7.4 Life Preserver Drill

7.4.1 Equipment Criteria

  1. Life preservers used for this drill shall be identical to those models most commonly carried on the air operator's aircraft.

7.4.2 Performance Criteria

  1. Each crew member shall perform the following:

    1. Observe removal of life preserver from closed pouch;
    2. Don life preserver;
    3. Locate and review operation of inflation toggles;
    4. Practice deflation technique;
    5. Locate and review light activation; and
    6. Locate whistle.

  2. Observe the fitting of a life preserver for a child.
  3. Review any design and/or operational differences for all other models of life preservers carried in the air operator's fleet.
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