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Aviation Life-Support Equipment

Aviation Life-Support Equipment Program (PDF)

For questions regarding ALSE, please contact:

Jon Dixon
NOAA ALSE Technician
813-828-3310 x3040

Aviation Life Support Equipment (ALSE)
required to be carried in the aircraft or worn by personnel  

Flight Purpose and Environmental Conditions Life Raft of sufficient capacity for all aircraft occupants Personal Floatation Device (PFD) (Life Vest) Personal Emergency Locator Transmitter Anti-Exposure Suit
Mission Operations Over Water  
Mission Operations over cold water ( <59F water temp and/or <32F air temp)

Helicopter Emergency Egress Device (HEED) requires specialized training

Additional requirements may apply abroard Department of Interior [DoI] or DoI sponsored charters.

 

 

 

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