Flashcards in M3710.4D RS Manual Deck (191)
What are the positions for the lock on the hoist hook during deployments and recoveries of RS?
1. shall be in the unlocked position for bare hook recovery of the RS.
2. shall be in the locked position during all vert surface deployments.
3. should be in the unlocked position during all other deployments and
The water portion of the PhysicalTraining Assessment (PTA) and swim training sessions shall be performed in a
measured pool of 25 yards or more and should have a depth of 8.5 feet or more
To allow flexibility and realistic training, rescue swimmers may occasionallyconduct the swim training session in a river, ocean, lake, etc.
What body of water should the swim workouts be completed in?
Should be performed in a measured 25 yard pool. To allow flexibility and realistic training RS may occasionally conduct swim workout in a pond, lake, river, or ocean
Lifesaving drills may be performed in what?
Measured pool, 25 yards, or under open water training conditions
What does the RS do if the survivor wraps their legs around them?
The RS shall locate the survivors knees using the thumbs. Apply pressure to the inside pressure points of the knee while pushing downward.
p. 2-47 Caution
What on scene conditions determine the use of the RS?
1. sea state
2. water/air temp
3. predatory life
4. other environmental factors
5. ability of the RS to safely complete the mission
What manual provides authorized RS equipment descriptions and maintenance procedures?
What are the restrictions for an RS to swim under objects?
An RS SHALL NOT swim under/into parachutes, layers of ice, capsized or submerged vessel, aircraft, or vehicle.
An RS is permitted to search visually and reach inside while maintaining a grasp on a reference point
What manual provides SDAP?
What must be met for an RS to to eligible for SDAP
RS must be serving at a helicopter unit tasked to maintain helicopter RS and fulfilling all appropriate operational and physical training requirements set forth
Who approves SDAP, when is it due, and what appendix will you find the message?
3. Appendix B
Where will you find the message example sent after a noteworthy case where lessons can be learned or problems with RS equipment arise?
The appropriate flight or water ensemble with aircrew flight helmet, Visor ___, SHALL be worn by the RS when being hoisted to a ___ or ___.
vessel or land
What is the complete flight ensemble
1. flight suit or dry suit
2. flight gloves
3. flight boots
4. RS harness with SEAS bottle while over water
5. aircrew flight helmet
1-4 Appendix C
Water deployment ensemble
1. wet suit or dry suit
2. RS harness
3. fins and booties/rock boots/water boots
4. mask and snorkel
1-4 Appendix C
Water deployment ensemble chosen will be at the ____ of the __ based on __ ___ variables. A dry suit is required to be worn if water temperature is ___ degrees or below
discretion of the RS
What are the specifications for wearing the wet/dry suit hood or surf cap
RS SHALL wear if water temperature is 55 degrees or below and during all night operations regardless of water temperature
The RS protective helmet with SOLAS grade reflective tape shall be worn during what
operations conducted in surf, cave, rock, white water areas, or areas of debris
Vertical surface/land deployment ensemble
1. flight or dry suit
2. flight or protective gloves
3. flight boots/cliff boots
4. RS harness
5. aircrew flight helmet with visor down/or approved goggles/face mask
6. yellow arm bands when not in dry suit
1-5 Appendix C
245 lb breaking strength
attached to equipment attachment ring, small eye of hoist hook
What environmental conditions can cause the development of substantial electrical fields and may warrant use of HSD
Widespread, low, thick ceilings, electrical storms forming nearby, and calm seas
What manual contains the pilot, fm, and RS initial and recurrent flight training requirements for RS operations
Air Ops 3710.1 series
How long does the RS have to reapply to take the certification test again after notification of failure of the first and second test?
What must be done if a third test is failed?
Again attend National Registry EMT certification training
What must be done to be designated a helicopter rescue swimmer
1. complete a military helicopter rescue swimmer school
2. complete basic aircrew syllabus for type of aircraft and BA
3. complete both RS ground and flight portion of the syllabus
4. complete the initial RS standard PT test
5. complete certification as a Coast Guard NREMT-B
In instances of urgent operational necessity, rescue swimmers from a single or dual rotor wing unit may deploy from either airframe after receiving what?
thorough passenger brief
Where are the handholds on the 60 and 65 airframe
60- each side of the main cabin door
65- located on the boom stanchion
Where can the RS qualification syllabi be found
Coast Guard portal website
What should the RS do at the beginning of each duty day
inspect their own equipment and the units supplemental RS SAR and EMT equipment
Where are the RS hand signals found