Survival Equipment: Maximizing the Odds

When the dust settles after a forced landing your chances of survival and rescue may depend on the quality of the equipment you brought with you.

As aviators, we see no irony in being sustained aloft by an ongoing series of violent explosions of a volatile chemical mixture generating a hearing-damaging roar that calms us to the point of somnolence. Yet when that soothing roar ceases, without our command, and the resulting silence brings us to a level of terrified hypervigilance […]
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