IX. Emergency Operations
D. Emergency Equipment and Survival Gear
References FAA-H-8083-2, FAA-H-8083-3; POH/AFM
Objective To determine that the applicant exhibits satisfactory knowledge, risk management, and skills associated with emergency equipment and survival gear appropriate to the airplane environment encountered during flight and identifying appropriate equipment that should be on board the airplane
The applicant demonstrates understanding of
K1 Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT) operations, limitations and testing requirements  
K2 Fire extinguisher operations and limitations  
K3 Emergency equipment and survival gear needed for:  
K3a Climate extremes (hot/cold)  
K3b Mountainous Terrain  
K3c Overwater operations  
The Applicant demonstrates the ability to identify, assess and mitigate risks encompassing:
R1 Failure to plan for basic needs (Water, clothing, shelter) for 48-72 hours  
The applicant demonstrates the ability to:
S1 Identify appropriate equipment and personal gear  
S2 Brief passengers on proper use of on-board emergency equipment and survival gear