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10.66.2 State the components of a pre-flight passenger briefing by a pilot with respect to aircraft safety features and equipment.
A person operating an aircraft carrying passengers must ensure that each passenger has been briefed on-
- the conditions under which smoking is permitted; and
- the applicable requirements for the occupation of seats and wearing of restraints ; and
- the location and means for opening the passenger entry doors and emergency exits; and
- the location of survival and emergency equipment for passenger use; and
- the use of flotation equipment if required for a flight over water; and
- the normal and emergency use of oxygen equipment installed in the aircraft for passenger use; and
- procedures in the case of an emergency landing; and
- the use of portable electronic devices.
10.66.4 Explain the basic steps in post-crash survivor management.
Post Crash Survival
- Assess the accident site for hazards e.g. fire, smoke, fuel
- Attend to passengers & crew
- Ensure locator beacons are operating.
- Remain with the A/C, unless it is unsafe to do so
- Attempt to call for help by phone. It is unwise to turn on A/C electrics due to the risk of fire.
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