7.6 Life Preserver Drill

7.6.1 Equipment Criteria

  1. Life preservers used for this drill shall be identical to each model carried on the air operator's fleet.

7.6.2 Performance Criteria

  1. Each trainee shall perform the following for each model carried:

    1. Remove life preserver from the closed/sealed pouch;
    2. Don life preserver and inflate using automatic inflation of at least one chamber;
    3. Partially inflate second chamber of life preserver orally;
    4. Practice deflation technique;
    5. Locate and review light activation;
    6. Locate whistle; and
    7. Fit life preserver for a child.
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