedical Research Lab Report (USAARL) No 93-15

4 AIRCRAFT PROTECTIVE DEVICES

5 AIRCRAFT PROTECTIVE DEVICES Structural shell and landing gear Crashworthy seats Personnel restraint system Post crash factors

6 AIRCRAFT PROTECTIVE DEVICES Structural shell Landing gear ANTI-PLOW BEAMS Two Stage Oil & Air Strut Non-Crashworthy External Fuel Tank

7 AIRCRAFT PROTECTIVE DEVICES Crashworthy seats

8 Personnel restraint system Five point harness AIRCRAFT PROTECTIVE DEVICES

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10 ENABLING LEARNING OBJECTIVE #2 ACTION: Identify the characteristics of and wear of flight clothing CONDITION: Given a list STANDARD: In accordance with AR 95-1, AR 670-1, TM , TM &P, TM &P

11 CHARACTERISTICS & WEAR OF FLIGHT CLOTHING

12 UNDERGARMENTS Wear issue type 100% cotton 100% wool NOMEX material

13 Newest Flight Approved Uniform Aviation ACU Two piece Nomex uniform Worn with same patches as the ACU Same flight gloves and jackets Only wear authorized boots

14 NOMEX CHARACTERISTICS Does not support combustion Chars between 700 and 800 degrees F. Does not melt or drip Good chemical resistance More durable than cotton Low thermal conduction Comfortable to wear

15 Flight Coverall worn with un-approved Air Force Dry-suit during post crash fire

16 Nylon Shell Melted Nomex inner Liner intact Dry suit melted into Flight Coverall

17 Outer nylon shell melted inner gortex liner intact

18 Burns to the back of neck possible if collar not worn up

19 Sleeves down when refueling

20 Do not use Silencers they will melt into your neck

21 BOOT CHARACTERISTICS Retention Stability Protection for feet and ankles Fire retardancy

22 Notice Feet were not burned also take a look at the bruising around ankle

23 Wear of Boots Laced to top Zippers, straps and jungle boots not authorized Jump boots

24 Jungle boots worn by OH-6 Pilot in post crash fire

25 NOMEX FLIGHT GLOVES Insulation - Reduces heat transfer Comfort Sensitivity - Improves tactile identification

26 EGRESSED quickly receiving minor injuries EGRESS delayed Holes in favorite gloves resulted in career ending injuries.

27 HGU-56/P HELMETS Custom fit by ALSE Dual visor CEP Modification Ensure chin strap and nape strap are tight.

28 Helmet from crash in Bahamas CE Pinned to floor by transmission on Helmet. Helmet saved his life.

29 Use of visor cannot be over-stressed Same helmet as last slide it also saved his vision

30 ACTION: Identify the maintenance procedures for flight clothing CONDITION: Given a list STANDARD: In accordance with TM , TM &P and TM &P ENABLING LEARNING OBJECTIVE #3

31 MAINTAINING FLIGHT CLOTHING

32 CARE OF THE NOMEX FLIGHT SUIT Avoid unnecessary wear during ground duties Avoid contact with POL products Wash on a permanent press cycle DO NOT BLEACH or STARCH

33 Better to hang dry Wash and dry at temps less than 180 ° Dry clean if necessary NOMEX may be ironed but do not iron the Velcro tabs CARE OF THE NOMEX FLIGHT SUIT

34 CARE OF NOMEX FLIGHT GLOVES Avoid unnecessary contact with POL products (preflight) Wash gloves with mild soap Dry at room temp, in well ventilated area NEVER place leather palms in direct heat

35 HGU-56P HELMETS All maintenance performed by ALSE Clean visors with ZEP cleaner Do not store in POV

36 ACTION: Identify the miscellaneous apparel that is safe and unsafe CONDITION: Given a list STANDARD: IAW AR 95-1 and AR ENABLING LEARNING OBJECTIVE #4

37 MISCELLANEOUS APPAREL

38 Rings can cause severe injuries Metal badges can cause electrical burns Wear sunglasses on days with night flights MISCELLANEOUS APPAREL

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42 OH-58 wire strike incident in Kosovo Chicken Plate saved the pilots life

43 QUIZ Click on the link below to access the ALSE UPDATE 1 Quiz Log-in and Click Search Tab Class Name = ALSE UPDATE 1


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