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Integrated Breathing Apparatus Training Will Change Industry Standards

Written by Carroll McCormick Occupants of helicopters that ditch into water have a good chance of surviving the impact with only minor injuries. They also stand a good chance, sadly, of drowning before they can escape the wreckage, according to accident research. Helicopter underwater emergency breathing apparatuses (HUEBA) give passengers extra time to escape, but only if training prepares them to act correctly and quickly in such unusual and highly stressful conditions. Buoyed by the conclusions of a study carried out […]