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IX. Emergency Operations 53 Task 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, personal, and survival gear appropriate to the airplane and environment encountered during flight and identifying appropriate equipment that should be onboard the airplane. Knowledge The applicant demonstrates understanding of: CA.IX.D.K1 Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT) operations, limitations, and testing requirements. CA.IX.D.K2 Fire extinguisher operations and limitations. CA.IX.D.K3 Emergency equipment and survival gear needed for: CA.IX.D.K3a a. Climate extremes (hot/cold) CA.IX.D.K3b b. Mountainous terrain CA.IX.D.K3c c. Overwater operations Risk Management The applicant demonstrates the ability to identify, assess and mitigate risks, encompassing: CA.IX.D.R1 Failure to plan for basic needs (water, clothing, shelter) for 48 to 72 hours. Skills The applicant demonstrates the ability to: CA.IX.D.S1 Identify appropriate equipment and personal gear. CA.IX.D.S2 Brief passengers on proper use of on-board emergency equipment and survival gear.

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